Dashboards have become a popular means to present critical business information at a glance, but few
do so effectively. Huge investments are made in Information Technology to produce actionable information,
only to have it robbed of meaning at the very last stage of the process: the presentation of insights to those
responsible for making decisions. When designed well, dashboards engage the power of visual perception
to communicate a dense collection of information in an instant with exceptional clarity. This can only be
achieved, however, by applying visual design skills that address the unique design challenges of
dashboards. These skills are not intuitive; they must be learned.
Stephen Few, a leader in the field of data visualization and author of Information Dashboard Design will
expose the common problems in dashboard design and introduce effective design practices through
examples that explain what works, what doesn’t, and why.
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