Data visualization: Why structure is a critical consideration
Business Intelligence: Cognos BI: Choosing a successful structure for your visualization
One of the most important decisions for visualization is the layout that you use to frame your data. Selecting the right structure is of the utmost importance to communicating your data effectively because it defines which information from your visualization will be most readily available to your audience. Should you use a graph, a map, a diagram, a chart, or something else?
This informative white paper discusses the following topics:
- Why structure is so important
- The scenarios in which each type of structure is most effective
- The importance of having access to extensible visualizations
- And more
Read on to view a helpful chart for selecting a structure based on your specific purpose.