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Dashboard Tool


A dashboard tool is a business intelligence application that consolidates critical performance metrics and displays them in simple, visual format on a screen, making it easy for users to stay constantly updated on the information most important to their businesses.

Dashboard tools can be designed to suit a variety of needs, and will therefore take on a variety of forms:

Geographic maps
Time series charts
Spark lines
Heat maps
Tree maps
Fever charts

Sources :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_visualization http://www.dashboardinsight.com/articles/digital-dashboards/fundamentals/what-is-a-dashboard.aspx

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