Top 5 MSP Dashboards for Monitoring Your Key Metrics

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February 20, 2024
Nia Rabanes
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As Managed Service Providers (MSPs), staying on top of your game means having the right tools to monitor, streamline, and make smart decisions for your business. That’s where dashboards come into play. They give you a clear view of the critical metrics that matter most. With the right MSP dashboards, you’re able to transform your data into insights that can help you run your operations more smoothly.

MSPbots’ Business Intelligence (BI) platform is built with the needs of MSPs in mind, offering a suite of dashboards that are as powerful as they are easy to use. It consolidates all required information into a single dashboard, eliminating the need to seek data from multiple platforms when building and sending reports to clients.

We’ll get into the top 5 MSPbots dashboards that can simplify your operations, enhance decision-making, and drive your business forward.

This list is curated based on the most usage and positive feedback from our current clients, highlighting the tools that truly make a difference in the day-to-day management of MSPs.

Understanding the Core of MSP Metrics Through Dashboards

Navigating the complexities of managed services demands a comprehensive understanding of key metrics that drive business success, all of which can be effectively monitored through Dashboards.

Fundamental metrics, including overall customer satisfaction, response and resolution times, profit margins, and customer churn rates, are at the heart of what keeps MSPs successful.  

The importance of these metrics for the success and growth of MSP businesses cannot be overstated.

They offer a crystal-clear snapshot of your operational efficiency, financial health, and the quality of customer service. By leveraging Dashboards to keep a close watch on these metrics, you can pinpoint strengths and identify areas needing improvement.  

Moreover, these metrics, when visualized through dashboards, lay a solid foundation for enhancing MSP performance in various areas. They enable MSPs to identify where to streamline processes, boost productivity, and drive growth by providing valuable insights into service delivery, team performance, and customer engagement. This comprehensive view is crucial for understanding how well your team utilizes its resources and meets client needs.

(1) Utilization Analysis Dashboard

The Utilization Analysis Dashboard measures the billable time spent by technicians. This dashboard ensures technicians are neither underloaded nor overloaded.

This dashboard is available with the ConnectWise Manage integration, offering a seamless experience for those utilizing this popular management platform.


For MSPs, the key to profitability, service quality, and effective resource management lies in understanding and optimizing technician utilization.  

Key Features and Benefits

Within the Utilization Analysis Dashboard, a range of widgets offers insights into how technicians manage their time, providing a broad analysis of billable hours versus overall work hours.

These widgets collectively help MSPs understand daily and weekly utilization trends, compare performance against industry benchmarks, and identify opportunities for operational improvement. By analyzing trends over the last 16 weeks and the more immediate past 7 and 30 days, the dashboard helps pinpoint patterns in technician productivity.

The dashboard’s design focuses on delivering actionable insights through comparative analysis, trend identification, and detailed breakdowns of utilized versus non-utilized time. This allows for strategic adjustments in real-time and that every hour is optimally leveraged for maximum productivity and profitability.

(2) Attendance Manager Dashboard

The Attendance Manager Dashboard is an indispensable tool for MSPs aiming to keep a close eye on employee attendance and status with precision in real time.

Encompassing several dashboards such as the attendance record, attendance summary report, and attendance summary by employee, it provides a comprehensive view of exact work hours.


The Attendance Manager Dashboard goes beyond simple attendance tracking but offers real-time insights into employee status, whether they are on break, lunch, onsite, out of the office, or working remotely. This level of detail enhances the ability to manage remote teams effectively, a necessity in today’s flexible work environments.

The Attendance Manager dashboards are accessed when you have the Attendance Manager app. This app, offered by MSPbots, is the key to unlocking the robust features of the dashboards. For those interested in implementing this tool, read about it here.

Overview of Features

The Attendance Manager Dashboard is rich with features designed to give MSPs a granular view of their workforce:

  • Real-Time Attendance Tracking: See who is working, on break, onsite, or working remotely at any given moment.  
  • Attendance Dashboard Filters: Customize your view of the dashboard with filters that allow you to adjust what you see, making it easier to focus on the information most relevant to your needs.
  • Time Entry Adjustments: The dashboard facilitates easy adjustments to time entries. With a simple click on the clock icon, you can request a time entry adjustment, ensuring that records are always accurate and up to date.

Within the Attendance Manager suite, three dashboards offer unique insights into employee attendance:

Attendance Record Dashboard

The Attendance Record Dashboard serves as the foundation for tracking time entries across all members and teams. It’s the go-to resource for creating detailed attendance reports for specified periods, making it invaluable for payroll and resource allocation planning.

Key Features:

  • Customizable Reports: Generate reports for specific date ranges, teams, or members, and export them in formats like XLS, PDF, or CSV for further analysis or record-keeping.
  • Time Adjustment Requests: Allows team members to request adjustments to their time entries directly within the dashboard.
  • Manager Approval Function: Managers can easily approve or review time adjustment requests, ensuring that the team’s time is recorded accurately and efficiently.
MSP Dashboard - Attendance Record

Attendance Summary Report

This dashboard provides a high-level view of work hours, highlighting total hours worked, lateness, break times, and overtime across different time frames such as the past week, last 7 days, this month, and last month. It’s a powerful tool for understanding work patterns and adjusting staffing as needed.

Key Features:

  • Team and Date Filters: Tailor the data displayed by selecting specific teams and date ranges, enabling focused analysis on the metrics that matter most.
  • Comprehensive Export Options: Like the Attendance Record Dashboard, this report can be exported in CSV, XLS, and PDF formats, facilitating easy sharing and analysis.
MSP dashboards - Attendance Summary Report

Attendance Summary by Employee

Offering a granular look at individual employee attendance, this dashboard mirrors the functionality of the Attendance Summary Report but drills down to the level of individual team members. It reveals total hours worked, instances of lateness, and details on breaks and overtime.

Key Features:

  • Technician Filter: Focus on specific employees to review their attendance records, making it simple to address concerns or recognize consistent performers.
  • Exportable Data: With the ability to export data in multiple formats, this dashboard ensures that detailed employee attendance information is readily available for HR processes, performance reviews, or compliance needs.
MSP dashboards attendance summary employee report


Across these dashboards, the ability to filter by date, team, or member, combined with comprehensive export functionalities, empowers MSPs to maintain accurate attendance records through easy reporting, and make informed decisions regarding labor allocation and workforce management. These dashboards not only streamline administrative tasks but also contribute to a culture of transparency and accountability within the organization.

Together, the Attendance Manager suite of dashboards offers MSPs a robust set of tools for managing attendance with precision, enhancing operational efficiency, and supporting strategic decision-making based on real-time data.

(3) Late Time Entry Report Dashboard

The Late Time Entry Report Dashboard is a crucial tool for managers who want to tackle the challenge of late time entries head-on. Integrated with the ConnectWise Manage platform, this dashboard is composed of widgets that track various metrics related to late time entries, offering insights at the company, user, and team levels.  


Late time entries pose several challenges for MSPs, including inaccurate time entry details, missed billable hours, incomplete data for crucial KPIs, and hindrances to effective collaboration and client alignment. The Late Time Entry Report Dashboard addresses these issues by providing a comprehensive overview of late time entry performance.

Overview of Features

Real-Time Monitoring and Alerts: With the ConnectWise Manage Late Time Entry Alert 3.0 bot, users receive real-time alerts on Microsoft Teams for any late time entries, promoting immediate action and accountability.

Company, User, and Team Views: The dashboard offers tailored views to analyze late time entry data across different dimensions, allowing for a detailed understanding of where delays occur and who is most affected.

Incentivized Accuracy and Timeliness: The integration of a Team Game feature fosters a competitive yet collaborative environment, motivating users to log time entries promptly and accurately by teaming them up and encouraging group success.


The Late Time Entry Analysis App, through this dashboard, equips managers with the tools to mitigate common problems associated with delayed time logging: inaccurate time entry details, missed billable hours, incomplete data for KPIs.

By leveraging real-time alerts, detailed analytical views, and competitive features, MSPs can enhance their operational effectiveness and ensure that every minute of work is accounted for and valued.

(4) Active Tickets Summary Dashboard

The Active Tickets Summary Dashboard is a pivotal component of the Ticket Metrics Suite, designed specifically for the ConnectWise Manage integration. It offers a comprehensive view of active tickets—excluding child and internal tickets—categorized by board, status, and creation date. This dashboard is vital for MSPs seeking to maintain a clear view of their ticketing landscape, especially in terms of tracking ticket age and ensuring response and resolution times meet SLAs.


Keeping track of active tickets is crucial for any MSP looking to deliver exceptional service. The ability to view tickets based on various criteria such as board, status, and date helps in prioritizing and efficiently managing the workload. Moreover, the focus on ticket age provides essential insights into the service pipeline, highlighting areas where bottlenecks may occur and where improvements are needed to enhance service delivery.

Overview of Features

  • Comprehensive Ticket Visibility: See the total count of active tickets and detailed categorizations.
  • Ticket Aging Insights: With widgets dedicated to the average age of tickets—both from creation and last update—as well as the oldest tickets in the queue, this dashboard highlights potential service delays and helps identify tickets requiring urgent attention.
  • Customizable Views: Available slicers such as Board, Team, Technician, and Date Range allow for tailored analyses.
  • Widgets for Detailed Analysis: Including widgets for active tickets by period created, status, and board, among others, the dashboard provides a multi-dimensional view of ticket activity, helping to uncover trends, patterns, and outliers in ticket management.
MSP Dashboards Active Tickets Summary

General Benefits

With the Active Tickets Summary Dashboard MSPs gain full visibility into their ticketing operations, enabling them to make data-driven decisions that drive service excellence and operational efficiency.

(5) Service Tickets KPI Dashboard

The Service Tickets KPI Dashboard is essential for optimizing service ticket management processes. It’s available for the ConnectWise Manage and Autotask integrations and is comprised of 21 widgets.

This dashboard offers a detailed analysis of various metrics related to service tickets, from the status of requests to specific ticket information.  

Overview of Features

  • Real-Time Ticket Status Updates: Widgets display the count of opened, closed, in-progress, and resolved tickets today.
  • Customer Interaction Tracking: Track tickets based on customer responses, including those waiting on customer action or end-user responses.
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Compliance: Monitor past due and stale tickets to ensure compliance with SLAs and identify areas for process improvement.
  • Efficiency Metrics: Widgets showing average time to acknowledgment, resolution plan, and resolution helps to gauge the efficiency of the service team and identify bottlenecks in the ticket resolution process.
  • Volume and Utilization Analysis: Analyze the volume of new tickets, as well as the distribution of open tickets by type and subtype, to better understand demand and resource allocation needs. Compare the number of tickets opened versus those closed over the last 14 days to assess operational efficiency.
  • Assignment Tracking: Distinguish between assigned and unassigned tickets to ensure that every ticket is addressed promptly and according to priority.
MSP Dashboards Service Tickets KPI

General Benefits

The Service Tickets KPI Dashboard helps save time and reduce the likelihood of errors associated with manual data pulling. With clear visibility into ticket assignments and statuses, teams can better manage their workload and prioritize tasks effectively.

It equips MSPs with the insights needed to manage service tickets more effectively, fostering a more responsive, efficient, and ultimately profitable service operation.

There you have it, the top 5 MSP dashboards for monitoring your key metrics!

It’s clear that having the right tools at your disposal can significantly enhance your operational efficiency, decision-making, and ultimately, profitability.  

If you’re ready to take your MSP to the next level, we invite you to book a demo and see these dashboards in action.

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