This thread was created back in Jan 2014, so I expect the majority of its contents applies to the legacy Windows Desktop based Ops Dashboard, and not the new web browser based Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS.
> Is there a way to import/export ... the details of an Operations Dashboard? In particular, it would be nice to be able to migrate a dashboard from the test environment to production without having to manually complete the steps.
Please see John Solly's post in this thread,
Hope this helps,