Choose The Right Chart
Miranda Singler • 12/14/2015
When building out data visualizations, choosing and sorting through data can be a big task. But once that’s done, how do you decide the most appropriate visualization for your data? Do you want to show comparisons between multiple data? Or perhaps relationships and trends over time?
This simple chart guide, created by Dr. Andrew Abela, can aid in your decision making process. The handout maps out suggestions based on whether you want to show a comparison, relationship, distribution, or composition.
The next time you’re deciding which type of visualization to create, use this helpful handout as a reference. And remember, whatever chart you choose, let the decision be driven by your data
You can download and print out the handout here: http://extremepresentation.typepad.com/files/choosing-a-good-chart-09.pdf