How to Visualize Importance vs. Satisfaction Survey Responses

By |2022-09-23T16:30:10+00:00May 10th, 2017|Business Visualizations, Visualizing Survey Data|

May 10, 2017 Overview A nod of appreciation to Tom Davenport who first brought this issue to my attention. Most organizations want to wildly exceed customer expectations for all facets of all their products and services, but if your organization is like most, you're not going to be able to do this. Therefore, how should [...]

Creating Auto-Adjusting Equal-sized Quadrants in Tableau

By |2017-02-22T13:34:27+00:00February 22nd, 2017|General Discussions|

February 22, 2017 Overview Earlier this week Gartner, Inc. published its “Magic Quadrant” report on Business Intelligence and Analytics (congratulations to Tableau for being cited as a leader for the fifth year in a row). Coincidentally, this report came on the heels of one of my clients needing to create a scatterplot where there were [...]

Be Careful with Dual Axis Charts

By |2015-11-10T06:14:35+00:00November 10th, 2015|Business Visualizations, General Discussions, Makeovers|

Overview Several weeks ago the data visualization community broke into justified outrage over an inexcusably misleading dual-axis chart from Americans United for Life.  I plan to write an article about this and other “ethically wrong” visualizations in a few weeks but in the meantime I encourage you to read these excellent posts from Alberto Cairo [...]