Traffic Light Excel Dashboard
Originally published: 21/09/2018 16:12
Last version published: 27/11/2019 13:52
Publication number: ELQ-10807-2
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Traffic Light Excel Dashboard

This Excel doc. is a dashboard with great aesthetics.

This dashboard from The Smallman is a great example of an aesthetically pleasing tool for reports. The use of traffic lights makes the report more easily understandable. Their use means that from a quick glance one can see how close to target the business is operating at different times. This could also be used for different metrics.

Besides its rewarding visuals, it is a practical and efficient tool. Pie charts, bar graphs and linear graphs bring clarity to the data. There is also space for recording performance analyses of social media campaigns. By using one’s own generic organisational data, one can manipulate the data in order to appropriate the dashboard for different businesses and different regions. The drivers and conditional formatting can be changed to suit the user.

Users will gain the maximum benefit from this file if they are already competent spreadsheets users. The file is designed for people who use Excel on a regular basis, and are comfortable with using its tools and functions. Incorporation of new data should be plug and play considering the calculations you wish incorporated.

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