In information management, a dashboard is referred to as a graphical user interface on which data is visually displayed. Literally translated, the term dashboard means “dashboard”. But what does a dashboard have in common with a graphical user interface in IT?
Let’s take a look at a dashboard or even a cockpit. Here we are presented with a lot of information coming from different sources at a glance. In a way, a dashboard works the same way. It is an arrangement of various graphical elements that visualize data and help manage systems/programs more easily.
For example, through the Mac OS X dashboard you can control settings and create widgets, such as the calculator, weather display, etc., and position them in the way that works best for you.
Google Dashboard shows you all the data associated with your Google account, and Dashboard in CMS (content management systems) like WordPress helps to design your own web pages and add content.
Dashboards are also often used in companies
For example, in the area of controlling to monitor financial ratios (e.g. cash flow), to compare planned and actual values (e.g. sales, contribution margins) and to control production (e.g. current capacity utilization and equipment effectiveness). But they are also used in marketing, sales and customer support. The information that a dashboard needs is pulled from upstream systems such as ERP and BI, among others. Modern dashboard solutions allow users to create and design their own interface.
With SugarCRM‘s CX dashboards and reports, you get real-time insights into your most valuable performance metrics. You also have the ability to personalize your dashboard, giving you all the insights that matter to you at a glance.
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