1. Add any box container or the icon that will display the date
2. Next right click and select ‘Data source’
In the connection drop down, select ‘Personal Cloud’ and in the SQL enter the following SQL
select 'dummy' as Today
//get today's date into the variable
var today = new Date();
/* our SQL will return one data element containing the value "dummy"
in the glb array at the first position determined by 
4. Click OK
If you need to display the date in different format then you can use the date functions
For e.g if you just need to display the date part and don’t need the timezone and time part then you can achieve this as below.
For MySQL, you would use the now() function
select now() as "Today"
select sysdate as "Today' from dual
So find the appropriate database date/time function to display the dates on the dashboard.