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This guide comply sources containing statistical data that is frequently required for your research. The sources covered include SIT Library's subscribed resources and also publicly available sources.
The Big Book of Dashboards: Visualizing Your Data Using Real-World Business Scenarios by Steve Wexler; Andy Cotgreave; Jeffrey ShafferComprising dozens of examples that address different industries and departments (healthcare, transportation, finance, human resources, marketing, customer service, sports, etc.) and different platforms (print, desktop, tablet, smartphone, and conference room display) This book matches dashboards with real-world business scenarios. By organizing the book based on these scenarios and offering practical and effective visualization examples,
Call Number: HD30 Wex 2017
Publication Date: 2017
Data visualisation : A handbook for data driven design by Andy KirkThis book is the starting point in learning the process and skills of data visualization, teaching the concepts and skills of how to present data, and inspiring effective visual design. Benefits of this book: A flexible step-by-step journey that equips you to achieve great data visualization A curated collection of classic and contemporary examples, giving illustrations of good and bad practice Examples on every page to give creative inspiration Illustrations of good and bad practice show you how to critically evaluate and improve your own work Advice and experience from the best designers in the field Loads of online practical help, checklists, case studies and exercises make this the most comprehensive text available
Call Number: QA76.9 Kir 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Data Visualization: a Successful Design Process by Andy KirkA comprehensive yet quick guide to the best approaches to designing data visualizations, with real examples and illustrative diagrams. Whatever the desired outcome ensure success by following this expert design process. This book is for anyone who has responsibility for, or is interested in trying to find innovative and effective ways to visually analyze and communicate data.
Effective Data Storytelling : how to drive change with data, narrative, and visuals by Brent DykesEffective Data Storytelling teaches you the essential skills necessary to communicate your insights through persuasive and memorable data stories. Narratives are more powerful than raw statistics, more enduring than pretty charts. When done correctly, data stories can influence decisions and drive change. Most other books focus only on data visualization while neglecting the powerful narrative and psychological aspects of telling stories with data. Brent Dykes shows you how to take the three central elements of data storytelling--data, narrative, and visuals--and combine them for maximum effectiveness.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2019
Effective Data Visualization: the right chart for the right data by Stephanie D. H. EvergreenThe book covers the spectrum of graph types available beyond the default options, how to determine which one most appropriately fits specific data stories, and easy steps for making the chosen graph in Excel.
Call Number: P93.5 E937 2017
Publication Date: 2016
HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers by Harvard Business ReviewToday's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data, but leaving the analysis to others in your company just won't cut it. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand where it comes from, make sense of the numbers, and use those findings to inform your toughest decisions. This book provides practical tips and advice to help you make better decisions using data. Through its three-step process, this essential guide will show you how to get the information you need, study the data, and communicate your findings to others. You'll learn to: Identify the metrics you need to measure; Formulate hypotheses and test against them; Ask the right questions of your data--and your data experts; Understand statistical terms and concepts; Create effective charts and visualizations; Avoid common mistakes.
Call Number: HD38.7 Hbr 2017
Publication Date: 2016
Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten by Stephen FewThe critical numbers that measure the health, identify the opportunities, and forecast the future of organizations are often misrepresented because few people are trained to design accurate, informative materials, but this manual helps put an end to misinformation. This revised edition of the highly successful book includes updated figures and 91 additional pages of content, including new chapters about quantitative narrative and current misuses of graphs--such as donut, circle, unit, and funnel charts--and new appendices that cover constructing table lens displays and box plots in Excel and useful colour palettes for presentation materials.
Call Number: HF5718.22.F49 2012
Publication Date: 2012, 2nd ed
The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics by Dona M. WongIn this book, you will learn: to choose the best chart that fits your data; the most effective way to communicate with decision makers when you have five minutes of their time; how to chart currency fluctuations that affect global business; how to use color effectively; how to make a graphic "colorful" even if only black and white are available. The book is organized in a series of mini-workshops backed up with illustrated examples.
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