This is a sample dashboard from VisualCalc website.
Vow! what a wonderful Educational related dashboard!
Is that the reaction? Think before you react, check the charts and see if you can decipher any meaning out of it.
Ok, so what is missing from this wonderful dashboard?
Exactly, it has no legends. All charts in the dashboard do not have any indication as to what the color dots or colored bars or lines mean.
And what is the Bar chart representing? Its a multiple rainbows stacked close to each other.
The dashboard breaks all the rules of a good and useful dashboard guidelines.
Please check Stephen Few’s guidelines on dashboard before you start on your dashboard project.
The different charts in the dashboard are
- College Tuition by region
- Student Teacher ratio
- Teacher Salaries
- International Test Scores