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… that has a part to whole relationship that doesn’t add up to a logical whole. Pie charts, stacked area charts, or stacked bar charts are a few examples of charts with a part to whole relationship. When these charts are used for percentage data and that data doesn’t add up to a total of 100%, the whole chart doesn’t make sense. 4. Poor Labeling…
… by Drew Skau 1 min ago Filed Under: Data The vast majority of visualizations we experience in our lives come from the digital world. On rare occasion, they are printed out on a piece of paper, but even then, they are two dimensional. Even more rarely, visualizations are created in the three dimensional physical world. Yvonne Jansen and Pierre…
Here at WordStream, we occasionally do a “Make a Wish” exercise where everyone gets to make a few (work-related) wishes and we try our best to make them a reality. Recently, I wished to hire a data scientist for the content marketing team. And lo and behold, my wish has been granted! We’re planning to hire a data scientist in early 2015.
… Walking through the airport, it seems that half of the wall advertisements are for companies selling consulting services to get our arms around Big Data. Well … maybe not our arms. That might be awkward. Let’s say we need to get our minds around Big Data! If you go by these ads, you would think this is the biggest opportunity facing our world…