Data Visualization

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Transforming data into information using graphs and tables.

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DATA VISUALIZATION Graphs and Tables Design March 2013 Dott. Nicola Sandoli Business Development Manager n.sandoli@iconsulting.biz

Stories are everywhere: how do we tell them?:

Stories are everywhere : how do we tell them ?

Where are we?:

Bianchi 12 Rossi 7 Verdi 4 Communicate with numbers Education Models and Examples Meaningful information Better analysis lead to better decisions less time wasted From Data to Information Issues Actions Benefits Standards Skills and Competences Where are we ?

How to tell a story with data:

How to tell a story with data Hans Rosling : New insights on  poverty www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpKbO6O3O3M How to communicate using Graphs and Tables ?

Why Data Visualization:

Why Data Visualization

The right skill set:

What is the right skill set for building good data visualizations? The ability to ask good questions is really what we start with. [Amanda Cox ] The right skill set Seems like the right person is a unicorn , someone who knows some design, some programming and some statistics?

Example - Graph :

Example - Graph

Example - Table:

Example - Table

Example - Table:

Example - Table

Example - Table:

Example - Table

Example – Pie Chart:

Example – Pie Chart

Example – Pie Chart:

26% 20% 12% 42% x y w z Scenario : we sell product X and top management want a quick view on the market share Issues : Lot of space for little info Which is bigger, red or orange? Legend is required but complex to read tot 42% 26% 20% 12% 630 390 300 180 1500 Advantages : We are the blue one and we are second Clear understanding of market share and ranking More info in the same amount of space Not so “flashy” but right to the point Example – Pie Chart

Example – Pie Chart 3D:

Example – Pie Chart 3D

Example – Pie Chart 3D Series:

Answer in 3 seconds : Which city has more «scuole comunali»? Why pie chart series doesn’t work + information - space Link color - number - legend Look for the highest number among the darker slices … what if I would like to know the which is the second one? Example – Pie Chart 3D Series

Adding a chart – the office standard:

Adding a chart – the office standard

Examples – Magazines 1/2:

Examples – Magazines 1/2

Examples – Magazines 2/2:

Examples – Magazines 2/2

Data vs. Information:

Data vs. Information UPDATED   October 5, 2012

Grice’s Maxims:

Grice’s Maxims Herbert Paul Grice Born - 13 March 1913

Data Presentation:

Data Presentation Determine the medium Design the visual component Match the display to your message Source: Stephen Few

Tables works best when…:

Tables works best when… Source: Stephen Few

Graph works well when…:

Graph works well when … Source: Stephen Few

Demo:

Demo How to make it better… Analysis: compare budget e actual values

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Demo 3D

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Demo Background

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Demo Bars

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Demo Bars always start from 0

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Demo Tick marks

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Demo Enlarge the Text

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Demo Decimal Places

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Demo Axe Title

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Demo Axe Title (2)

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Demo Legend

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Demo Bar Colors

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Demo Points vs. Bars

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Demo Pattern of change

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Demo Legend (2) Optimize space

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Demo Colors (2)

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Demo Represent the Variance Actual - Budget

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Demo Axe Scale Variazione % Actual vs. Budget ( Actual – Budget) / Budget

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Demo

Exercise – Revenues and MBO 1/2:

Exercise – Revenues and MBO 1/2 Design a view for monitoring revenues and correspondent MBO

Exercise – Revenues and MBO 2/2:

Exercise – Revenues and MBO 2/2 Design a view for monitoring revenues and correspondent MBO MBO erogato al 30%, 100%

Example – Revenues – Target - Year Ago:

Example – Revenues – Target - Year Ago

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DATA VISUALIZATION Graphs and Tables Design March 2013 Dott. Nicola Sandoli Business Development Manager n.sandoli@iconsulting.biz

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