Monthly Archives: March 2014

Verse 3 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart

Here’s another way to look at the bars in our very popular first verse! Bars charts are almost always an excellent substitute for pie charts (image at bottom of post). With one glance, it is super-simple to compare values within

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Verse 2 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart

Treemaps are an attention-getting change of pace (compared to pie charts-image at bottom of post). Compact delivery of information using size and color — two powerful visual properties. Eliminates a ton of wasted visual energy to look back and forth

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Verse 1 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart

Bars charts are almost always an excellent substitute for pie charts (image at bottom of post). With one glance, it is super-simple to compare values within and across all elements. Eliminates a ton of wasted visual energy to look back

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One day at Tapestry Conference blew my mind – a few tweets

100 enlightened thinkers — and genuinely nice folks — connected for one day to share ideas about storytelling and data visualization. ┬áThank you Tableau Software for sponsoring the conference. #tapestryconf where data and storytelling come together #tapestryconf @pilhofer measure your

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