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4 Quick Tips for Data Visualization Newbies

by Dashboard Insight, Dashboard InsightFriday, November 08, 2013

Beth Schultz, editor in chief at All Analytics, covers quick tips to follow when you're new to data visualization; Study with the experts, reproduce visualization, experiment, and allow for critiques of your work.

You know you need to get more visual with your data. That's been a big theme for 2013. But just because you're comfortable working with data doesn't mean you know beans about presenting it visually -- and that may have you scared.

The last thing you want happening is for business users to dismiss the insights you've worked so hard on because your heat map is a mess or your bar charts too confusing. That's just as bad as tossing a massive spreadsheet at them and saying, "Here, you find the pattern."

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Source: All Analytics

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