My Favorite Pie (Chart): Simple Rules for Clear Visualizations

Speaker(s)Markus Ehrenmueller-Jensen

Duration: 60 minutes

Track: BI Track

Dataviz guru Stephen Few once stated that we should “save the pies for dessert”. What he meant is that pie charts are good in some specific use cases, but they should not be used in others. The same is true for other chart types. Using the wrong type of chart will make it harder for report users to understand the story behind the data. To enable insights, information has to be presented in the most intuitive way possible. You will leave this session with five easy-to-implement rules, which will guide you through the process of creating clear and attractive visualizations.

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