Site Traffic Statistics for 5.71 user found helpful
Are there any plans to build a site traffic statistics addon for 5.7?
So it might be cool to see a really slick Piwik (http://piwik.org/) add-on for 5.7, one that integrates seamlessly with the Dashboard, maybe integrates more deeply to capture site searches. Piwik's API could potentially be used to create quite a rich experience within the dashboard (and saving a huge amount of development).
Yes it would be easier to just install a package to add analytics, but my concern would be the experience wouldn't be 'rich' enough, or at least rich enough compared to exiting expectations.
Also, what about integrating something like this: