Data Visualization

Tony, Niara, & Margaret

This is our first attempt at a data visualization chart. While our technical skills may be rusty, our aesthetics are on point. This is a 100% bar chart made using Google sheets. While the chart is not technically used for its intended purposes, the sheer amount of data categories we had made the chart so bad that it actually kinda makes sense.

On the left side, we have our users. On the right side we have the color key matching a skill. In order to find other classmates with skills that are high in a specific category, we can find the category with the key and visually see who has the largest percentage in that category. For example, if I need someone with a particular high level of patience, I can quickly see that Jonathan and Ariana are the ones I need to contact.

While this is useful at a glance, the largest con to using a 100% bar chart is that everyone caps out to 100%. This chart would only truly work if people answered every question. If someone answered only a few questions, their color bar would be inflated so it would be difficult to compare to someone who answered every question.

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