OneLogin helps IT admins manage all of their organization’s users and apps. I designed a dashboard to empower data-hungry admins with visualizations of how OneLogin is being used across their organization. The goals were to demonstrate business value and help admins sniff out potential security threats.
This project began with plenty of good ideas. Our customer-facing 'Ideas Portal' made it easy to ask users directly what they'd expect from such a UI. We also exercised the creativity of our customers at our User Conference by asking them to draw their ideal dashboard for their business and administrative needs. These sources of input from our core user base helped shap the first set of wireframes.
We sought ways to categorize these charts into themes so that the Dashboard would flow in a logical manner. In earlier prototypes, I categorized them into these buckets:
When it comes to dashboards, it's easy to pile on more and more compelling use cases. So it was important to narrow our focus to just the core things that made sense and offered the most value to customers. Our goals for the Dashboard were to: