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Data Visualization Toolkit: Qualitative Data Design Principles

Icon: Qualitative Data

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps Qualitative methods allow for collecting and analyzing information that cannot be easily understood through numbers. Qualitative data can include open-ended survey responses, interview and focus group transcripts, observation notes, secondary data from organizations (e.g., reports, strategic […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Data Tables Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Data Tables

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps A visual display can be helpful for generally comparing magnitudes or looking at trends, but sometimes providing specific data points is necessary. Data tables are useful for presenting data where specific data points, not just summary […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Presentations Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Presentations

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps Creating a presentation is an effective way to tell a story with data and display information to accompany a speech or a longer text report. Presentations are typically created using slideshow tools, but they can also […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Charts Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Charts

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps When we think of visually representing data, charts (or graphs) are typically what first come to mind. To avoid having charts that look like Excel defaults or uninspired, here are some tips for creating charts that […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Color Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Color

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps Color is critical in displaying data. It can be used to grab the viewer’s attention, and strategic use of color ensures the viewer concentrates on key information. Color also helps in retention because it evokes emotions […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Animations Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Animation

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps In data visualizations, animations can be used to portray data in a persuasive, memorable, and effective way. We can show processes, tell stories, and evoke emotions — all of which are difficult or impossible with static […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Infographics Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Infographics

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographic Dashboards Interactive displays Maps Infographics quickly tell a story using data to a wide variety of audiences. This is information presented with context, intended to clarify not only what the data mean, but how they are relevant to the viewer. […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Dashboards Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Dashboards

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps A dashboard is useful for displaying timely information on key variables that can be seen on one page or screen. A dashboard connects the viewer to the information, and when that information changes so does the […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Interactive Displays Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Interactive Displays

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps Interactive visualizations prompt the user to directly engage with the data, creating opportunities for a full understanding of trends and relationships. As families and other key stakeholders turn to the Web for quick information, making data […]

Data Visualization Toolkit: Maps Design Principles

Data Visualization Toolkit: Maps

DaSy Toolkits » Data Visualization Toolkit Overview Qualitative data Data tables Presentations Charts Color Animations Infographics Dashboards Interactive displays Maps Ground your data with mapping, a quick and powerful way to display summary data or services by location or region. Effective maps can be static and simple, or they can be complex, dynamic, and interactive online […]