A bar chart and a scatter plot had a little baby. In this short graphic novel guide I’ll walk you through dot plots, why they exist, and how to use them. Want more step by step Excel instructions? Stephanie has a couple of good guides: https://stephanieevergreen.com/easy-dot-plots-in-excel/ https://stephanieevergreen.com/dumbbell-dot-plot/
In today’s graphic novel blog post I talk about the underlying challenge that drives my work.
If we chose clothing the way we chose charts, we would all look the same. How dull. My contention, there is no single right chart or wrong chart, that said, here is how I go about choosing. So, if I were to create a bunch of these types of lessons and put them together into […]
Understanding context is important when designing, with or without data. And overwhelm is an almost universal challenge in our oversaturated contemporary digital culture. Did you like the graphic novel blog post? Love to know what you think as this might become a “thing.”
Look, I’m going to tell you a secret. There is really only one true way to become a better data visualization expert… …ready? PRACTICE!!! I get asked a lot for tips on finding interesting things to visualize and the process I use to create my charts and other visualizations. And yes, I am certainly full […]
11:25 AM Eastern Time – Text from Stephanie Evergreen Full house for your session. Is your co-presenter still coming? Ugh!!! I totally cancelled that a long time ago with AEA. So Crystal isn’t coming? Right. Is there a projector? Maybe you can feed me in. 5 minutes notice, no preparation… So I originally planned to […]