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Karen Murphy

The WHO dataset is presented in a dashboard. At first glance, it may appear busy, but that does not mean that it does not achieve the standard outlined by Few for the character of a dashboard to be a provide the necessary information to make business decisions. The summary data is comprehensive, concise, and specific to the need. The metrics are outlined, the acceptable ranges are identified and flagged with colors that are easily understood by the reader, and it can be updated on a scheduled basis. Alexander expands on the standards that Few uses in his article. The WHO articles discusses the reasoning behind the dashboard, and its transition from one demographic group to another, and any considerations that needed to be made in that process. Multiple users can benefit from the data contained in the dashboard.