Chapter 6. Creating Complex Visualizations
Most business requirements can be fulfilled with the traditional charts that we reviewed in the previous chapters. Nevertheless, certain scenarios demand more complex visualizations for a complete understanding of the story hidden behind the data. In the next pages, we will embark on a journey that will take us to a land beyond "the classics" in the pursuit of insightful and stunning dashboards by discussing:
- Scatter plots
- Gauges and infographics
- Geographic representations
- Overlapping objects
One of the main disadvantages of using aggregators such as
avg() is that they can hide interesting behaviors in the data. Picture the following scenario: you have access to the scores of five thousand ...