Thursday, August 1, 2013

General Design Recommendations for Dashboard


  1. Focus on Data first
  2. Design the dashboard with your target audience in mind
  3. Keep related data on a single screen
  4. Pay Attention to object placement
  5. When possible limit number of metrics
  6. Focus on Important Indicators like Trends, Variances and Performance States
  7. Group Like Items or Comparison Items Together
  8. Use white space or thin grey lines to separate groups of data
  9. Keep simple navigation in mind
  10. Limit the number of fonts in a dashboard