Rightly said, “A picture is literally worth a thousand words.” 90% of information comes to the brain is visual. “A dashboard is a visual display of the most important information needed to achieve one or more objectives, consolidated and arranged on a single screen so the information can be monitored at a glance.” – Stephen Few. Dashboard is a visual representation of multiple reports. Today more than ever, dashboards are being used as a reporting tool to spotlight results in client-facing scenarios. It is clear that dashboard technology is taking a larger role in the BI initiatives of organizations. Technology now offers a way to track data in real time allowing for more flexibility in decision making process. Dashboards are easy way to get access to information that we haven’t been able to in past. They track progress on key measure. Dashboards are tool to communicate the current health of the organization and its progress toward its strategic objectives. They provide a straightforward summary of organizational performance and also offer a fast and easy way of drilling-down to more detail. There are many different types of visualization available that you can use to create your dashboard but as said that it should be in line with the standard best practices.