Dashboard for Quickbooks : How to Build from scratch

If you are using Quickbooks then this may be of your interest. This tutorial is developed using this Dashboard Software We will create the following dashboard from scratch   1. Login to your Quickbooks 2. Create a Custom Transaction Report (remove the left margin and include, account type, class,item, item description, qty, sales price columns) … Read more

PHP Dashboards – Create Custom Dashboards – Totally Free

How to create Dashboards for Free? So you are looking for options to build dashboards? Ingredients : Apache + PHP + MySQL + Free Charting Engine Cost : $0 Time : Tons of it (just kidding) Previously, we did a detailed analysis of various methods of creating dashboards. We had to categorize the different methods … Read more

BugZilla Dashboard | BugsDashboard – Monitor your bugs

If your company is into software development then one of the most important and critical task is to manage bugs. BugZilla is an open source software designed to help you manage software development, especially the “bugs in your software”. Bugzilla is a “Defect Tracking System” or “Bug-Tracking System”. Defect Tracking Systems allow individual or groups … Read more

SQL Server Dashboard | Build Dashboard using Sharepoint

After reviewing the Firebird Dashboard and Oracle Dashboard , let us take a stab at Dashboarding options for SQL Server. Here is a good tutorial on how to build a Dashboard using Sharepoint, In this tutorial Rob, lays down a very pragmatic approach to designing dashboards. The hard parts of building a dashboard are not … Read more

How to build a dashboard using Pentaho BI?

This is a Type-1 Dashboard tutorial Let us analyze the options of building a dashboard using Pentaho,one of the popular and open source BI system. Dashboards are a very important presentation of data. Business users like dashboards since they give them various information objects on one page, mixing diagrams, tables and maybe even textual information. … Read more

Various methods of creating Digital Dashboards – Part 4

Read about the Type – 1 approach Type – 2 approach Type – 3 approach Type 4: This type defines the method of creating dashboard using Excel. The data and presentation is all part of the Excel file. This is the most popular approach as it is very easy and affordable to create dashboards. It … Read more

Various methods of creating Digital Dashboards – Part 3

Read about the Type 2 Approach Type 3: This category involves the use of some big vendor BI tool. These BI tools are quite comprehensive and come with tons of options to choose from. They provide ad-hoc reporting and easy dashboard creation options. Once installed and configured, there is often a need to define data … Read more

Various methods of creating Digital Dashboards – Part 2

This is a continuation of the Dashboard Creation Methods Type 2: This category involves the use of some Dashboard designing tool. You need to download and install the third party software and learn their basic steps in designing the dashboards. Most often the designing tools offer variety of connection methods to the various databases and … Read more

Various methods of creating Digital Dashboards – Part 1

Are you trying to build a Dashboard or a new Application? Three are three types of Dashboard Solutions Type 1: This category defines those tutorials where you built everything from scratch. You write your own SQL queries, database connection methods and create data files. Then you construct your own presentation layer by defining the html, … Read more

Flash Dashboards | Create Dashboard using AnyChart flash charts

This is a good tutorial on how to create a flash based dashboard. Although the steps demonstrated are for a static dashboard you could use a scripting engine like PHP to feed dynamic data to the chart engine. NOTE: You need to know a scripting language like ASP or PHP in order to deliver a … Read more