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The recent focus in this dashboarding forum on Excel dashboards has prompted Dashboard Spy emails with links to their favorite enterprise dashboard worksheets. Lynn points us towards this Excel business dashboard. It’s a downloadable xls file. As you can see from these dashboard screenshots, there is a data input page and lots of nicely laid out charts. Try it out and compare it to the other Excel-based spreadsheets we’ve been pointing to. This one has a good set of business KPIs that are particularly helpful to small businesses.
Executive KPIs include:
Sales by Product
Total Sales Budget Over/Under
Cost of Goods Sold
Research & Development Expenses
Interest income (expense)
Other income (expense)
Total Nonoperating Income (expense)
Income (Loss) Before Taxes
Net Income (Loss)
Cumulative Net Income (Loss)
So what or who is The Dashboard Spy? As his about page states, The Dashboard Spy is just a guy interested in the design of enterprise dashboards. He could not find any executive dashboard design source books (or even screenshots of real business dashboards) and so set about creating his own. Finally convinced to post his extensive collection of dashboard screenshots online, he was amazed to find how popular it has become. If you have a nice screenshot of a digital dashboard, balanced scorecard, or any business intelligence graphic to share, please send an email to info _at_ dashboardspy.com. Also check out The Dashboard Spy’s favorite books.