Mistakes in Dashboard Design

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Mistakes in Dashboard Design by Mind Map: Mistakes in Dashboard Design

1. Source

1.1. Title: Information Dashboard Design

1.2. Subtitle: The Effective Visual Communication of Data

1.3. Author: Stephen Few

1.4. Published: O'Reilly Media, 2006

1.5. Amazon: http://amzn.to/DashboardDesign

1.6. Link to this Map: http://www.mindmeister.com/maps/show/65889653

2. Exceeding boundaries of single screen

2.1. Dashboard Benefit - see everything at once!

2.2. Mistakes

2.2.1. fragmenting dashboards

2.2.1.1. discrete screens that must be navigated

2.2.1.2. different instances of a screen that are accessed through some form of interaction

2.2.2. requiring scrolling

3. Supplying inadequate context for data

4. Displaying excessive detail or precision

5. Choosing inappropriate display media

6. Choosing a deficient measure

7. Introducing meaningless variety

8. Using poorly designed display media

9. Encoding quantitative data inaccurately

10. Arranging the data poorly

11. Highlighting important data ineffectively or not at all

12. Cluttering the display with useless decoration

13. Misusing or overusing color

14. Designing an unattractive visual display