The following set of activities will guide you in creating and editing data-reporting panels in the Dashboard, to allow you to display the types of data you need, in the forms that you need.

What you will learn:

  • How to start up and log on to the Dashboard.
  • How to create a data profile.
  • How to create a Dashboard panel, for displaying data about your project in the form of a chart, report, indicator or heat map.
  • How to modify both data profiles and panels, to ensure that the right data is displayed in the right way.
  • How to access and work with predefined data profiles and panel templates.
  • How to create a Dashboard page, to help organize and group your panels.


  • Basic understanding of the TestArchitect Dashboard and its purpose.
  • Familiarity with the TestArchitect projects, project items and repositories.

Audience: Testers, Automation engineers, Administrators.

Duration: 60 minutes

  1. Launching Dashboard
    In this activity you will run through the steps required for opening a Dashboard portal into your project.

  2. Creating a data profile

    In this activity, you will create a data profile.

  3. Creating a chart

    In this activity, you will create a chart that displays the relative amounts of groups of data, and view drill down reports that allow you to see the detailed records underlying the chart.

  4. Filtering data

    In this activity, you will restrict the items of data being used for a panel to those which matches a set of criteria that you define.

  5. Creating a line chart

    In this activity, you will create a line chart to highlight changes in test outcomes over time.

  6. Creating a stacked bar chart

    In this activity, you will create a stacked bar chart, which is useful for visualizing changes in relative amounts of some quantities over a given range.

  7. Creating a heat map

    In this activity, you will create a heat map, which is a matrix in which the color, or shade, of each cell is used to represent a certain quantitative and/or qualitative value.

  8. Summary: What you have learned

    What you learned in this lesson: