Data Visualisation

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Who has already tried to visualize data?

?

The Face of Crime in the United States

Tell a story

!

or throw it away

How to display data

1

Visual Cues

1

Coordinate System

2

Scale

3

Context

4

Female Speakers at #FOWD London 2015

Source: https://futureofwebdesign.com/london-2015/speakers

28,6 %

71,4 %

female

male

6 tips for data visualisation on the web

2

Always check your data

#1

Source: http://flowingdata.com/2009/11/26/fox-news-makes-the-best-pie-chart-ever/

Source: https://dribbble.com/shots/1064667-Circle-Graph

Source: http://viz.wtf/post/59697293967/hes-243-baby-boomer

Don't use 3D effects

#2

Source: http://viz.wtf/post/60203066686/the-spiral-staircase-courtesy-of-janwillemtulp

Source: http://visual.ly/annual-greenhouse-gas-emission

Source: http://magazine.good.is/infographics/infographic-the-20-most-charitable-countries-in-the-world

Keep it simple

#3

Source: http://viz.wtf/image/110748180715

Source: http://visual.ly/global-uv-disinfection-equipment-market-size-share-global-trends-company-profiles-demand-insights

Test your chart - from the beginning

#4

Make your chart explorable

#5

Know your tools

#6

What story?

Serious or funny?

Which benefit?

Target audience?

Will they understand?

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Thanks you for listening

Happy visualizing!

Data visualization

By Lisa Gringl

Data visualization

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