The slopegraph challenge was a popular one, with topics ranging from economics to entertainment. We noted overall good use of color and words, with many illustrations of how slopegraphs can be used to show a ton of data without being overwhelmingwhen visual hierarchy is clear. Follow the link to see the full recap post, including each submission and related commentary.
Slopegraphs can be great for visualizing change or differences between two points in time or categories. Check out the challenge post to learn more and see some examples of slopegraphs used effectively, as well as potential issues to watch out for.
45 people shared their waterfall creations in May, with huge variety of tools and more business-related topics than recent challenges. Click the link to see the full recap post, including each submission and related commentary.
Waterfall charts can work well when you have a beginning quantity, additions and deductions, and an ending quantity. Click the link below to see the full details, including an example and submission instructions for the May #SWDchallenge.
88 people shared their square area graphs in April. While some people were stretching to find appropriate data for this view, there were also a ton of awesome examples shared. Click the link to see the full recap post, including each submission and related commentary.