Mar 11 2010

Xcelsius Contest on SCN

Categories: Dashboard Techniques Dave Rathbun @ 7:57 pm

Jason Cao, one of the Business Objects Community Evangelists at the SAP Community Network (SCN) has an interesting challenge for Xcelsius developers. He has posted some very simple data and asked for folks to jazz it up with Xcelsius.

Xcelsius Challenge for Community Poll Results

If you’re interested, you have until April 30, 2010 to enter your submission.

I’m thinking of creating a pie chart. :P


Aug 17 2009

Why Are Gauges Important?

Categories: Dashboard Techniques Dave Rathbun @ 1:53 pm

Here is a number: 50

Here is a gauge:

Gauge image

Which is more effective? Which conveys more information, and why? Continue reading “Why Are Gauges Important?”