Verse 4 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart


XY scatter plots are my go-to favorite.  They deliver a high density of information with clarity!

  • Location (xy) is the easiest and fastest visualization trait for us to interpret.
  • You can immediately see clusters of over-performers and under-performers.
  • We have flexibility to apply additional traits, like size, to focus on what’s important.

Attend my webinars or caught me in the right mood? Then you know The Tyranny of Pie Charts™

I recently heard Paul Simon’s 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover and was inspired to create this blog series. He only lists five ways, so I’m doubling the ante.

These ideas are designed to equally inspire you to leave those pie charts. EXCELSIOR!

This blog series launched on March 14, Pi Day. Here’s the pie chart view that will receive of a healthy dose of criticism.


Posted in 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart, Best Practices, Big Data, Creativity, Dashboard, Tableau Software, Visualization

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