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Google Gadgets from Google

The following gadgets can be added into a Google sites page by selecting the Insert menu and then selecting the More gadgets... option.  There are nearly 200,000 gadgets - a complete searchable list is located on Google's gadget website.  Gadgets that link into Google's spreadsheet have a gadget help website for further information.

The following gadgets are from Google and may be useful in your team site...


Pie Chart

The following gadget displays data in a pie chart - great for getting across a message graphically.  A spreadsheet with two columns - the first column is the descriptor and the second column is the value.  An update value of 1, 5, or 30 minutes can be set to constantly monitor the spreadsheet.



Column Chart

The following gadget displays data in a column chart - great for getting across a message graphically. I've set this chart to be in 3D. A spreadsheet with two columns - the first column is the descriptor and the second column is the value.  An update value of 1, 5, or 30 minutes can be set to constantly monitor the spreadsheet.



Line Chart

The following gadget displays data in a line chart - great for getting across a message graphically.  A spreadsheet with two columns - the first column is the descriptor and the second column is the value.  An update value of 1, 5, or 30 minutes can be set to constantly monitor the spreadsheet.



Bar Chart

The following gadget displays data in a bar chart - great for getting across a message graphically.  A spreadsheet with two columns - the first column is the descriptor and the second column is the value.  An update value of 1, 5, or 30 minutes can be set to constantly monitor the spreadsheet.



Simple Data Table

The following gadget displays the data from a table.



Interactive Data Table

The following gadget displays the data with the ability to filter the data.





Gauges

The following gadget allows the display of data within a gauge for monitoring critical data.  A spreadsheet with two columns - the first column is the gauge title and the second column is the value.  The gauge can be set to show green, yellow, red thresholds and an update value of 1, 5, or 30 minutes can be set to constantly monitor the spreadsheet.



Organizational Chart

The following gadget is an organizational chart gadget - simply generating a spreadsheet with names in the first column and hierarchy in the second column sets up the necessary data.  The organizational chart gadget points to the data.  Updating the data in the spreadsheet updates the gadget on the website automatically.



Provide Map and Directions

The following gadget displays mapping directions.  Setup your place of business and the gadget allows the web visitor to put in their location.  Upon selection of the GO button, the gadget will provide a map and directions.



Mapping Data

The following gadget displays data from a spreadsheet onto a map.  The first column is the location and the second column is the tag descriptor (the information displayed when the user's mouse hovers over the pinpoint).  An update value of 1, 5, or 30 minutes can be set to constantly monitor the spreadsheet.