Overview and Details in viewing Dashboard.

The concept of Overview and Details has been long introduced by Schneiderman 30 years back through visualization mantra. At that time I am form five at Sekolah Menengah Sains Muar 🙂

“Overview First, Zoom and Filter, then Details on demand”

Then after 30 years, we found the overview concept has been taken as the big picture. But the function for overview to cover the big picture concept is still inadequate. That’s why we need to extend the overview – by relating to its details and more importantly emphasized the interconnectedness between these elements.

To custom current BI tools, we tried to apply these concept by proposing the design below:

By proposing this layout, we intend to facilitate the challenge 1 that we shared from previous posting.