You have been hired as a Business Analyst. The business needs charts and graphs created to show the yearly totals for sales, quality, and production. Given the following specifics describe how you would complete these tasks.
1) The Vice President of Sales needs to know how the sales for this year, compares to the previous two years. Describe the type of chart that you would select for this comparison and why.
2) The Vice President of Marketing believes that advertising dollars should go to the states that have the most sales for the year. Describe the type of chart that you would select to proportionally show the sales per state and why.
3) The Vice President of Quality Control had the goal of 2% defects each month for the year. Describe the type of chart that you would select to show the monthly quality defects. You would need to include a way for showing the yearly goal. Explain your choices.
4) The Operations Manager says the production numbers have increased this year in each department over last year numbers. Describe the type of chart that would highlight the increases in each department over last year.