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Wave Success Center by McKinsey

Wave User Interface Updates

During a period of several months, we collected and reviewed extensive Wave user feedback, which helped identify areas of the user interface that could be further simplified. The end result is a new Wave user interface designed to provide a simpler and more intuitive user experience. The following an overview of what the those changes look like.

Dashboard and Workbook Navigation

The blue navigation bar was removed to maximize the data viewing space. Navigation between the dashboard and workspace is found on the top bar, providing a more accessible and faster way to move between the two spaces. Workspace has also been renamed Workbook to better reflect its function

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Faster Access to Secondary Pages

The links to Data Connections, Settings, About, and Log Out have been relocated from the blue side bar to a menu that can be accessed by clicking on the kebab icon Kebab icon.png in the upper right corner

Help remains accessible by clicking on the help icon Help icon.png in the upper right corner

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Simplified Control Panel

All control panel icons are on the same row. A blue background highlights which panel is open 

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Icons in Breadcrumbs

Icons are now embedded into the breadcrumbs across the top of the view to help you quickly identify a view's custom settings

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View Selector and Tree Icon

The view selector and tree structure icons have been switched, and the tree icon only appears when applicable to the selected view

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Refreshed Color Palette and Logo

Wave now has a brighter color palette and features Wave's new logo



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