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When people talk about data visualization, they are usually talking about quantitative data. In a previous post, we explained that data visualizations help people perform three primary functions: exploring, making sense of, and communicating data. How can we report qualitative data in a way that performs those same functions? We just got some exciting news… Read More »
Some of you may be working on conference posters and paper presentations for Fall conferences. And some of those will probably include charts to demonstrate data representing a lot of hard work on your part. In most cases you have minutes to use that chart to get your audience to understand the data. Stephanie Evergreen… Read More »
Before holidays we sometimes do a post on the value of putting your data in a visually understandable format, perhaps some kind of infographic. As I write this, some of you may be sitting at your desks pondering how you will celebrate U.S. Independence Day. To help turn your ponderings into a work-related activity, here… Read More »
It’s time to put your carefully collected data into a chart, but which chart should you use? And then how do you set it up from scratch in your Excel spreadsheet or Power Point presentation if you aren’t experienced with charts? Here’s one way to start: go to the Chart Chooser at Juice Analytics. They… Read More »
You may have noticed there is a data visualization bandwagon out there and the OERC bloggers are on it. We like to write about tools and resources that can help you communicate visually. There’s a bit of self-interest here. We want to fuel this bandwagon because we personally prefer to review a one-page visual synopsis… Read More »