Before reading this article, make sure to have read our Introduction to Charts.
Charts are the second element of our Reporting module, alongside Tables.
You can view a RAG Changes Over Time chart for Departments and Department Categories. These draw up for you a line chart of your RAG Status Over Time, and can be viewed for an individual Department or Department Category, or your entire system. This allows you to trace their general progress and performance.
You can trace your Grey, Red, Amber, Green and Blue RAGs, and hope to see some rise and others fall!
This is the Chart Builder:
There you select whether you want to view RAG Changes Over Time for a Department or Department Category. You can then either select a specific Department or Department Category, or select 'All' to receive an overview of your entire system.
Choose your Timescale (ranging through Last 30 Days, 3 Months, 6 Months, 1 Year or 3 Years).
Change the Chart's name or Add any Introductory Notes to precede your Chart, then hit 'Preview' to Build the Chart, or 'Add Chart' or 'Add Table' to Build another Report first.
This is what the Chart will look like:
The number of Tasks are revealed on the y-axis; the x-axis holds the date range.
Scroll up or down over the Chart to extend or narrow the Date Range.
Click any Colour in the Key to hide that Line. For example, hiding Grey and Blue will allow a far more condensed view of your Red, Amber and Green Tasks.
PDFs are not yet available for Charts, but you can Share by Email, as one might a Table.
Charts sit alongside Tables as the main elements of Reporting. You can layer Charts on top of Tables to give a fuller, more custom Report.