Have you ever created a report in a visualization tool, spent all this time and energy creating something that looked really cool, went through more edits than you could remember only to deliver the report and have the recipient go “What am I looking at?” I don’t think I am the only one and, in this episode, we explore some of the rookie mistakes IT pros make when creating visualizations.
Tips for designing a great Power BI dashboard – Power BI | Microsoft Docs
The Art and Science of Effective Dashboard Design | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI
Storytelling with Data by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
Eyes on the Prize: Dashboard Visualization Techniques by Kevin Feasel @ SQLbits
Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug
The heatmaps on F-shaped scanning patterns that Eugene said were really cool
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“Worse than pie charts are donut charts because donut charts are pie charts that are unwilling to commit, so don’t use donut charts. Also don’t use pie charts.”
- If you only read one visualization book, start with Storytelling with Data by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic.
- Check out Kevin’s SQLBits session on this same topic.
- The way we read information online is very different from the way we read books.
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