This book will benefit anyone who wants to discover effective, attractive ways to visually analyze and communicate data. With no special knowledge required, it’s an inspirational guide that teaches through examples and illustration.
A portable, versatile and flexible data visualization design approach that will help you navigate the complex path towards success
Explains the many different reasons for creating visualizations and identifies the key parameters which lead to very different design options
Thorough explanation of the many visual variables and visualization taxonomy to provide you with a menu of creative options
Do you want to create more attractive charts? Or do you have huge data sets and need to unearth the key insights in a visual manner? Data visualization is the representation and presentation of data, using proven design techniques to bring alive the patterns, stories and key insights that are locked away.
"Data Visualization: a Successful Design Process" explores the unique fusion of art and science that is data visualization; a discipline for which instinct alone is insufficient for you to succeed in enabling audiences to discover key trends, insights and discoveries from your data. This book will equip you with the key techniques required to overcome contemporary data visualization challenges.
You’ll discover a proven design methodology that helps you develop invaluable knowledge and practical capabilities.
You’ll never again settle for a default Excel chart or resort to ‘fancy-looking’ graphs. You will be able to work from the starting point of acquiring, preparing and familiarizing with your data, right through to concept design. Choose your ‘killer’ visual representation to engage and inform your audience.
"Data Visualization: a Successful Design Process" will inspire you to relish any visualization project with greater confidence and bullish know-how; turning challenges into exciting design opportunities.