Chapter 6. Creating Data Visualizations for Analysis

In this chapter, we continue our conversation about data visualizations. The previous chapter introduced you to the fundamentals of using infographics to present data visually. However, we did not cover the required steps and best practices to design visualizations as good analytical tools for business intelligence.

The focus on this chapter is creating simple and effective data visualizations that are best suited for visual analysis. While reading this chapter, you will understand that not all visualizations deliver insight in the same manner. Furthermore, sticking to simple visualization guidelines will allow your BI offering to deliver insight more effectively.

The visualizations that we will ...

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