Tuesday Aug 25, 2009

Dashboard Chart Color Management

I have been asked by several customers about managing colors in charts and graphs in the PLM Dashboard. This issue came up recently as well, and I am taking this opportunity to make this information widely available via our PLM blog. There are two primary issues that customers normally have regarding this. The first one is maintaining general consistency between dashboard charts across tabs i.e. all solid colors v/s matted v/s borders etc. The second issue is more important in my mind and relates to having a consistent color representation for the same status across all tabs and charts so as to not confuse users. e.g. all Change Orders in 'Released' status should be displayed in Green across all tabs.

This blog post addresses both issues and should provide customers and consultants with some good tips on managing colors in the PLM Dashboard.

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Friday Jul 24, 2009

Communicating with Users via Dashboard

This blog post originated as a question from our customer Harris Corporation. They eventually figured it out themselves, so kudos to them! BTW, Harris Corporation was recently named the winner of AMR’s Supply Chain Excellence Award for small to midsize businesses. Congratulations! Harris has thousands of users, and they often want to communicate with them. They do have an internal Agile/PDM support website, and have used email and other means, but they really wanted a ‘push’ type of communication. A key requirement here was that the communication mode was one which Agile users could see without requiring any additional action on the part of the user. In Harris's case, they wanted to provide announcements (and hyperlinks) via a 'Login Announcements' URL when their users launched Agile. [Read More]
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