This great feature creates a simple linkage between dashboards that allows the Principal Investigator and
the External Evaluators to navigate to other internal facing program dashboards. Using DotDigital, the team
is able to efficiently manage four additional grants and a resource page for a specific Extension Department.
The resource page is an example of an external use of a dashboard that is used to connect external
stakeholders to workforce data tools, reports, webpages, social media, and archived newsletters. The next
key element in the “Favorites Dashboard” section includes key planning documents, such as registration and
fiscal codes, registration instructions, and the key program deliverables.
Figure 8. Favorites Dashboard
This sect ion includes the “Programming Links” which allow the team to directly access the “Master
Schedule ,” an Excel tracking document that simultaneously tracks the planning and progress of five separate
mental health programs, as well as the remaining participant training scholarships that are available for each
As seen in Figure 9, a scholarship tracker - created within an Excel spreadsheet - was essential to improve
the tracking of program deliverables and managing the scholarships allocated in the budget. As seen below,
this tracker tracks the expected scholarships that have been allocated for that program, as well as the actual
number of “seats” that have been purchased by the two relevant projects. These numbers are automatically
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