Data Visualization: Best Practices for Creating Visuals

Data Visualization 2021    |    Beginner
  • 11 Videos | 1h 8m 22s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
Most organizations depend on data visualization to help drive business decisions. Using the correct charts and graphs helps communicate the right information and identify patterns and trends within your data. You'll begin this course by identifying the importance of data visualization and its application in curating data that is easy to digest, understand, and interpret. Next, you'll discover best practices for visualizing data and the significance of creating user-centered visuals. You'll then explore different presentation types such as comparison, composition, distribution, trends, and relationship, and learn how to map your charts to these categories. Finally, you'll investigate the use cases for popular charts such as line charts, pie charts, histograms, scatter plots, and others. You'll also recognize when to use specialized charts such as Gantt charts, sunburst charts, and Sankey diagrams.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recognize the importance of data visualization in the age of big data
    list best practices for visualizing data
    outline different presentation types and considerations before choosing a chart type for your data
    identify use cases that require tables and bar charts
    list use cases and best practices for line charts and pie charts
  • recognize use cases that require histograms and box plots
    identify use cases and best practices for scatter charts and bubble charts
    recognize use cases for specialized chart types such as Gantt charts and waterfall charts
    outline the use cases for heatmaps, funnel charts, sunburst charts, and Sankey diagrams
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    2m 31s
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    2. 
    Importance of Data Visualization
    9m 14s
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    3. 
    Best Practices for Data Visualization
    8m 33s
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    4. 
    Chart and Presentation Types for Visualizing Data
    5m 15s
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    5. 
    Use Cases: Tables and Bar Charts
    8m 50s
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    6. 
    Use Cases and Best Practices: Line and Pie Charts
    6m 25s
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    Use Cases: Histograms and Box Plots
    4m 56s
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    Use Cases: Scatter Charts and Bubble Charts
    5m 11s
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    Use Cases: Gantt Charts and Waterfall Charts
    4m 46s
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    Heatmaps, Funnel, Sunburst, and Sankey Charts
    6m 20s
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    11. 
    Course Summary
    1m 52s

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