Microsoft, Sony, Netflix and others all use the modern and intuitive tile structure. It is easily adaptable to different device sizes, from desktops to smartphones. Just as you want to have a preview of the Netflix series, it is also useful to have an overview of a data set. Tiles can have different layouts in dashboards. The simplest version is a link to the report – but the more information there is on the tile, the greater the added value.
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