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(TCMA-3437) Design Principles for Creating a Visually Appealing Dashboard

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Level: Basic
TCM Section(s): 11.3. Information Management
Venue: 2020 AACE International Conference & Expo

Abstract: Organizations have many professionals working on various data analytics initiatives. While the work of data professionals may vary from time to time, designing a dashboard is a common task for most of these individuals. A dashboard is a good way to provide insights ranging from a top-level summary analysis to detailed-level tracking. Often, however, data professionals struggle to fit a plethora of information in a dashboard because of the different requirements that come from various parts of an organization. This paper defines the 5 Ws and 1 H for designing an appealing dashboard and can guide data professionals in accommodating the needs of multiple people at various levels within the organization.