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The Dashboard Insight website contains a number of useful articles, examples and guides on the subject of Organizational Dashboards.
Authors and their affiliation
Alexander 'Sandy' Chiang, Research Director, Dashboard Insight
Year of publication
Type of resource
A good introductory website, providing concise descriptions of dashboards, visual analysis tools, scorecards and reports.
Who is this resource useful for?
- Advocates for evaluation
- Commissioners/managers of evaluation
- Evaluation users
- Those involved in evaluation capacity strengthening
How have you used or intend on using this resource?
I found this resource helpful in providing clear definitions and key characteristics of dashboards and other data display tools, something that can be oddly hard to find! I have incorporated much of this content in training I provide to for-purpose organisations in monitoring and evaluation.
Why would you recommend it to other people?
It's a concise and clear introductory explanation of data dashboards and other ways of displaying data.
Chiang, A. S. (2011). What is a Dashboard? Defining dashboards, visual analysis tools and other data presentation media. [Website]. Retrieved from: https://web.archive.org/web/20181205074121/http://www.dashboardinsight.com/articles/digital-dashboards/fundamentals/what-is-a-dashboard.aspx (archived link)