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Small Charts in Excel: Beyond Sparklines, Still Economical January 1, 2013 Excel Tips

I’m a fan of Stephen Few; pretty much, always have been, and, pretty much, always will be. When developing dashboards, reports, and analysis results, it’s not uncommon at all for ...... Continue »

Dashboard Development and Unleashing Creative Juices July 9, 2009 Presentation

Ryan Goodman of Centigon Solutions wrote up his take on a recent discussion on LinkedIn that centered on the tension between data visualization that is “flashy” versus data visualization that rigorously ...... Continue » Needs Some Few and Some Tufte April 27, 2009 Presentation

I caught an NPR story about last week, and it sounded really promising. Depending on where you fall on the political spectrum, the various rounds of stimulus and bailout ...... Continue »

PowerPoint the Application vs. the Application of PowerPoint April 8, 2009 General

Slightly off-topic for this blog, and a little dated, but worth sharing nonetheless. During a discussion with a couple of my co-workers today, I made an observation about how my current ...... Continue »

Stephen Few's Derivation of Tufte: The Data-Pixel Ratio June 19, 2008 Excel Tips

I’ve glanced through various folks’ copies of Stephen Few’s Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data on several occasions over the past few years. And, it was a ...... Continue »