Data Visualization Guidelines and Best Practices

What are you trying to say with your data? With the amount of data available today, anyone can get lost in a world of scatter plots and geocoding. It is vital that your visualization has a purpose and you are selective about what you include in your visualization to fulfill that purpose. In this talk, we will discuss:

• Tufte design guidelines
• Visual perception principles based on Gestalt psychology
• Guideline for color including accessibility and culture
• How to choose the right chart type