Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be done right. Poor dashboard design will turn off users and undermine the usefulness of the information. This blog is the second in a series on common dashboard design mistakes - and how to avoid them.
Today’s issue highlights what could be called the “so what?” problem - having values on a dashboard that the user doesn’t know how to interpret making them ask “so is the number good, bad, or just okay? The solution is both simple and easy: Make sure to add information that puts today’s values in context by allowing them to be compared.
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