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Andree Entezari

I believe the Fig 1. Example of a maternity dashboard display, Zimbabwe, 2012 is not a dashboard. While it does provide a high level summary that Few explains is needed it isn’t concise and clear to the audience the “flow” and story that is being told. From our first week, we learn that dashboards need not be a data repository and only pull the most important information for the user. However, due to the incredible amount of data and charts it is not clear what is the most important information to takeaway from. While the color coding does provide a sense of proximity to the target with standard deviations, the text key at the bottom should include colors or a separate legend for the user to go off of.