CHAPTER 12 SMART DATA AND ALERTS

In this chapter

Understanding Alerts in Xcelsius 298

Unconventional Uses of Conventional Components 302

Going Beyond the Built-in Alerts in Xcelsius 310

Closing Thoughts 312

Prior to the advent of Xcelsius dashboards, some characterized dashboards as structured collections of reported information within a fixed-size footprint on the screen.

Of course, dashboards do more than just simply serve as an “at a glance” reporting and monitoring tool. Like many other dashboard systems, Xcelsius features colorized alerts, drill down, and information-on-demand capabilities.

Xcelsius 2008 enables you to use on-the-spot computations to manage the behavior of visual components, allowing you to take visual communication ...

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