In todays data driven world it has never been easier to collect, to aggregate and to present terabytes of information in a well structured chart or table. However, its not the amount of data you can process what will drive your business forward, but all the actionable steps that can be drawn from the dashboard metrics.
We spent some time on the www looking for the best dashboards out there and we found a plethora of graphics and software applications eager to feed your aggregated data cravings, but few stand out and are worth considering.
For example.- How to build your dashboard metrics by Ash Maurya. You can check his Youtube video below or buy his Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works (Lean (O'Reilly)) book.
You should also consider reading the post What makes a good lead generation dashboard?by Jonathan Taylor and 6 Golden Rules to Successful Dashboard Design by Nick Smith these are golden gems worth your time. Once you inform yourself with the endless suggestions google has to offer. You will probably come to the conclusion that less is more and a simple yet useful dashboard is always the way forward.
Zoho Creator allows you to be creative and code your own dashboard metrics or if you prefer you can also embed some of the automatically created dashboards Zoho Reports has to offer. Below you can review a few options you can implement on your Zoho Creator application.
Simple header with room for up to 6 metrics to track. The source code for this particular dashboard is available in our Zoho Library.
More robust dashboard with room for several layers of charts or tables stack one below the other. The source code to implement this dashboard is also available in our Zoho Library.
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