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© 2014 Grant Thornton LLP | All rights reserved | U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd
Choose the best dat...
2
Our brains are hardwired for
information.
But too much in a disorganized
manner is USELESS.
That's why companies need
ad...
TOP
3
Data visualization allows data discovery and
visual analysis and reduces time to insight.
Choosing the right visuali...
Classic waterfall
Waterfall graphics show how an
initial value is increased and
decreased by a series of
intermediate valu...
Favorite of financial and accounting
departments; good for showing
profitability contributions
5
Strategy tree
and wheel
A strategy tree shows an
objective and its supporting
child objectives and KPIs
hierarchically.
7
Used for showing key data
relationships
Geospatial/
geoprompting
Provides comparisons with a
map backdrop or comparison
of distances between.
9
Used for geographic
comparisons
Sparklines
A sparkline is a very
small line chart,
typically drawn without
axes or coordinates.
11
Quickly shows key data
trends
80-20
relationships
Measures how the upper
group of a specific
population set contributes in
descending order of value.
13
Used to stratify the data set
to show key differences in top
tier and remaining population
Comparative
distributions
Representations of statistical
distributions, by individuals,
for a selected population.
15
See how a metric
comparatively distributes
between different categories
Scatter cloud
Provides a graphical
summary of a set of data.
Values are represented by
the position of the point in
the ch...
17
Used for displaying measures
of central median, dispersion
and skewness
Boxplot & whisker
A diagram comparing the spread
of detailed data point values
between individuals of a
dimension.
19
Used to compare data
spreads among key variables
Bubble chart
Round data markers
(bubbles) depict the data
points. Shows correlation for
more than two values.
21
Used in scatter plot
scenarios or to segment
populations of data
Master detail
The master/detail linking
allows you to establish a
relationship between two
or more views.
23
Helps to see a data set in
multiple views
Benefits of using the
right data visualization
24
Transform data into
information
Streamline
processes &
decisions
Drive
c...
Read our whitepaper on solving the data visualization dilemma
Learn about our Oracle Solutions
Or contact me to schedule y...
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  1. 1. © 2014 Grant Thornton LLP | All rights reserved | U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd Choose the best data visualizations to inspire action Source: Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Samples Grant Thornton Technology Solutions is an Oracle Platinum Partner
  2. 2. 2 Our brains are hardwired for information. But too much in a disorganized manner is USELESS. That's why companies need advanced data visualization.
  3. 3. TOP 3 Data visualization allows data discovery and visual analysis and reduces time to insight. Choosing the right visualizations are critical to empowering informed decision-making. Following are the data visualizations
  4. 4. Classic waterfall Waterfall graphics show how an initial value is increased and decreased by a series of intermediate values.
  5. 5. Favorite of financial and accounting departments; good for showing profitability contributions 5
  6. 6. Strategy tree and wheel A strategy tree shows an objective and its supporting child objectives and KPIs hierarchically.
  7. 7. 7 Used for showing key data relationships
  8. 8. Geospatial/ geoprompting Provides comparisons with a map backdrop or comparison of distances between.
  9. 9. 9 Used for geographic comparisons
  10. 10. Sparklines A sparkline is a very small line chart, typically drawn without axes or coordinates.
  11. 11. 11 Quickly shows key data trends
  12. 12. 80-20 relationships Measures how the upper group of a specific population set contributes in descending order of value.
  13. 13. 13 Used to stratify the data set to show key differences in top tier and remaining population
  14. 14. Comparative distributions Representations of statistical distributions, by individuals, for a selected population.
  15. 15. 15 See how a metric comparatively distributes between different categories
  16. 16. Scatter cloud Provides a graphical summary of a set of data. Values are represented by the position of the point in the chart space.
  17. 17. 17 Used for displaying measures of central median, dispersion and skewness
  18. 18. Boxplot & whisker A diagram comparing the spread of detailed data point values between individuals of a dimension.
  19. 19. 19 Used to compare data spreads among key variables
  20. 20. Bubble chart Round data markers (bubbles) depict the data points. Shows correlation for more than two values.
  21. 21. 21 Used in scatter plot scenarios or to segment populations of data
  22. 22. Master detail The master/detail linking allows you to establish a relationship between two or more views.
  23. 23. 23 Helps to see a data set in multiple views
  24. 24. Benefits of using the right data visualization 24 Transform data into information Streamline processes & decisions Drive compliance Transform the enterprise Data visualization
  25. 25. Read our whitepaper on solving the data visualization dilemma Learn about our Oracle Solutions Or contact me to schedule your data visualization workshop. John Stilwell Grant Thornton LLP T 913.272.2721 E john.stilwell@us.gt.com Want to learn more? © 2014 Grant Thornton LLP | All rights reserved | U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd 25
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