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GOOGLE WORKSPACE

Google Meet Executive Dashboard

Providing a quick overview of top Meet metrics to help inform and learn about the impact of bringing Meet for free to all our users

Timeline

8 Week, 1 iteration

Contributions

User Experience Design

Data Visualization Design

Front-end Development

Usability Testing

The Meet Executive Dashboard allows any user in Google Workspace, who is not Meet data-savvy, to quickly learn about Meet usage and its latest trends

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BACKGROUND

Meet 's unprecedented growth required several teams to work together (to help predict capacity needs, help shape product and marketing strategies, and report back to the leadership team), so it's crucial to make sure everyone shares the same understanding of Meet usage performance and latest trends 

PROBLEM

RTC (Real-time Communication) team is tracking real-time data points and surfacing them in a powerful platform, although it provides an extensive set of metrics, it is very complex for the average person in Google Workspace who is not a Meet specialist to quickly obtain actionable insights.

Not Everyone is Data-savvy

What's wrong with the current options?

1. Time-consuming and complex to onboard

2. No high-level actionable insights provided

3. Complicated data access approval process

RTC Interface Example

SOLUTION

The  Meet Executive Dashboard  is a simplified Meet Dashboard for LT, Analysts, UXR, PMs, GTM, Marketing, and other relevant teams to quickly access data and analyze trends without 

needing to ramp up in RTC. 

1. Access to a holistic view with different LOD

Displaying a high-level overview of all essential 

Meet data that the team needs to know to take action. Each tab of the interface is tailored toward a specific focus for users quickly accessing the information they're looking for

2. Grab actionable insights easily

Metrics appear in plain language that enables insights to be easily pulled out of the dashboard

3. Dive into the metrics

Providing multiple ways enabling to dig into metrics details 

RESULTS

Effective

01

A lot of highly positive feedback has been received after the first lunch in March 2020. 

Recently, we've been asked to iterate a new version due to business strategy shifted a lot in the past half-year. Meet team wants to have this dashboard under maintains as a long-time-use efficient tool to help with shaping their product and strategy

Besides, we set up Google Analytics to track effectiveness. We got a great number of unique users and shared insights within Google Workspace. Based on the findings they obtained from the dash, some teams conducted follow-up researches and took some other actions

 "Honestly the first time seeing such a nice dashboard from G Suite product " 

 "This dashboard is amazing

and looks so clean. Super clear!"

Impactful

02

Since this dashboard was shipped to the whole Google Workspace group, we received several requests for creating similar dashboard products for the other G Suite product,

such as G Suite Essential (Workspace Essential now), Google Chat along with the exposure

 "I'm trying to duplicate a few trends chart on your awesome Meet Executive Dashboard for Google Voice and I want to pick your brain about.... " 

 Building Process 

Define the scope

01

After organizing all metrics that need to be displayed on the dashboard from this below User Engagement Funnel, it became obvious that the volume of information was much denser than would comfortably support an experience at was accessed via a single page.

Structure the information

02

Even though I've broken down all data points into several tabs with different focuses, it's important to prioritize the questions that need to be answered. In addition, there are principles that should be taken into consideration when designing data visualization in order to deliver insights more efficiently. A few principles examples as below:

Principles of grids

Principles of priority

sections to be added soon...

Choose the right chart

03

Enable to dig into details

04

Listen to the feedback

05