04 June 2006

Information Dashboard Design — book review

Dashboards have become popular in recent years as powerful tools for communicating important information at a glance. They tend to imitate motor car fascias or small airplane cockpit controls and they are used for displaying sales figures, statistics, business information (BI) and any sort of key performance indicators (KPIs). They can be used for all sorts of purposes - monitoring stock market prices, showing the weather, recording production output, or listing web site usage. This blog for instance is monitored by a service which shows me with maps, graphs, and bar charts who has been visiting, where in the world they are located, how many entries they viewed, and which browser they were using ... Read more >>


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