OrgChart Now Help Guide

Plan Dashboard

Overview

The Plan Dashboard displays information about the current plan. Information shown includes:

  • Plan Status (Active or Locked)

  • Time the plan was last synchronized with the source data

  • Plan Metrics

  • List of team members with whom the plan has been shared

Accessing the Plan Dashboard

  1. If you are not currently in the planning mode, you will need to open or create a plan. Reference the Plan Explorer topic for more information.

  2. Click on the Dashboard tab. If the Dashboard tab is not shown click on the Planning_ExpandMenu.png button (on the right side of the screen).

    Plan_Dashboard_1.png

Plan Information

The following information is shown at the top of the Dashboard Tab:

Plan Name

Plan name as specified by the plan owner. The plan name can be modified using the Plan Explorer.

Plan Status

  • Active – Plan can be modified.

  • Locked – Plan cannot be modified.

  • Archived– Plan has been archived (and cannot be modified unless reactivated).

Last Modified

Last time plan was modified by a collaborator or owner.

Last Sync

Last time plan was synchronized with source data. Reference Synchronizing Plans for more information on this topic.Synchronizing Plans

Plan Metrics

The Plan Metrics table allows your team to model toward a goal. The Headcount metric is automatically included when creating plan. Reference the Plan Metrics  topic for more information on adding additional metrics to your plan.

For each metric, the following information is available:

Target

This is the desired (or goal) value for a metric. To set a target, click on the Planning_Edit_Metrics.png icon (at the top of the Plan Metrics table).

Plan

This value as computed from the current plan. This metric is not automatically updated as you plan. Click on the Planning_Refresh_Metrics.png to recalculate this value.

Starting

This is the value of the metric when the plan was created.

Change

This is the amount the value has changed from the start (Plan – Start Value).

Distance to Target

This is the distance from the Plan value to Target value (Target Value – Plan).

Team Members

The Team Member table displays:

  • A list of team members (with whom the plan has been shared)

  • The role of each team member (Viewer, Collaborator or Plan Owner). Reference Sharing Plans for more information on this topic.

The plan owner can use the crisp_share.png to share a plan with other team members.

Note

Note: The green dot to the left of a team member indicates if a team member has the current plan open. All changes made by team members are reflected within the plan in real-time.