dashboard

Most business applications have some kind of dashboard that gives a top-level view of various functions, but there is a problem with these dashboards. We think we have built something that can solve it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N789nwEyMNM   Demo and Source Code   Understanding the Problem When a business user finds an interesting insight or data point… Read the rest of this entry »

This is the second post in our Data Visualization Spotlight series where we showcase how different organizations are using data visualization and analytics to solve their day to day problems. In mid-March 2013, Netflix reported a global streaming subscriber list of 33 million. It increased to 36.3 million (29.2 million in U.S.) in April 2013. It… Read the rest of this entry »

Behind the scenes of dashboard design is a series of interviews with Product Managers, Developers and Designers of software products with kick-ass information dashboards to help you get an insider’s view into their making. This is the fifth and concluding part of the series. Handling time offs of employees can be a tedious job for an HR manager, especially… Read the rest of this entry »

Behind the scenes of dashboard design is a series of interviews with Product Managers, Developers and Designers of software products with kick-ass information dashboards to help you get an insider’s view into their making. This is the third part of the series. Imagine a typical day in a system admin’s life. He has to keep a continuous check… Read the rest of this entry »

Jemstep helps individual investors manage their investments by providing guidance on what to buy, sell or hold for their retirement portfolio. Using proven portfolio modeling methods, Jemstep chalks out a plan to create the maximum return for their portfolio while keeping in mind the appropriate level of risk each user is ready to take.

In the 2nd part of this series we are going to have a look at another finance app with an amazing dashboard—Toshl Finance. Like Money Dashboard, Toshl is a money tracker and budgeting tool which lets you manage your expenses and income using a dashboard. Where it lags behind Money Dashboard is that it does not allow automatic import of data from your bank accounts. Every income and expense data has to be entered manually. Where it wins over Money Dashboard is its multi-platform availability—in addition to a well-designed web app, it supports iOS, Android, Symbian and Windows and syncs smoothly across different devices. Without further ado let’s have a closer look at the app dashboard.

Money Dashboard is touted as Britain’s answer to Mint.com (the most popular personal finance management app in US). It is an online application that lets you monitor, organize and take control of your money. Once authorized, it can link to all your various bank accounts, provide real-time graphical analysis of your spending, allow you to set and achieve spending goals and also set alerts. It is however, a read-only application, you cannot do any monetary transaction using Money Dashboard.

1. Metro/modular layout: Popularized by Windows 8, the metro/modular layout draws its inspiration from the International design style (or the Swiss style) of the 1950s. Max Huber, Emil Ruder, Josef Müller-Brockman and Armin Hofman were the pioneers of this design style.