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FusionCharts > 8. Selecting the Right Visualization for your Data

8. Selecting the Right Visualization for your Data

Chapter 8. Selecting the Right Visualization for your Data
We have done a good job of converting all the data Harry wanted to see into beautiful and quick-to-understand visuals. The charts and maps have helped Harry get a lot of insights out of information that would have been difficult from the raw data itself.
As you build complete business dashboards catering to different people in the organization, you will need to understand their role and function better. For example, Harry will be interested in the overall company stats such as annual revenue and market share, while a regional manager will be interested in the revenue and the best selling product categories from his own region. Once you have identified the metrics your audience needs, you need to figure the data required to power the metric, and then select the right visualization for it.
In this chapter, we shall learn: How to adapt the dashboard according to the requirement of its audienceWhat type of analysis the metrics identified require and the chart needed for itHow to use specialized charts such as Gauges and Gantt charts used for advanced analysis So let's get started.

  

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