Archive for August 27th, 2007

Here’s another dashboard I finished a couple of weeks ago and have had good some good feedback on. It’s an executive level dashboard showing the main KPIs that drive a client’s business, with drillable views of the underlying metrics that make up the overall result for any chosen period.

Sample Executive KPI Dashboard

This dashboard has also been done using XSQL to query views on a datamart within an Oracle ODS, and all data populates the gadgets in under a 3 second load time.

Note the “half dials” used to display the service level metrics, and the use of the X and Y offsets for displaying values in more suitable positions on the gadgets. With a little thought you can almost create your own Xcelsius components.

As usual, all feedback welcomed so please leave your thoughts in the comments. Stay tuned, there’s a Sales Management KPI dashboard on the way before the end of the week!


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