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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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SUCCESS with graphomate charts

The charts in the graphomate add-on are based on the SUCCESS rules for data visualization and business communication, compiled by Rolf Hichert. A known pitfall when developing dashboards is that a dashboard can consist of colorful and shiny pie charts that are nice to look at but not always that effective to use. A dashboard should present data in such a way that the users can perform effective analysis, compare values, and quickly see what is good or bad. For more information on the SUCCESS principle by Hichert, check http://www.hichert.com/en/success.

The graphomate add-on charts include six charts: Bar & Column, Needle, Deviation, Line, Stacked, and Waterfall. Compared to the standard charts in SAP BusinessObjects ...

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