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Widget Main Title

Daily Widget Demand

   

Widget Units

 
  • x 1,000,000 Widgets /

   

Actual

Value

42.9

 
   
 

Minimum Value

0.0

 
   
 

Maximum Value

100.0

 

B) Circular Dial Widget Type #1 Configu

 

Widget Main Title

Daily Widget Demand

   

Widget Units

 
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Actual

Value

3.4

80

   
Total Value 83.0 C) Circular Dial Widget Type #2 Configu Widget Main Title Daily Widget Demand
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83.0
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Widget Main Title
Daily Widget Demand
Widget Units
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Actual Value
41.6
Total Value
83.0

D) Non-Linear Dial Widget Configuration

 

Widget Main Title

Sales YTD

(Tar

   

Widget Units

 
  • x millions USD$

   

Actual

Value

4.6

 
   

ScaleMin

 

0.0

 
   

Scale1

 

0.8

 
  • E) Thermometer Widget Configuration

 

Widget Main Title

Daily Widget Outlook

   

Widget Units

 

x 1,000,000 Widgets /

   

Actual

Value

80.8%

 
   
 

Minimum Value

0%

 
   
 

Maximum Value

100%

 
  • F) Equalizer Widget Configuration Data

ScaleMin
ScaleMin

Widget Main Title

Sales YTD

(Tar

 

0

 

Q1 Target

 

789

   

Q2 Target

 

848

   

Q3 Target

 

861

 

Q4 Target

 

748

 

Widget Main Title

Weekly Sales

   
 

Light #1 Value

37

 
   
 

Light #2 Value

29

 
   
 

Light #3 Value

78

 
   
 

Light #4 Value

36

 
  • H) Pie Widget Configuration Data

Widget Main Title Weekly Sales Light #1 Value 37 Light #2 Value 29 Light #3 Value

Slice #1 Value

Slice #2 Value

Slice #3 Value

Widget Main Title

Daily Widget Producti

 

Blue Widgets

Red Widgets

Green Widgets

  • I) Trend Widget Configuration Data

Widget Main Title Weekly Sales Light #1 Value 37 Light #2 Value 29 Light #3 Value

Widget Main Title

Daily Widget Producti

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  • J) Up/Down Widget Configuration Data

 

Widget Main Title

Monthly Salary Expen

   

Widget Value

 

493,555

 
   
 

Previous Value

491,225

 
   
 

Widget Percent

0.5%

 
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Widget Main Title

Daily Visitors

   
 

Widget Sub-Title

UNIQUE VISITORS

   

Widget Value

 

534

 
   
 

Previous Value

438

 

L)

Funnel Widget Configuration Data

   

Ages

 

Male

Fem

0-20

 

19

 

15

   

20-30

 

46

 

49

   

30-40

 

57

 

50

   

40-50

 

27

 

23

   

50-60

 

21

 

27

   

60-70

 

12

 

7

M)

Dots Widget Configuration Data

 

Widget Main Title

Staff Retention

   
 

Percentage #1

82.3%

 
   
 

Percentage #2

80.8%

 
   
 

Percentage #3

77.4%

 
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Workforce Breakdown
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71%
Previous Value
66%
Male Value
29%
Previous Value
34%
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Widget Main Title Female Percentage Female Value 71% Previous Value 66%
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Female Value
71%
Previous Value
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Widget Main Title
Male Percentage
Male Value
29%
Previous Value
34%

R) Radar Widget Configuration Data

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80.0%
70.0%
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Daily Widget Demand
90.0%
80.0%
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Actual Value
Minimum Value
Maximum Value
Daily Widget Demand
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Daily Widget Production
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4th Dashboard Themometer Configuration
 
 

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We recommend that before you jump straight into d want to show it. The following steps should help you

 
  • 1. Make a list of the key metrics you want to show o

group the metrics into thematic areas. For example

 

Recruitment Metrics

Number of open positions

Average cost per recruitment

Average days per recruitment

 
 
  • 2. Decide the most meaningful increment of time ea

design your dashboard to give you an instantaneou meeting. You may even decide to display and comp

trend over the last year).

 
  • 3. Decide which dashboard widgets you want to use

more). Try to stick to three or four styles per dashbo

 
  • - Linear Dial Widget

  • - Non-Linear Dial Widget

  • - Thermometer Widget

  • - Equalizer Widget

  • - Traffic Light Widget

 
  • - Pie Widget

  • - Trend Widget

  • - Up/Down Widget

  • - Funnel Widget

  • - Dots Widget

 

4.

Choose a layout for you widgets. Generally it is g

portrait). Users should not have to scroll, turn page sheet of paper.

 
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5. Sketch your dashboard out on paper. It is signific
5. Sketch your dashboard out on paper. It is signific
 
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  • 5. Now it’s time to create your dashboard in Excel.

 

Tab #1 – rename as ‘My Dashboard’

Tab #2 – rename as ‘My Configuration Page’

Tab #3 – rename as ‘My Calculations Page’

 
   
  • 6. Copy and paste the widgets you want to use from

layout. It is good practice to group the widgets into t

widgets up neatly.

 
  • 7. Copy and paste the configuration tables from the

 
  • 8. Copy and paste the relevant widget calculations t

 
  • 9. Now comes the difficult part – you need to link th

information on duplicating widgets can be found he

 
 

10. You may like to configure your own color schem

 

If any of this doesn’t make sense – post a message

 

Grab a coffee, take a deep breath and good luck wi

 

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d Using the Dashboard Widgets Spreadsheet

esigning your dashboard in Excel you take a bit of time thinkin prepare your Excel dashboard…

n your dashboard. Remember the key dashboarding principle a Human Resources dashboard might show the following me

Workforce Metrics

Workforce breakdown by age

Workforce breakdown by sex

Workforce breakdown by grade

Workforce breakdown by department

ch of the dashboard metrics will display (current, hourly, daily, s snapshot of the current situation. You may want to update yo are the same metric over different time increments (for examp

e to display each of your metrics. The following widgets are av ard.

ood practice that a dashboard should fit on a single landscap s, drill-down or recalculate to find the necessary information. T

antly easier to first design a dashboard on paper than to build

antly easier to first design a dashboard on paper than to build

antly easier to first design a dashboard on paper than to build
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the Excel Dashboard Widgets ‘Widgets Showcase’ Tab onto hematic areas and put the most important metrics on the upp

‘Widgets Showcase’ onto Tab #2 and arrange them in a simil

ables from the ‘Widget Showcase Calcs’ tab into Tab #3.

ese three tabs together in exactly the same way as the widget re ..

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th your dashboard.

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g about what information you want to show and how you of ‘eloquence through simplicity’. Try
g about what information you want to show and how you
of ‘eloquence through simplicity’. Try where possible to
trics ..
Retention Metrics
 Voluntary turnover rate
 Involuntary turnover rate
 Average length of service
weekly, monthly quarterly or annually). You may want to
ur dashboard once a month for the monthly management
le the current number of open positions compared to the
ailable (feel free to let us know if you would like us to design
e screen or single printed sheet of paper (either landscape,
he following are example layouts that fit onto a single A4
it straight in Excel.
it straight in Excel.
t up three new tabs as follows .. Tab #1 and arrange them into your required
t up three new tabs as follows ..
Tab #1 and arrange them into your required dashboard
er left hand side. Use the cell lines to help you line the
ar layout to the dashboard layout.
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dashboard project.

HOW TO CUSTOMIZE THE STYLE AND COLORS OF THE WIDGETS

The shapes used to make up the dashboard widgets can be easily customized using the standard Excel comma Here is an step-by-step guide of how to reverse the colors and customize the colored markers used in the dials ..

Step #1

Right-click the curved edge of the dashboard widget you want to customize and select ‘group’ followed by ‘ungro

HOW TO CUSTOMIZE THE STYLE AND COLORS OF THE WIDGETS The shapes used to make up

You should now see lots of small boxes showing the sub-components that make up the widget.

HOW TO CUSTOMIZE THE STYLE AND COLORS OF THE WIDGETS The shapes used to make up

Step #2

Here comes the tricky part – the components are arranged as layers on top of each other (the circle is on top of which are on top of the backgrounds). To edit the colored dial markers we need to move the needle one layer ba rectangular edge and choose ‘send to back’ followed by ‘send backward’.

Step #3 Now you'll find that the five colored dial markers are grouped together so we’ll

Step #3

Now you'll find that the five colored dial markers are grouped together so we’ll need to ungroup them to change ‘group’ followed by ‘ungroup’. You should now see five small boxes representing the sub-components of the colo

Step #3 Now you'll find that the five colored dial markers are grouped together so we’ll

Step #4

To format any of these individual colored blocks, right-click and select ‘format shape’. This will give you the norm transparencies, reflections, gradients, 3d bevels, etc. etc.

Step #3 Now you'll find that the five colored dial markers are grouped together so we’ll

To reverse the scale, the simplest method is not to change the colors directly (as they are custom shades using formats from one dial to another dial. To do this, ungroup the components in two separate widgets that are side- the scale marker blocks with the desired color. Then click the ‘format painter’ (in the ‘home’ section of the top rib paintbrush. Then paint this format onto the target dial marker. You should end up with something like this with th

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Step #5

You now finally need to reverse steps 1-4 to tidy up your work ...

5a) Right-click on one of the colored markers and select ‘group’ followed by ‘group’ in the second menu - to grou

5b) Send the markers back one layer (to bring the dial needle forward) by right-clicking and selecting ‘send to ba 5c) Finally right-click the curved edge of the dashboard widget and re-group all of the sub-components into a sin as a single widget).

I hope this makes sense and as always, please feel free to ask for clarification on our website forum if you need

Good luck with your Excel Dashboard project.

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