Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten

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Analytics Press, 2004 - Business & Economics - 265 pages
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Tables and graphs can more adequately communicate important business information when they reflect the good design practices discussed in this practical guide to effective table and graph design. Information is provided on the fundamental concepts of table and graph design, the numbers and knowledge most suitable for display in a graphic form, the best tabular means to communicate certain ideas, and the component-level aspects of design. Analysts, technicians, and managers will appreciate the solid theory behind this outline for ensuring that tables and graphs present quantitative business information in a truthful, attractive format that facilitates better decision making.

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Good overview of simple tables/charts + perception. - Goodreads
Good tips on how to simplify tables and graphs. - Goodreads
Great reference too. - Goodreads
Nice insights into trellis displays. - Goodreads

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Good overview of simple tables/charts + perception. Not much else. Nice insights into trellis displays. Read full review

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Good overview of simple tables/charts + perception. Not much else. Nice insights into trellis displays. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Stephen Few is the founder of the consulting firm Perceptual Edge. He has more than 20 years of experience as a consultant and educator in the fields of data warehousing and information design. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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