Connect your database
To get started, connect your database to Geckoboard. Choose “databases” from our data sources page, then choose your database type. Enter your security details, then create and name your connection. In order to connect to Geckoboard, your database must be publicly accessible via the internet.
Build a widget
Our dashboards are made up of a series of data visualizations called widgets.
To build a widget using live data from your database, just enter a SQL query, then choose the best visualization type. You can also add a goal to your widget to provide your team with further visual context.
Complete your dashboard
Continue adding and grouping your visualizations to create a dashboard that’s meaningful to your and your team. You can also add visualizations from other data sources such as Salesforce, Google Ads or Spreadsheets.
Share your dashboard
You can invite colleagues to view real-time data in Geckoboard, or you can share dashboard in other ways. Display live dashboards on a TV, access via mobile, create a sharing URL or schedule snapshots of your dashboard direct to email and Slack.
At a glance, everyone in our organization can instantly see how we’re doing. And it looks fantastic – large, easy to read, and intuitive!