Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of Community at PeerSpot
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When evaluating Data Visualization, what aspect do you think is the most important to look for?

Hi community,

When evaluating Data Visualization, what aspect do you think is the most important to look for? 

Share your opinions!

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7 Answers
Deepak Damodarr - PeerSpot reviewer
Data Office Lead at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
Jul 20, 2022

Create a matrix of capability vs cost. To identify the ideal platform for your organisation or department or project. 

Capability list should be created by mixing business use cases, architectural inputs, support model and security parameters.

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Project Manager at a computer software company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Aug 10, 2021

Should go without saying, but, we sometimes get lost in the minutia. 

The most important metric or chart/visualization should be using size/color/location to draw the focus of the reader.  

Project Manager at a computer software company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Aug 6, 2021

Combination ease of development to gain quick insights and the ability to code more advanced data analysis when neede.

Founder and General Manager at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Real User
Top 10
Aug 9, 2021

The ability to help people put the data into a day-to-day business - generating actionable insights and metrics.

Max Chagoya Álvarez - PeerSpot reviewer
Associate Product Manager at Tom Sawyer Software
Real User
Apr 30, 2021

How many views and layout styles the software has. 

Saurabh Deora - PeerSpot reviewer
Safety Data Analyst at Novo Nordisk
Real User
Oct 18, 2020

User friendly and easy to build

Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Community Manager
Oct 19, 2020

@Saurabh Deora thanks for weighing in :)

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it_user376869 - PeerSpot reviewer
Data Analysis and Visualisation Consultant at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
Jan 27, 2016

Clarity, any data visualisation should be easy to understand. Try to reduce clutter and make sure it relays the message. Still there is something important about style and how eye catchy it is but that is more to do with user preferences and in data journalism.

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Hi peers, Aside from dashboards, there are some use cases that require a fair amount of detailed data, with customizable sort and display fields which can vary by account.  This is in the insurance, healthcare, benefits space in particular.   While advanced visualization features help on the dashboard side of the equation, I would like to get the opinion on the best tools for this detailed, ...
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Hi Mr. @Frank Bianchi, Yes, you can do that but only on Professional or Enterprise Plan.  Also, you can link to Power BI and generate some different views.
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