A dynamic dashboard is a business tool that displays key performance indicators (KPI), business trends, and other relevant information to management and employees. The panels in a dashboard use 2D and 3D charts to provide high level and relevant information at a glance.
A dashboard provides the following abilities:
Table: Dashboard abilities
A dashboard user can monitor critical business activities, processes, and trends with the performance metrics that can trigger an alert when potential problems occur.
A dashboard user can visually manage people and processes to improve decisions and optimize performance.
A dashboard user can explore the timely and the relevant information that is gathered from multiple sources at one location.
From the Web Console you can view the different dashboards in the sidebar, predefined dashboards and created dashboards to fit the organization's needs.
A dashboard definition consists of the following:
A category for the dashboard
A dashboard contains at least one panel
The dashboard can have a mix of Published Panels and Private Panels
The following dashboard tasks may be available, depending on the permissions you have:
Table: Dashboard tasks
Design and create a dashboard to fit your organization's needs.
Publish the dashboard so that other users can view it. Publishing a dashboard publishes private panels. In the Dashboard sidebar the icon next to the selected dashboard changes from the private icon to the public icon.
Modify the dashboard.
Delete the selected dashboard from the system. You cannot delete a predefined dashboard.
Copy a dashboard in the Dashboards sidebar. Only the CCS Administrator or the dashboard creator can see the copied dashboard.
Unpublish the dashboard so that other users cannot view it. In the Dashboard sidebar the icon next to the selected dashboard changes from the public icon to the private icon.
The following table lists what you can do with dashboards: