These dashboards are absolutely critical to good usability of a model. Dashboards are the first contact between the end users and a model.
What SHOULD NOT be done in a landing dashboard:
What SHOULD be done in a landing dashboard:
Users who perform data entry need access to the same KPIs as execs are seeing.
Displays the main KPI, which the planning model allows the organization to plan.
Provides a view on how the process is progressing against the calendar.
Created for executives who need to focus on escalation. Provides context and a call to action (could be a planning dashboard, too).