DataViz: How to Choose the Right Chart for Your Data
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DataViz: How to Choose the Right Chart for Your Data

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DataViz – The Big Picture

  • an Ultra-High-Definition flowchart (pdf) that will guarantee that you get the right chart first time, every time!


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Data visualisation is sexy – probably the sexiest part of statistics, Data Science, business intelligence and many other fields too.

And it can make or break your study!


Few people that have to create charts as part of their study know and understand how to create charts for maximum effectiveness, and as a result struggle to engage their audience.

And that’s a shame, because a well-crafted chart has the potential to change the world!

Charts really are that important!


DataViz: How to Choose the Right Chart for Your Data is a short guide to all the different types of charts you’ll commonly encounter in statistics.

It is a snappy little non-threatening book about everything you ever wanted to know (but were afraid to ask) about the craft of creating inspirational graphics for your study, presentation, thesis, or just about any occasion – irrespective of your audience.


First, I’ll explain about the different types of graphs you’ll use.

Then I’ll show you which data goes on which axis.

I’ll show you the different types of charts to use, and how to choose which ones to use.

We’ll move on to how to style your charts and review them with a critical eye to decide what should go on your graph, and – more importantly – what you should take off.

Finally, I’ll introduce you to DataViz – The Big Picture, an Ultra-High-Definition flowchart that will guarantee that you get the right chart first time, every time!


By the time you’ve read this short book, you’ll more about plotting charts than pretty much everyone around you!


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About the Author

Lee Baker
Lee Baker

Lee Baker is an award-winning software creator with a passion for turning data into a story.

A proud Yorkshireman, he now lives by the sparkling shores of the East Coast of Scotland.

Physicist, statistician and programmer, child of the flower-power psychedelic ‘60s, it’s amazing he turned out so normal!

Turning his back on a promising academic career to do something more satisfying, as the CEO and co-founder of Chi-Squared Innovations he now works double the hours for half the pay and 10 times the stress - but 100 times the fun!

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