Chapter 6. Creating Professional Dashboards with R and Shiny

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • The concept of using dashboards to display data
  • Getting to know the shinydashboards package
  • Explaining the structure and elements of shinydashboards
  • Building your own sophisticated KPI dashboard with RStudio
  • Accessing different types of data sources to fuel your dashboard

Explaining the concept of dashboards

In today's business world, dashboards are a central concept in aggregating and displaying all kinds of information. More and more data becomes available every day, and so, the need to understand this endlessly growing data is urgent. People have to get insights on these large amounts of data and use them for their business decisions. In a nutshell, ...

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