The Division for Research at the University of Albany (SUNY) publishes this performance dashboard to show how they are doing in the areas of research development, grant/contract administration, awards, reporting, and post-award activities. This scorecard looks like it was generated by excel. Each thumbnail graph has a green/red, up/down arrow to show state and trend. I would note that the graphs can be grouped more clearly. They seem to be in vertical order but the groups go across columns. I would dedicated each column to one group and have the column heights jagged instead of being even across. What do you think?
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