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Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

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Index

A

  • Accessibility
    • overcomplicating
    • poor design,
    • text, thoughtful use of
      • action titles on slides
  • Action words
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Aesthetics
  • Affordances
    • creating a clear visual hierarchy of information
    • eliminating distractions
    • highlighting effects
  • Alignment
    • diagonal components
    • presentation software tips for
  • Animation, leveraging in visuals
  • Annotated line graph with forecast
  • Area graphs
  • Atkinson, Cliff
  • Audience attention, focusing
    • color
      • brand colors
      • considering tone conveyed
      • designing with colorblind in mind
      • position on page
      • using consistently
      • using sparingly
    • memory
      • iconic
      • long-term
      • short-term
    • preattentive attributes
      • in graphs
      • in text
    • sight
    • size

B

  • Bar charts
    • axis vs. data labels
    • bar width
    • categories, logical ordering of
    • ethical concerns
    • horizontal
    • simple
    • stacked
      • horizontal
      • leveraging positive and negative
      • 100%
      • vertical
    • vertical
    • waterfall chart
  • Beck, Harry
  • Beyond Bullet Points (Atkinson)
  • Big Idea
  • Bing, Bang, Bongo

C

  • Cairo, Alberto
  • Case studies
    • alternatives to pie charts
      • 100% stacked horizontal bar graph
      • showing numbers directly
      • simple bar graph
      • slopegraph
    • color considerations with a dark background
    • animation, leveraging in visuals
    • logic in order
    • spaghetti graphs, avoiding
      • combined approach
      • emphasizing one line at a time
      • separating spatially
  • Closure principle
  • Clutter, avoiding
    • cognitive load
      • data-ink/signal-to-noise ratio
    • contrast, nonstrategic use of
      • redundant details, use of
    • decluttering
      • cleaning up axis labels
      • labeling ...

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