How much is “too much?” I’m sure you’ve seen that eye glaze from time to time. The answer is actually deceptively simple.
If you’ve passed the two criteria for communicating statistical significance, here are four ideas for ways to indicate it in your data visualizations.
Use your chart title to communicate a takeaway idea. What if your takeaway idea is complex or multi-part? Employ three dots.
Have you ever worked for a client where you were going to have access to data so close to the chest that you had to sign a form acknowledging you could no longer trade their stock? That’s me, often, when I work with Fortune 100 companies.
If you want your data to get consumed by more people, you have to design it for viewing on social media platforms where they consume visuals.
Let me add three new qualitative data visualization ideas to your library: Placement Maps, Timeline Ticks, and Sliders.
Your boss has high hopes but a lot going on, so needs you to keep to a tight five. Long enough to say what needs to be said but short enough to preserve schedules and stay on agenda.
When your storytelling structure starts with the bottom line, decision-makers can do their job. Otherwise, you’re asking decision-makers to become analysts.
If your data involves years / quarters / months / weeks / you see where I’m heading with this, you’ve got a story about change over time. What’s the best way to visualize that data?