New Feature On Track Gauge

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by Robb Sands
digital gauge

Executive Summary

 New Feature: On-Track Digital Gauge
     -> what is this new on-track indicator 
     -> why you need one
     -> how to add one to your dashboard step by step
Approx. Skim Time: 1min 00sec ~ 100 wordsFull Read Time:1min 50sec~ 300 words


What is an On-Track Indicator?

Target Dashboard has a number of gauges, both analogue and digital.  You can already track whether or not your current metric has hit target, is above it, or below it.  But what if you are mid-month and know you won't likely hit target until end of month?  How would you know if you are ON TRACK to make target at month end?  Enter the digital gauge with target and on-track display.

This new digital gauge not only tells you if you've made target and how far off you are to hitting target, but it also calculates how far into the period you are and whether you're on the path to success.  It makes obvious your trajectory - whether you're likely to make target, or if you're off the tracks.

Step by Step

Step 1:  Pick a dashboard, edit mode, and click Add Other Item.

click add other item


Step 2:  Choose Gauge from the list.

pick gauge from the list


Step 3:  Select On-Track Gauge (Experimental) from the list, then complete the other fields.

fill in all the boxes and add


Steps 4-8:  Select your data table, which column, interval and set heading + title, then click Add.  You could end up with something like our Orderwise sales data on-track gauge below.

digital gauge
Give this a try for yourself and see how easy it is - if you run into any trouble, just give us a call and we'll be happy to walk you through it step by step...


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