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Data Visualization For Dummies by Stephanie Diamond, Mico Yuk

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Chapter 7

Defining an Easy-to-Follow Storyboard

In This Chapter

arrow Business Intelligence Overview

arrow Identifying your audience

arrow Defining your goals

arrow Documenting your metrics

arrow Choosing what to build

arrow Developing your first storyboard

When you're applying data visualization to Big Data, storytelling is perhaps one of the easiest ways to engage your audience. As social media continues to evolve, attention spans continue to reduce from minutes to seconds. As a result, complex reports and visualizations that require lots of deep analysis are losing their relevance. Hence, it's critical that you develop the “correct” story.

This chapter provides an overview of the practice of using data visualizations to drive decision making and then covers all the steps to defining your first storyboard. We start ...

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