Chapter 1: Introduction


The introduction and evolution of technology has increased the amount of time available for analyzing data and presenting those findings to others. Data visualization is a useful part of any project because it fosters a better understanding of the data, which can help with identifying future areas for analysis. Because the human brain can process information displayed in a chart or graph more easily than lists of numbers in tables and spreadsheets, data visualization has quickly become one of the more popular ways to convey messages.

Choosing the best visualization to showcase your data or tell your story is even more important. In fact, as data collection and preparation gets faster and easier, more emphasis ...

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