Visualization

Visualization

October 11, 2017 2 minute read

Custom Chart Colors and Brand New Palettes

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Angeline Char

Product Marketing

Colors are key to understanding data visualizations. They represent your data and guide people through charts and dashboards, making them easier to digest. Colors also represent your brand, providing a recognizable look and feel to everything your company produces.

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Visualization

July 13, 2017 3 minute read

Brand. New. Charts.

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Emily Ritter

Marketing

Phase II of this summer's code-free data exploration rollout is now live: drag-and-drop data exploration.

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Visualization

March 14, 2017 6 minute read

25+ Resources to Learn D3.js from Scratch

Melissa Bierly

Content Marketing

data visualizations made with D3

From streamgraphs to voronoi to polar clocks, there's essentially no limit to the types of data visualizations you can make with the JavaScript library D3.

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Visualization

March 9, 2017 3 minute read

Taking Data Viz to the Next Level

Nick Binder

Product Marketing Manager

Presenting data effectively is a critical part of communicating insights. Making reports look appealing or building interactive charts isn't simply a vanity project—it's an effective way to ensure key insights resonate with your audience.

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Visualization

October 26, 2016 5 minute read

Violin Plots 101: Visualizing Distribution and Probability Density

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Joel Carron

Analyst at Mode

Sometimes the median and mean aren't enough to understand a dataset. Are most of the values clustered around the median? Or are they clustered around the minimum and the maximum with nothing in the middle? When you have questions like these, distribution plots are your friends.

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Visualization

August 30, 2016 5 minute read

Pareto Chart 101: Visualizing the 80-20 Rule

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Joel Carron

Analyst at Mode

Pareto chart abstracted

You've probably heard of the Pareto principle, even if you didn't realize it at the time. Here are a few examples:

  • 80% of web traffic comes from 20% of your site's pages.
  • 80% of customer complaints are caused by 20% of product defects.
  • 80% of revenue comes from 20% of your customers.
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