Appearance Guidelines

After you have selected an overall implementation and navigation strategy for your displays, you can begin to consider the content and appearance of each display. The data you need to show will determine the content of each display. However, the appearance of your analysis displays may be completely in your hands, depending on the other corporate standards that have been established in your company. If you have control over the appearance, create attractive, easy-to-read analysis displays to increase productivity among users. Analysis displays that are hard to read are also hard to use, which lowers productivity.

Use the following guidelines to create attractive analysis displays: