The iDashboards MailChimp connection uses a third party application to connect to the data of MailChimp. When properly configured the sync application will allow you to build charts and dashboards from your MailChimp data. This will be a live data connection into the iDashboards application.
The document that is available below will walk you through the setup process of the CDATA application and the installation into iDashboards.
- CDATA ODBC for MailChimp (http://www.cdata.com/drivers/mailchimp/odbc/)