How to Use the Global Dashboard

The Global Dashboard helps admins view their organization's overall progress for scopes within KCM GRC. From this page, you can monitor tasks to track the progress of your organization’s scoped requirements. You can view the Global Dashboard by clicking Global Dashboard on the navigation panel. 

The following sections describe each section of the Global Dashboard.

Jump to:Filter by ScopeScope HealthTask MonitorGap Coverage

Task Calendar

Filter by Scope

The Filter by Scope option allows you to select which scopes to display on your dashboard. You can select one or more scopes to monitor, and the dashboard will show information about the progress of those scopes. If you do not use the filter, the Global Dashboard will show information about all of your scopes.Filter by Scope PNG

Scope Health

The Scope Health graph represents the percentage of your organization’s tasks that are complete. This graph can help you monitor your organization's overall progress on all tasks within a scope. Global Dashboard Scope Health Graph PNG

Note: This percentage includes tasks that are in the Awaiting Approval, Closed Late, and Satisfied statuses. This percentage does not include tasks that are in the Failed or Past Due statuses because these tasks are incomplete.

Task Monitor

The Task Monitor tracks your organization's open tasks and groups those tasks by category. To view all tasks in a category, click the number next to the category. Global Dashboard My Task Monitor PNG

The Task Monitor groups tasks into categories based on the date they are due. The task categories are outlined below.

  1. Active: The task is active and is either due today or the due date is in the future. 
  2. Due Today: The task is due today. 
  3. Past Due: The task is incomplete, and the due date has passed. 
Important: The Past Due category does not include your tasks that are in Failed status. To learn how to check for Failed tasks, see the Tasks section of our How to Monitor and Approve Tasks article.

Gap Coverage

The Gap Coverage section monitors scoped requirements with two progress bars called Requirements with Controls and Requirements Breakdown.Global Dashboard Gap Coverage PNG

See the subsections below to learn more about these progress bars.

Requirements with Controls

The Requirements with Controls progress bar shows the percentage of scoped requirements that are mapped to controls. To demonstrate how your organization is meeting its compliance requirements, you should map all of your requirements to controls. This progress bar allows you to track the number of scoped requirements that are currently mapped to controls. 

Requirements Breakdown

The Requirements Breakdown progress bar shows the percentages of requirements in each status. These statuses are determined when you complete the Scope Self-Assessment for one or more scopes. This graph will update automatically when you update the statuses for your assessments. For more information about the Scope Self-Assessment, see our Completing a Scope Self-Assessment article. 

Task Calendar

The Task Calendar organizes your tasks by due date and color codes them by status. You can use the statuses to monitor your organization's progress on specific tasks. To view a task's details from the Task Calendar, click the task. Global Dashboard Task Calendar PNG

The Task Calendar color codes tasks to represent their status, which is defined by the legend below. Global Dashboard Task Calendar Legend PNG

  1. Active: The task is active and the due date is approaching. 
  2. Awaiting Approval: Your organization submitted evidence for the task, marked it as complete, and now the task is currently awaiting approval from an approving manager. 
  3. Satisfied: The task was marked as complete before or on the task's due date.
    Important:A task that requires approval will be in the Satisfied status while it is in in the Awaiting Approval stage. 
  4. Past Due: The task is incomplete, and your organization did not complete it before or on the task's due date. You can still complete a Past Due task, but the task's status will change to Failed after the past due time frame. 
    Note: A task typically remains in Past Due status for seven days after the task's due date before it changes to Failed status. However, you can change the past due time frame by updating the Task Fail Interval setting in your Account Settings.
  5. Failed: The task is incomplete, and your organization did not complete it during the past due time frame. You can still complete a Failed task, but the task's status will change to Closed Late
    Note:If you complete a Failed task, the task's status changes to Closed Late. The task will display in a lighter green color on the calendar instead of the green color used for a Satisfied task.

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