Oracle Usable Apps | Applications User Experience Simplicity, mobility, extensibility
   
 
Customer Role: How User Experience Research Is Conducted
 
Information Display
The Information Display pattern group helps project managers, developers, and designers select visualization techniques such as tables and graphs, which enable users to understand the meaning and significance of the numbers. Numbers are central to a user's understanding of business, and they help users make informed decisions.
   
   
 
This Analytic Grid pattern set helps product managers, developers, and designers understand the advantages and disadvantages associated with displaying data using different types of OBIEE grid components. Data is organized in columns and rows, displaying relationships between quantitative values and the categorical subdivisions to which these values are related.
 

Use the following decision table to determine what pattern is appropriate based on user needs:

 
Does the end user need to examine values to discern patterns or trends?
Yes
No
No
Does the end user need an easy way to look up a particular value?
No
Yes
No
Does the end user need only a single data point summary (for example, Up/Down)?
No
No
Yes

 
User Type
Casual
Casual
Do the quantities need to be grouped in hierarchies?
No
No
Do the quantities of two different dimensions need to be grouped in hierarchies?
No
No
Are objects sortable within a group?
Yes
Yes

 
 
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