Visual analysis best practices

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Learn simple techniques for making every data visualisation useful and beautiful.

Congratulations: you are part of a small but growing group that’s taking advantage of the power of visualisation. However, bringing your visualisations from “good” to “great” takes time, patience, attention to detail and some basic knowledge of visual analysis best practices. Luckily, we’ve compiled an important list of techniques to get you started.

Read and learn:

  • Why you should always start with questions
  • How to choose the right chart type
  • The ins and outs of creating effective views
  • How to design useful and engaging dashboards
  • The importance of and tips for perfecting your work
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A well-crafted, thoughtful visualisation makes the light bulb go on. You just don't get that with a spreadsheet.

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