The BigChange Dashboard

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This article is designed to provide a guide on how to navigate and utilise the BigChange Dashboard effectively. The BigChange Dashboard offers a real-time snapshot of your business operations. Mastering its use can significantly enhance your business efficiency and productivity.

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Getting Started with the Dashboard

The Dashboard is the default homepage of the BigChange Job Management System, providing a comprehensive overview of your business operations.

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If you wish to change your homepage either to or from the Dashboard, navigate to: [Top menu] Profile (icon) > Admin settings > [section] Website > Website Landing Page.

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The 3 line menu (aka the burger menu)

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The 3 Line Menu, located in the top left-hand corner of the Dashboard, is a versatile tool that allows you to:

  • Toggle the full-screen view on and off, providing a more focused or broader view as needed.
  • Switch between Jobs and Vehicles views, allowing you to monitor different aspects of your operations.

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  • Toggle between daily, weekly, and monthly views in the Jobs view, offering flexibility in how you monitor your jobs.

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To change the format of these views, navigate to: [Top menu] Profile (icon) > Admin Settings > [section] Units.

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Exploring the Jobs View

The Jobs View is a detailed section that provides valuable insights about your resources and jobs. The information displayed will vary depending on whether you have selected the Daily, Weekly, or Monthly view from the 3 Line menu. The Jobs View provides:

  • Information about the time spent at a job versus the time spent travelling to/from the site.

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  • A visual map showing the current location of your resources.

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  • A breakdown of jobs, including scheduled, completed, completed with issues, and late to start jobs.
  • A quick overview of how many resources are available and how many are currently on a job.
  • The number of jobs completed on the selected date.

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Navigating the Vehicles View

The Vehicles View offers a comprehensive overview of your fleet. The information displayed will differ based on whether you have selected the Daily, Weekly, or Monthly view from the 3 Line menu. The Vehicles View provides:

  • At-a-glance information about which vehicles in your fleet are currently active and which are available for job assignment.

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  • A visual map showing the current location of your vehicles, aiding in route planning.

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  • The total mileage information for your entire fleet for your chosen period.
  • Instances of idling, helping you identify and address inefficient driving behaviour.
  • Information about the time spent by your workforce in driving between locations.
  • Any reported defects in your fleet.
  • The average fuel consumption of your fleet over the selected period.

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Conclusion

Mastering the BigChange Dashboard is key to enhancing your business efficiency and productivity. This article provides an overview of how to get started with the Dashboard, and how to navigate the Jobs and Vehicles views effectively. By leveraging these tools, you can gain a real-time overview of your business operations and make informed decisions to drive your business forward.