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SAS/GRAPH Dashboard Samples

Dashboards provide quick access to key performance information that business professionals need to make effective decisions. The following samples show how to use SAS/GRAPH software to create indicator graphics and assemble those indicators into dashboards. Associated documentation explains how to deliver the dashboard information to users with a variety of SAS presentation tools.

Dashboard Samples

The following dashboard samples are available in the Samples section of this Web site. Three versions are available for each sample:

Slider Chart Indicators
Shows a key value as pointer on a bar that shows qualitative ranges. The pointers can be highlighted to indicate items that need immediate attention.
Single Slider Chart Indicator: SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version
Complete Dashboard: SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version

Bullet Graph Indicators
Shows a key value as a bar against a background that shows qualitative ranges, combined with a symbol that represents a target value.
Single Bullet Graph Indicator: SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version
Complete Dashboard: SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version

Dial Meter Indicators
Shows a key value as pointer on a circular scale that represents a qualitative range.
Single Dial Meter Indicator: SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version
Complete Dashboard: SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version

Bar Chart Indicators
Shows a related group of key values as bars, along with symbols that represent target values. The color of each bar represents a qualitative measure of the corresponding value.
Single Bar Chart Indicator: SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version
Complete Dashboard: SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version
Telesales Dashboard
Shows a variety of indicators that monitor the real-time performance of a telephone sales team or similar organization. Key measures shown on the dashboard include
  • call wait time
  • call duration
  • abandoned calls
  • call volume
  • order volume
  • sales representative utilization
SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version
Marketing Analysis Dashboard
Shows a variety of indicators that support the analysis of customer data for an online merchant or similar organization. Key measures shown on the dashboard include
  • number of visitors (daily, monthly, and yearly)
  • number of registered visitors
  • number of orders of top-selling products
  • number of times top-selling products were viewed
  • products purchased together but not displayed together
  • products displayed together but not purchased together
  • other Web sites that provided referrals
SAS program version  Stored process version  Portlet version

Note: In addition to the individual samples, you can also download a single file that contains all the samples along with the supporting documentation:
Dashboard samples download package

Documentation

The following documentation is available for the SAS/GRAPH dashboard samples.

Note: You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 or later to view this document. You can download the reader from the Adobe web site.

  • Implementing Dashboard Samples with SAS
    Provides examples of how to use the samples to construct and display dashboards using SAS Web Report Studio, SAS Information Delivery Portal, and the SAS Stored Process Web Application.
View PDF (824KB)
  • SAS/GRAPH 9.1 Reference
    Provides complete reference information about all the features of SAS/GRAPH software, including those used to construct the dashboards in these samples.
View PDF (8.97MB)