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Data visualization playbook: The importance of excluding unnecessary details

Data visualization playbook: The importance of excluding unnecessary details

December 2, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
Creating a visualization whose design serves its intended function—rather than the other way around—can be intoxicating, but don’t get so high on data that you lose sight of your audience. Find out how including too much information can neutralize your visualization—and your message with it.
Data visualization playbook: Using function to drive design

Data visualization playbook: Using function to drive design

November 24, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
As we’ve learned, choosing an appropriate level of detail lays the foundation for an effective visualization. But if you simply take your first design idea and run with it, you might be doing your data a disservice. Find out why redundant visualizations can turn detail into too much of a good thing...
Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

August 31, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
The most efficient way for data scientists to convey vital information is through visualizations—but if they aren’t easily understood, critical insights may become lost. Here’s a quick and handy guide to creating data visualizations that are appropriately detailed to ensure maximum effectiveness.
Data visualization playbook: Letting the data dictate the visualization

Data visualization playbook: Letting the data dictate the visualization

August 21, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
Data visualization techniques can give data scientists a vital tool for representing the data that analysts and line-of-business users need to make strategic decisions. Discover how a few simple considerations of a specific data set in a real-world use case enables data scientists to implement cost...

Data Visualization Playbook: Revisiting the Basics

Survey visualization techniques that data scientists in all industries need to know

March 13, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
Survey visualization techniques that data scientists in all industries need to know

The Data Visualization Playbook: Telling the Data Story

Learn data representation strategies, techniques, and nuances in a series geared for data scientists and analysts

February 6, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
Learn data representation strategies, techniques, and nuances in a series geared for data scientists and analysts

Exploring a Public Open Data Project: Part 4

Capitalize on useful open FDA data while minimizing the challenges of openFDA API limitations

October 26, 2014 | by Jennifer Shin
Capitalize on useful open FDA data while minimizing the challenges of openFDA API limitations

Exploring a Public Open Data Project: Part 3

Learn methods to help ensure search results are accurate when using the openAPI for research

October 19, 2014 | by Jennifer Shin
Learn methods to help ensure search results are accurate when using the openAPI for research

Exploring a Public Open Data Project: Part 2

Discover the pitfalls to avoid when using the FDA’s open data and the openFDA API

October 12, 2014 | by Jennifer Shin
Discover the pitfalls to avoid when using the FDA’s open data and the openFDA API

Exploring a Public Open Data Project: Part 1

Get acquainted with the openFDA project and its opportunities for data scientists and research

October 7, 2014 | by Jennifer Shin
Get acquainted with the openFDA project and its opportunities for data scientists and research