Go beyond design concepts and learn to build state-of-the-art visualizations
The visualization experts at Microsoft's Pragmatic Works have created a full-color, step-by-step guide to building specific types of visualizations. The book thoroughly covers the Microsoft toolset for data analysis and visualization, including Excel, and explores best practices for choosing a data visualization design, selecting tools from the Microsoft stack, and building a dynamic data visualization from start to finish. You'll examine different types of visualizations, their strengths and weaknesses, and when to use each one.
Data visualization tools unlock the stories within the data, enabling you to present it in a way that is useful for making business decisions
This full-color guide introduces data visualization design concepts, then explains the various Microsoft tools used to store and display data
Features a detailed discussion of various classes of visualizations, their uses, and the appropriate tools for each
Includes practical implementations of various visualizations and best practices for using them
Covers out-of-the-box Microsoft tools, custom-developed illustrations and implementations, and code examples
Visual Intelligence: Microsoft Tools and Techniques for Visualizing Data arms you with best practices and the knowledge to choose and build dynamic data visualizations.