Performance Dashboards in BSC Designer Online

Dashboards in BSC Designer Online are a great way to visualize and share important performance information with all key members of your team. To access the dashboards follow these steps:

Video Tutorial: Building Dashboards

  1. Log into your account at BSC Designer Online
  2. Open any scorecard
  3. Go to the "Dashboards" tab

Creating a new dashboard

Any scorecard in BSC Designer Online can include several performance dashboards. Using the toolbar on the "Dashboard" you can:

Adding a new chart to a dashboard

To add a new chart to a dashboard follow these steps:

  1. Open any scorecard, go to the "Dashboards" tab
  2. Click the "Add..." button on the toolbar and select "Chart" option. Dashboard chart options dialog will be displayed
  3. Choose an indicator that will be used as a source of the chart data. Pay attention to the "Display for item selected on KPIs tab" checkbox:
    • If this checkbox is checked, then the indicator that is currently selected on the KPIs tab will be used as a source of the data
    • If the checkbox is not checked, then the software will ask you to select an indicator with the source data
  4. Select chart type from the drop list
  5. Select if you want to visualize on the dashboard "Value," "Performance," or "Progress"
  6. Click "OK" to finalize the process

With the "Add..." menu it is also possible to visualize on the dashboard other objects from the scorecard:

Adjusting chart properties

In BSC Designer Online it is possible to move and resize charts according to your needs.

To delete a chart:

  1. Hover over the chart
  2. Click on the red cross icon that will appear

To resize a chart:

  1. Move mouse pointer to the edge of the chart
  2. Press mouse button, resize chart as needed
  3. Release mouse button

Some charts (for example, a Time chart) can be customized additionally.

  1. Move mouse pointer over the chart
  2. Additional controls will appear
  3. Add new chart to a dashboard

  4. Use "+" button to add additional indicators to the chart
  5. User "gear" button to customize chart, for example to change the period of time visualized on the chart