Introduction to Dashboards – Using SAP Dashboards 4.1

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Presenters: Roxanne Pittman and Taylor Packwood, InfoSol Inc.

Intended Audience:

This hands-on workshop is intended for individuals who are new to Dashboards 4.1 and need to learn the fundamentals of using this software.  We will cover all the most used features of Dashboards 4.1 and at the end of this course, participants will be able to create a dynamic dashboard.


None, but a basic knowledge of Excel is helpful though not required.


This course is designed to provide attendees with a step by step guided learning to building a basic dashboard.  Rather than covering isolated topics, we will cover all the basics in the process of building a single dynamic dashboard, where every concept builds on the previous, so that users understand the most common workflows in building a dashboard.

Module Synopses and Major Topics include:

  • Introduction to the Dashboard design tool
  • Adding charts – chart properties and setting up chart values
  • Adding Selectors – the magic of selectors moving data
  • Adding Dynamic Visibility – how to show and hide components
  • Drill Down functionality – how one chart can interact with another
  • Applying formatting and adding graphics
  • Adding tables and scorecards
  • Adding progress bars and alerts
  • Adding maps
  • Publishing options
  • Review & questions

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