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  • http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/Business_and_Industr_g158-Graphics_Wood_p8969.html
  • "Define beauty to be a harmony of all the parts...fitted together with such proportion andconnection, that nothing could be added, diminished or altered, but for the worse. - Leon Battista (1406-1472)
  • http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/64ead281ea44d199_landingBeauty emerges from every design that is workingBuckminster Fullerarchitect
  • http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2009-03-07/
  • Vivek Singh (Poza)PresentationsEvangelist
  • What is your key message?
  • What is your key message?
  • What is your key message?
  • What is your key message?
  • Chart dissection
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • http://www.sxc.hu/photo/609109
  • Examples
  • Examples
  • http://www.levidepoches.fr/photos/uncategorized/2008/07/02/raymond_loewy.jpg
  • Surprisingly conditions 4 and 5 behave the same!
  • Examples
  • Examples
  • Before & AfterData:http://www.slideshare.net/Lorenita/presentacin-defensa-de-tesis
  • Some statisticsData:http://www.slideshare.net/Lorenita/presentacin-defensa-de-tesis
  • Before & AfterData:http://www.slideshare.net/Lorenita/presentacin-defensa-de-tesis
  • Some statisticsData:http://www.slideshare.net/Lorenita/presentacin-defensa-de-tesis
  • Some statisticsData:http://www.slideshare.net/Lorenita/presentacin-defensa-de-tesis
  • Some statisticsData:http://www.slideshare.net/Lorenita/presentacin-defensa-de-tesis
  • Some statisticsData:http://www.slideshare.net/Lorenita/presentacin-defensa-de-tesis
  • Examples
  • Yes, white space…
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    • 1. ReportingData
      BCU Journal Club 20091028
      José Ramón Macías
    • 2. “ Define beautyto be a harmony of all the parts... fitted together with such proportion and connection, that nothing could be added, diminishedor altered, but for the worse.”
      - Leon Battista (1406-1472)
    • 3.
      Beauty emerges from every design that is working.
      Buckminster Fuller
      architect
    • 4.
    • 5.
    • 6.
      it’s like potatoes, they may have the most nutritional value straight out of the ground, but it taste like dirt...
      ...cut them up, fry’em, throw some chili and cheese on them, and you have yourself an audience

      Jess @wallstats.com
    • 7. Data:
      “It’s like potatoes, they may have the most nutritional value straight out of the ground, but it taste like dirt…
    • 8. …cut them up, fry’em, throw some chili and cheese on them, and you have yourself an audience”
      • Jess @wallstats.com
    • Pie Chart
    • 9. Vivek Singh
    • 10. What is your key message?
    • 11. Do you really needa chart?
    • 12. Which chart type should you use
    • 13. How should you designthe chart?
    • 14.
    • 15. Use charts only to
    • 16.
    • 17. a chart dissection
    • 18. Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      20 %
      15 %
      10 %
      5 %
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 19. Axis presents what is measured…
      …and the units of measurement.
      Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      20 %
      15 %
      10 %
      5 %
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 20. Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      Present only as much data points as necessary, but not more.
      20 %
      15 %
      10 %
      5 %
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 21. Only relevant data points should be labeled, otherwise they just will clutter the chart.
      Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      19 %
      20 %
      17 %
      13 %
      13 %
      15 %
      10 %
      5 %
      2 %
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 22. Use legends only for more than one data series.
      Most of the times labeling directly the lines or pie slices will work better.
      Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      20 %
      15 %
      Observed
      10 %
      5 %
      Expected
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 23. Title must clearly and briefly state the main pointof the chart, the one that supports the presentation purpose.
      Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      20 %
      15 %
      10 %
      5 %
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 24. Data sourcemust be provided in a way to allow readers to check data by themselves.
      Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      - Doe J. et al. Nature 2009
      20 %
      15 %
      10 %
      5 %
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 25. Color is not for decoration.
      Use as less as possible and only to remark your point.
    • 26. You should also highlight less obvious but important issues.
      Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      This differencealso difficultto explain
      20 %
      15 %
      10 %
      5 %
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 27. (soft) Animation effects may help to understand complex charts.
      Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
      20 %
      15 %
      Observed
      10 %
      5 %
      Expected
      0
      cond1
      cond2
      cond3
      cond4
      cond5
    • 28. I. remove grid lines
      II. adjust size
      III. revise color
      IV. erase background
      V. make lines thicker
      VI remove legend
      VII delete useless labels
      VIII move units from axis
      IX. make axis lines thicker
      X. change 3D into 2D
      Improve your
      Charts in 10
      easy steps
    • 29.
    • 30. Examples
    • 31. 1
      #
    • 32. “ Design is too important to be left to designers ”
      - Raymon Loewy
    • 33.
    • 34.
    • 35.
    • 36. Surprisingly, conditions 4 & 5 behave the same!
    • 37. 2
      #
    • 38. Nancy Duarte
    • 39.
    • 40.
    • 41.
    • 42.
    • 43.
    • 44.
    • 45.
    • 46.
    • 47.
    • 48. 3
      #
    • 49. Something to avoid
    • 50.
    • 51. being creative and
      searching for simplicity
      didn’tgave an answer
      didn’t know what a BLOG is !!!
    • 52. After
      Before
    • 53. Some statistics…
      people that visit blogsregularly
      thesedon’t
    • 54. rethinking pie charts
      uncensored
      uncensored
      diversity
      diversity
      spontaneity
      spontaneity
    • 55. Most valuedfeature from blogs:
      diversity
      spontaneity
      uncensored
    • 56. Most valuedfeature from blogs:
      uncensored
      diversity
      spontaneity
    • 57. 4
      #
    • 58.
    • 59.
    • 60.
    • 61.
    • 62.
    • 63.
    • 64.
    • 65.
    • 66.
    • 67. Nancy Duarte
      DESIGN
      COMPONENTS
    • 68. Hierarchy
    • 69. Flow
    • 70. Contrast
    • 71. Proximity
    • 72. White space
    • 73. Yes, white space…

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