Posts tagged with Dashboards

17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful

You don’t need to be a seasoned data scientist or have a degree in graphic design in order to create incredible data visualisations.

It has become a lot simpler to mine your data and interpret your insights in an engaging, attractive, and most importantly easy to understand way.

This is a list of various different free and premium tools and platforms available which will allow you to communicate data in a variety of different formats, from interactive charts, to infographics, to maps, to word clouds.

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Five examples of customer-facing dashboards

Here are five examples of customer-facing dashboards

The British Airways example below is perhaps the most intriguing. It's not particularly complex, however, it’s an interesting example of how a brand in a sector traditionally poor at displaying information can seem innovative by simply presenting account history back to the customer.

The same perhaps still applies to mobile phone operators. Take a look and see what you think.

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10 useful custom Google Analytics reports and dashboards for publishers

This post presents 10 shortcuts to Google Analytics reports and dashboards for publishers, bloggers and content marketers.

I've compiled these from various sources, but I'm sure there'll be some more useful reports out there, so please share them in the comments... 

If you are logged into your Google Analytics, just click the download links, and the reports and dashboards can be saved to your acount. 

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24 beautifully-designed web dashboards that data geeks will love

We live in a world of big (and little) data, and many people have to make sense of numbers as part of their job. The trouble is that there can be a lot of friction involved when mining the data. 

This is where dashboards come into play: a well-designed dashboard can save huge amounts of time, helping people to quickly identify the numbers that matter, in order to make insightful observations or to compile reports. 

Dashboard design is a tricky business. The challenge is to communicate the key numbers in a straightforward way, while allowing users to drill down into the specifics. It is about avoiding clutter, about catering for personalisation, and about the prioritisation of the right metrics. It's difficult to get right, but I think many of these examples have lots of good things going for them. 

I have a few ideas for web apps based around dashboards, so in part this post constitutes a kind of note to self. It is also a call for further suggestions... if you have seen other beautiful / functional / clever dashboards then do leave a comment below. And if you're a data geek who doesn't love some of these, then be sure to say why!

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10 useful Google Analytics custom dashboards

A bit of customisation always helps if you want to extract maximum value from Google Analytics.

Custom reports are a great way to do this, but custom dashboards also play a useful role, allowing you to view key metrics at a glance and tailor the view to your own needs. 

Here I've rounded up 10 custom GA dashboards from various sources.

Just click on the link under the screenshots to automatically add these to your Google Analytics profile... 

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