Home Visiting Dataviz: Three Steps to Making a Good Graph Great

Apr 26th, 2018 / Dashboards
Whether you’re visiting a web site or a listening to a presentation, you’ve probably thought about data visualization as a helpful way to digest complex information. At its best, “data viz” communicates data simply and efficiently using a combination of graphs, graphics, and other forms of design. So what makes a good graph great?
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How to Visualize Workshop Evaluation Results

I give dozens of workshops, webinars, and conference keynotes each year. Which means I receive dozens of evaluation surveys each year. After my sessions, the clients who sponsored the workshop ask their participants to rate my session and often times a software program automatically compiles the results. I’m grateful for this automated reporting technology. But, at the same time, survey scanning tools drive me crazy.
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Giving Your Tableau Visualizations a Makeover: Custom Colors

Nov 21st, 2017 / Dashboards
Now you’ve got some fonts that aren’t basic in Tableau, how about some custom colors? I really like matching my visualizations to my report, which is almost always based on the color scheme of the organization I’m working with. I’ll walk you through how to get custom colors in Tableau.
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How to Get Started with Tableau: Absolute Beginner’s Guide

Oct 24th, 2017 / Dashboards, Data Visualization
Tableau, which according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary means “a graphic description or representation,” is a powerful infographic tool with over 50,000 users. It has some perks depending on what you’re looking for in terms of dataviz. My plan is to give you some background on the versions available, how to download it, and resources for getting started!
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