BSC Designer - Introduction
BSC Designer Manual
Product overview
Building scorecards
Adding categories and indicators
Changing indicator details
Indicator and category formula
Ignoring indicators
Balancing trees
Custom measure units
Building custom formulas
Indicator update interval
Key Risk Indicators
Strategy maps
Strategy map with KPI
Print strategy map
Mission and vision
Business Goals
External values
Project check in/out
Linking to external scorecards
SQL-powered indicators
Link KPI to certain Excel cell
Data source in XML or JSON formats
Import Values
Export Values
Edit Values
Scorecard reports
Excel reports
HTML reports
HTML overview reports
Dashboard reports
PowerPoint reports
Progress and Performance
Time points
Diagrams and charts
Adding comment to a diagram
Grouping data by time periods
Indicator Analysis
Initiatives and Attachments
Alerts and notifications
Project properties
Command line
Technical support
Common questions
AKS technical support

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Balanced Scorecard Diagrams and Charts


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Diagrams and Charts in BSC Designer

There are several types of charts in the BSC Designer. To access these charts, click on any of indicators, the relevant Chart will appear on the right side.

  • To access a detailed diagram, double-click on the diagram.
  • If you need to insert a diagram into your presentation, use the "Copy image" button for this purpose.
  • Select "Dashboard" tab on the bottom to switch to the dashboard view where all supported charts are displayed in a one place.

Optimization chart

Displays the function used as the optimization method. This function can be customized.

Optimization chart

Weight chart

The weight chart shows the absolute weights of indicators.

Weight chart

Gauge chart

This type of chart shows the min-max scale and current value on this scale.

Gauge Chart


A pie chart represents the performance of each indicator within a category if the category is selected. If the root is selected, the chart will display the performance of each category.

Weight pie


Diamond chart

A diamond-type chart is built if the user selects a category which contains three or more sub-items.

Diamond chart

BSC Designer can build a report using this type of diagram; this report is called a Dashboard Report.

Time chart diagram

A time chart diagram represents changes in performance for the indicator according to the time points specified in the project.

Time chart diagram


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