By putting the appropriate relevant information in dashboards, managers can identify the key facts about what is happening in their part of the organization without having to run reams of reports.

Dashboards are easy to read, often single page, real-time user interfaces, showing a graphical presentation of the current status (snapshot) and historical trends of an organization's Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be made at a glance.

UX (User eXperience ) design.