Stephen Few, along with Edward Tufte, another prolific expert on the topic, have been providing thoughtful dialog on the worth of data visualization long before the explosion of data visualization within business intelligence (BI) tools. Nonetheless, their insights are widely considered best practices, even for data visualization in BI dashboards.
Endless possibilities for combining disparate data sets previously deemed too costly and time-intensive to tackle, now exist via comprehensive BI tools that enable you to create simple dashboards. The challenge is selecting a tool that provides clear value in an easily understandable format once all that data is merged.
Author: Shree Neve