Data Visualization For Dummies
By Mico Yuk, Stephanie Diamond
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: January 2014
Pages: 256
  • Develop meaningful illustrations of large volumes of data
  • Create eye-catching visualizations
  • Make your data stand out in a crowd

Forget mind-numbing charts and spreadsheets. Create compelling visuals that wow!

Data is king, but if you can’t present it in a meaningful way, you could be missing actionable information. From demonstrating trending and relationships in data to presenting complex details and effective visuals, this guide shows you how. You’ll be wowing audiences in no time as you learn how to analyze and display data to really make an impact.

  • Making sense of it all — learn how to add context and apply text analysis to make your data intelligent
  • Stand out in style — discover how to add easy-to-use navigation using the right menu types and apply an effective color scheme
  • Watch your step — follow a checklist as you build your visualization to avoid falling into the various traps that can spell doom to a project
  • What do you want to say? — find out how to help your data tell interesting stories that give you a competitive edge

Open the book and find:

  • Ways to explore common types of data visualizations
  • How to turn Big Data problems into opportunities
  • Methods for using charts more effectively
  • Steps for building your first Big Data visualization
  • How to develop a clear mock-up and add stunning visuals
  • Examples of good and bad applications of data visualization
  • Tips on avoiding common beginner pitfalls
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