Building Composite, Role-Based Dashboards using WebSphere Dashboard Framework

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 07 August 2007

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IBM Form #: REDP-4313-00
(230 pages)

Authors: Philip Monson, Sam Alexander, Lea Medhurst, Christine Miner

Contributing companies: Ascendant Technology

Abstract

WebSphere Dashboard Framework gives application developers the power to create rich graphical interfaces to business data, which allow the user to make key decisions based upon that data. WebSphere Dashboard Framework also provides powerful collaboration features as well as real-time alerts to provide an organization with the tools needed to make timely decisions.

This IBM Redpaper provides you with the knowledge to get started with WebSphere Dashboard Framework, as well as take an in-depth look into its key features. Whether you are a line of business user wondering what it is all about or an advanced application developer, this IBM Redpaper will give you a greater understanding of how WebSphere Dashboard Framework can be utilized within your organization.

Through the use of an example application, this IBM Redpaper will solve the dashboarding requirements of a fictitious organization and help you use the same concepts in your own organization.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM WebSphere Dashboard Framework
Chapter 2. Overview of portlet creation
Chapter 3. Retrieving data
Chapter 4. Displaying data
Chapter 5. Filtering
Chapter 6. Alerts
Chapter 7. Annotations
Appendix A. Additional material

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