Awhile back we announced that there is a downloadable solution for
dashboards for Service Manager
. Those dashboards are based on SharePoint and require you to have some knowledge of the DW DataMart database and T-SQL in order to create custom dashboard charts.
If you are looking for something a little more fancy, or you want more control of the presentation of the data, or you would rather bring in some data visualization and reporting experts to do the work for you we recommend taking a look at
Microsoft has had a close relationship with Dundas for quite a few years now. In some cases, we have licensed their technology and included it in products such as System Center Operations Manager (reports and diagram view) and SQL Server Reporting Services and even in the .Net Framework itself in version 4.0.
We asked Dundas to build a proof of concept of what their consulting services group could build on top of the System Center Service Manager data warehouse using' Dundas’ new dashboard product. It’s really impressive what they came up with in just about a week’s time. Here are some screenshots:
You can play around with this online actually so you get a feel for the interactivity and can play around with their ‘Dashblocks’.