This solution extends the functionality of the product ConceptDraw PRO v9.
Comparison Dashboard integrates a single screen view of the Comparison Charts and Indicators as Horizontal Bar Charts, Column Charts, Line Charts, Dot Plot, Two Columns Indicator, Two Bubbles Indicator, Scales Indicator, Left and Right Arrows Indicator, Up and Down Arrows Indicator and Two Up Arrows Indicator.
The samples you see on this page were obtained by connecting a sample data source to templates from the Comparison Dashboard solution, to demonstrate some of the solution's capabilities and the results you can achieve.
These documents are vector graphic documents, created in ConceptDraw PRO using ConceptDraw Live Objects technology. They are available for reviewing and modifying from the ConceptDraw Solution Park. The Comparison Dashboard Solution is available for all ConceptDraw PRO v9.5 users.
You can download sample data sources for all dashboards to see how changes made to data effect dashboard appearance.
Example 1: Comparison Dashboard — Support Calls by Products
This sample was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Comparison Dashboard solution, and demonstrates the solution's capabilities and the results you can achieve using this solution. All the charts on this page change automatically when the data source changes.
This support performance dashboard contains four horizontal bar charts. The bar charts show the comparison of open and closed support calls for five product models daily and weekly.
ConceptDraw PRO v9 and the Comparison Dashboard solution, found in the "What is a Dashboard" Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park, are all you need to get started. Make sure both are installed on your computer.
How to install
Download and install ConceptDraw Solution Browser and ConceptDraw PRO. Next install the “Comparison Dashboard” solution using Solution Browser.
Comparison Dashboard integrates a single screen view of the Comparison Charts and Indicators as
Horizontal Bar Charts
Two Columns Indicator
Two Bubbles Indicator
Left and Right Arrows Indicator
Up and Down Arrows Indicator
Two Up Arrows Indicator
Why use it?
Each Comparison Chart or Indicator displays your source data, to visually communicate Item Comparison.You can include Composition Charts and Indicators into your business or technical dashboards to show the ranking of your items.
«In an item comparison, we want to compare how things rank: are they about the same, or is one more or less than the others? ...Words indicating larger than, smaller than, or equal are clues to an item comparison. Communication.»
Say It With Charts: The Executive's Guide to Visual Communication
McGraw-Hill | 2001. P. 22.
Item Comparison shows you an item’s ranking. To visualize Item Comparison you can use
Double Bar and Column Indicators
Double Bubble Indicators
Double Arrow Indicators.
What chart or indicator should you use?
Use Horizontal Bar Charts. Also, you can use Column Chart for a few data points. Avoid using the vertical category labels in Column Charts, use Horizontal Bar Charts with horizontal labels instead. Use Comparison Indicators for pairwise comparison.