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What is data visualization?

Data visualization is about emphasizing the valuable information from a dataset by using visual representation tools. Charts, graphs, maps, and even simply colored texts are tools to visualize data for highlighting patterns, similarities, differences, and outliers in a set of raw data. Dan Ariely (Professor of Behavioral Economics) said that;…

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Getting Started to Data Visualization

Visualization is mostly about knowing your data set with details. Better data visualization comes with domain expertise. Without digesting relations and boundaries of the data set, and focusing on what you want to show, knowing all the data visualization tools won’t help you. On the other hand, if you are…

Data Table Insights

Definition A data table is an essential data visualization component that displays a tabular dataset with rows and columns. Each row indicates a data item and all rows should have the same count of cells in the order of the corresponding columns. The purpose of using a data table is…

Interactive Data Visualization

In this post, we will cover the interactive data visualization and its benefits mostly. To give you the outline, the definition of interactivity and its effects on visualization, tips to create samples, and the points that you can take advantage of this technique will be described below. What is Interactive…

Best Data Visualization Books

Reading a data visualization book teaches you a lot about the internals. But since reading a book and processing it takes so much time, we mostly want to pick the best book out there. At this point, you have to accept that there is no best data visualization book for…

Visualizing Big Data

What is Big Data? Understanding what big data is is important to move on the visualization of it. The most popular definition is known as three Vs, “Big data is data that contains greater variety arriving in increasing volumes and with ever-higher velocity“. Without these three, a large data set…

Qualitative Data; Definition, Examples, Analysis, and Visualization

What is Qualitative Data? Qualitative data is the information set that contains words, subjects, descriptions, definitions, observations, and categories without any numeric data. In a way, you can assume it is the opposite of quantitative data. A comparison between these two concepts and examples would be helpful for better understanding…

Best Ways to Visualize Time Series Data

A time series is a data collection ordered in time sequentially. So, the type or the domain of data is irrelevant for the name of this series. However, if you are working with time-related data, there are several options to visualize it. In this post, we will be talking about the most…

Frequently Asked Questions about Data Visualization

Are data visualization and information visualization same things? Both are related but not the same concept. Information visualization is about emphasizing data which is important for your business. In that manner, infographics are good samples of information visualization. On the other hand, data visualization is more likely graphically showing raw data.  What…

What are Data Dashboards?

Data visualization is an art of storytelling by combining fancy visualization tools with the analyzed summary of the data. Actually, this story becomes valuable only if you have the audience to listen and react. From this point of view, data dashboards can be considered as the most engaging and interactive…