“Datazen” the latest ComponentArt product is so awesome that I couldn’t stop writing about it.
Here I will navigate you to create a powerful elegant dashboard just in minutes.
Simply down load the app from Datazen website or Windows store from here and install it on your windows8 machine.
Click on the live tile from start and you will see a collection of decent dashboards categorized in different concepts like below.
So if you are happy with any of them you are almost done with the design, grab one and enjoy!
If you would like to make your own customized dashboard, right click and create one or modify one of the existing.
The environment provides you the very ready to use tool box as you can build up a tailor made page in fraction of time with available most common used data visualization controls, all you need is to drag the desired item from left and drop it in designing canvas on the right and leave all the rest to adorable Datazen.
And during the design time you can play the preview to see how things are going on.
And congratulations, you are done with the design phase which has been always the most time consumer phase in a dashboard project.
In order to bind the dashboard to your data you can choose different data sources from Microsoft Excel to enterprise and cloud sources.
To integrate data simply click on the “Data View” and the smart wizard will take you through you can also save and run the dashboard, keep it as a live tile or send it over as an email attachment with all data.
Any time after you can modify the created dashboard and change the theme, color palette or design structure following the easy above steps.
Try one and enjoy, your points of view will totally be changed to dashboard creation!