Timeline visualizations key terms

Key Terms

  • Lane: A logical grouping of items on the 3D timeline visualization. For example, one lane might show pending projects while another lane shows open projects.
  • Panel: A block that represents an item record in a 2D timeline visualization, or a block that represents one or more item records in a 3D timeline visualization.
  • Summary view: A pop-up window that appears when a user clicks a panel in either the 2D or 3D timeline visualization. The summary view contains additional information about the record. Timeline administrators configure the information that appears in the summary view.
  • Marker: A bar indicating the start of a month in a 3D timeline visualization.
  • Slider: A tool used to control the time period seen in a 3D visualization.
  • Slider track: An alternative view of the panels displayed in both the 2D and 3D timeline visualization.
Figure 1. CIO Roadmap 2d Anno
Figure 2. CIO Roadmap 3d Anno