Your graph must stand alone

April 12, 2015 Basics 0 Comments

One common mistake in graph displays is revealing too little information, leaving the audience to guess. Most graphs are guilty of…

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Careful with the gridlines!

April 6, 2015 Bar Graphs, Basics 0 Comments

Gridlines are tricky. As mentioned before, you need to keep your graphs clean and without clutter. The focus must be on…

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Top Five Mistakes People Make When Creating Graphs

Below are the top five mistakes people most often make when creating a graph. The good news is that avoiding them…

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So Which Graph Should I Choose?

If you are opting to use graphs as a visual tool to communicate a message to the end-user, using the right…

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Seven Basic Data Viz Rules

February 21, 2015 Basics 0 Comments

Data visualization is being used more and more within organizations, especially when reporting, where you are explaining something: you are forwarding…

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Some words on Forecasting & Predictive Analytics

In my experience, most companies are good at tracking back data for previous periods and put together an analysis of what…

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Three Purposes of Data Viz

February 10, 2015 Basics 0 Comments

So why do we use data visualization? Apart from processing a set of data so that you can find a conclusion…

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Data Visualization? What´s That?

February 3, 2015 Basics, Diagrams, Graphs, Maps, Tables 0 Comments

Data visualization is simply presenting data to an end-user. The presenter of the data and the end-user might be the same…

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