The dashboard is a personal view to help each user quickly identify what has to be done in priority, how is currently going one's activity and so on.
Based on this purpose, the dashboard :
1- is customizable to enable each user gets an accurate information according to one's role and activity. Each user is able to select widgets to display, and then arrange them as needed.
2- has been designed as a call-to-action. Information displayed is always linked to the related object, so that in one click, it is possible to proceed an action and make the work done.
All the elements displayed on the dashboard in dark blue are clickable and will open the object in its context.