#SWDchallenge: rebrand it!

Branding applied to data storytelling is much more than a specific font, logo or template color. Instead, thoughtfully incorporating aspects of an organization’s brand into the design of a graph can evoke a feeling or perhaps an emotional connection to the message the graph conveys. This month, readers were challenged to re-brand an example graph in a brand style of their choosing.

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#SWDchallenge: visualize THIS data!

There is no single “right” way to graph data. Any data can be visualized multiple ways, and variant views of the data allow us to see different things. This month’s challenge is to see this in practice: we challenged our readers to show us how they’d visualize the same dataset.

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new year, new tools!

We saw a wide variety of tools used in the first challenge of 2019: from the familiar to new players on the market and from drag & drop GUI solutions to programming languages. Read on to see the wide array of instruments available for visualizing data and learn from others as they attempt these tools for the first time.

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