On-page display that have key performance indicators in real-time is called as an Information Dashboard. To make it easy to read, a modern dashboard often contains graphics like table & charts.
When it is designed well, it will help you to see critical data or information as well as data patterns quickly.
To design user friendly Dashboards some tips and Techniques are given below.
Display the Information Logically
Advantage taken by good dashboard design is Natural Reading pattern of our eyes from left to right. As we know that when we see the webpage we start observing from top-left region og the page as we read content of the screen from left to right.
Main strategy is to keep highest priority data at the top-left region whereas keep lowest priority data at the bottom region of the dashboard.
Let’s look at the dashboard below, a case where content wasn’t arranged in a logical fashion:
The information in the, "Top 10 Customers by YTD Revenue" and "Number of Users by Age Group", doesn’t change frequently in two upper charts.