This handbook shares 10 purpose-built Power BI dashboards that follow design best practices, featuring unique datasets to provide inspiration for building and designing your own reports. It can be a great way to kick start the process.
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We will cover three criteria to provide a high-level overview of each dashboard:
For reference, all the dashboards below were built using the Numerro Toolkit, allowing for an effortless build/design process whilst implementing design best practice every step of the way. Furthermore, the Toolkit includes all the dashboards as templates to assist you in getting started.
1 - Finance Dashboard
2 - HR Dashboard
3 - Logistics Dashboard
4 - Social Media Dashboard
5 - Sales Dashboard
6 - Marketing Dashboard
7 - Customer Analysis Dashboard
8 - Customer Satisfaction Dashboard
9 - Executive Dashboard
10 - Website Analytics Dashboard
The finance dashboard was built as an executive-level report to showcase an organization's financial insights. As the intended users are executive-level employees, the dashboard presents high-level insights that allow users to easily scan the report. Users then have the additional option to dive into the granular metrics, should a high-level matrix trigger an insight worth exploring.
The purpose of the dashboard is to provide a high-level overview of the business's financial performance over time. Additionally, it allows users to dive into financial performance by location and product category. Both of these focus areas allow users to determine financial trends and areas of over/under performance. Users can then use these initial insights to determine where to focus their efforts.
The HR dashboard is for HR managers who want to understand the demographics of employees, keep up with new employees, and ensure they are meeting industries diversity standards.
High-level insights, including average salary, average duration, and average age, help the HR team understand who their employees are. These insights allow HR to better accommodate employees in future company decisions. Additionally, the insights help the HR team carefully craft a diverse workforce that meets the companies mission.
The logistics dashboard is used by logistics managers to help them understand the flow of goods. The report also provides a view by product, delivery method, and location for further insights.
The purpose of the logistics dashboard is to help logistics managers with product flow. The dashboard identifies areas of high/low product flow to helps managers allocate resources in order to meet delivery standards and run a smooth operation.
Overall, this helps the organisation become more efficient by better utilising their resources, essentially saving them time and money.
The social media dashboard is for social media managers and is used to help them understand the high-level impact each of their social networks has on their audience.
The purpose of the report is to provide an overview of how the social media teams efforts are impacting the number of impressions over time. Additionally, the dashboard is designed to help identify the best performing social networks. In return, this helps the team better understand where to focus their marketing efforts.
The sales dashboard was built for sales managers to help them visualize their sales data, including opportunity values, count and velocity.
The purpose of the dashboard is to help sales managers understand how the business is performing and where they need to focus their efforts if they are to meet their sales targets.
The dashboard provides sales managers with an overview of their sales to date, along with granular details relating to each opportunity. Additionally, all metrics are presented in a high-level format to help sales managers identify areas of focus.
The marketing dashboard was built for a banks marketing team to visualize a set of market research the bank carried out with its customers.
The purpose of the dashboard is to help a banks marketing team identify trends and patterns within a set of market research carried out with customers.
The dashboard provides the marketing team with a visual representation of their research, allowing them to spot correlations between various customer data points. These insights help them understand their customers and therefore learn how to better accommodate them.
The customer analysis dashboard was built for the management of a food retailer to better understand their customer's demographics and how these impact their relationship with the retailer.
The purpose of the dashboard is to help the food retailer understand which type of customers are more valuable, and which ones are less valuable. These insights allow the retailer to focus their efforts on specific customers that provide a higher ROI.
The customer satisfaction dashboard was built for the management of an airline company to help them understand insights collected from customer feedback surveys.
The purpose of the dashboard is to help the airline understand how customers rate the service provided. The insights allow the airline to determine whether they are improving their service with customer expectations. Additionally, it helps them better understand how specific service offerings are performing in regards to customer satisfaction.
The executive dashboard was built for executive level employees to understand how their business has performed year to date.
The purpose of the dashboard is to provide a snapshot of the businesses performance, focusing only on high-level insights that are easily digestible. The aim is for executive level employees to track key metrics and gauge whether a deep dive is necessary to improve/sustain a certain performance metric.
The website analytics dashboard was built for a companies marketing department to understand how customers were interacting with their website.
The purpose of the dashboard is to collect website analytics data a present it in an easier format to help the marketing team digest key insights about how their customers are interacting with their website.
The aim is to showcase key KPI's that help gauge how the website is performing against benchmark metrics. It also uncovers which pages perform better than others so that the team can improve their customers website experience.
If you're looking to get a feel for how we've built the reports above, why not try out our demo template. The demo template and dashboards above were all built using the Numerro Toolkit. We built the Toolkit to make it easier and faster for Power BI users like yourself to build great looking reports that reap the benefits of implementing design best practice. If you're interested in learning how it works, check it out here.