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What do you mean by no research? So you already have the wireframes and navigation thought out? 1 week seems really long for just a dashboard. Assuming you already know what direction you want to take it (in terms of color scheme, layout, and typography), I wouldn't spend more than a day. If you have to detail all the interactions for the dashboard, then ...
Well, the "best" way will depend on your needs and the overall style of the dashboard (what are users used to see - are there more similar visualizations?), but generally speaking, you can: Flip the semantics, i.e. worse rankings will result in a smaller slice. Simply use a meter bar instead of a donut.
Semantic differential scale (SDS) To begin with, your example of SDS is incorrect (Love - Like - Indifferent - Dislike - Hate). Essentially, you have amplified a key challenge in differential scales - coming up with a dichotomous pair. SDS pairs A SDS is based on a dichotomous (bi-polar) pair of adjectives. For example: Simple O O O O O Complex ...
Well, i tend to use high contrast mode a lot of times. Although, i use it in "night". To me it's almost like "night mode". But the problem is that many a times the high contrast can't overrun bad design. Currently i use high contrast on windows 7 to limit ram usage bcoz of "dwm.exe". :D P.S. - I seem to believe that "Solarize" is the best effect to ...
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