Category Topics

Hellos & community happenings

This is the place to say ‘hi’ when you join, see our code of conduct, take part in our monthly book club and give feedback on how the community is run. We’d love to get your suggestions for topics and categories too, so please pitch them here.

Dashboard examples

Browse real-life dashboard examples from other leaders to help you build and iterate yours. Better still, share screenshots of your own dashboard (with or without actual data) to get feedback from the community.

Metrics & KPIs

Join our discussion on metrics, and get inspiration on what to track. We’ll explore KPI examples for different teams, different stages in a business’ lifecycle, and general tips for performance measurement. Everyone is encouraged to share questions, advice, and their own metrics.

Using Geckoboard

Here we’ll share practical tips for using Geckoboard dashboards including product updates and ways to get your data in from your own database. Raise questions on data sources etc., browse product news, and share your own tips for using our product.


The spreadsheets data source is one of the most powerful and popular tools in the Geckoboard arsenal. Here you’ll find tons of tips on how you can make your spreadsheets data sing in dashboard form.

Dashboard design

Get tips on layout, grouping, visualizations, and other dashboard design principles to help you create a dashboard that’s effective and engaging. We’ll be chatting to designers, debating the pros and cons of pie charts, and doing dashboard critiques.