The dangers of using pie charts

June 24, 2013, 8:20 am

Those of us who are accountants love pie charts. We think it makes complex info easy to understand.

For us as accountants that may be the case. Maybe not so much for others who aren’t as analytical.

The Worst Chart In The World, an article at Business Insider, explains why.

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Five all-time best data visualizations

December 13, 2012, 8:07 am

The 5 Most Influential Data Visualizations of All Time” is a great collection of some of the most creative ways to present large volumes of data in such a way that the data tells its own story. When you ponder these visualizations for a few moments, you easily grasp the story hidden in the numbers.

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Creative Visualization – mapping the growth of retail stores

March 24, 2012, 8:03 am

Check out these time-lapsed maps showing the growth of a retail chain from Flowing Data.  Great visualization of the speed and location of new stores.  Also shows the diffusion across the country.

Lets you see the data of Walmart from 1 store in 1962 to 4,393 in 2010.

Check out these visuals:

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