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 […]
So I live in North Carolina, luckily a bit in-land, not by the coast and not in a flood plane. With an impending Hurricane Florence, I’m a bit worried about the people in the eastern part of the state I’ve called home for the last decade. Even though we have a lot going well for […]
The gap starts small. What we see is pretty much what we know. The questionnaire, the response rates, the frequencies, and the datasets. We can see it all, from top to bottom, nothing hidden. But over time we started tracking other things. Every click of a button, every swipe of a credit card, every watch […]
“You sir, bring me some data.” Most organizations access their data through people. Real, live, people. Somebody, most likely somebody at a senior level, asks for data. Then somebody else goes and finds it. Of course you probably know this. If you read this blog there is a very good chance that you are part […]