Do you find yourself needing to communicating with qualitative data? This post discusses three best practices when communicating with qualitative data—effectively using color, reducing text and considering if audience needs quantitative context—and illustrates through example.
We had a record participation in September with 96 people sharing their makeovers of the dual pie chart visual. Submissions ranged from slopegraphs to bar charts to dot plots and beyond. Click the link below to see the full recap post, including each submission and related commentary.
When presenting live, you have a ton of opportunity to build a graph or a story piece by piece for your audience. Check out the 90-second video in this post illustrating an example of how we do this at storytelling with data.
September's challenge was a slightly different flavor of the makeover theme: how would readers make over this dual pie chart visual? We challenged you to apply data storytelling best practices and a thoughtful critique in improving this visual. Expand the full post for more detail.
More than 50 dot plots were shared in August, with many depicting point in time and group comparisons for topics in sports, pop culture, and a number of real world work examples. See a ton of varied design approaches and a deluge of dots!