Analysing the data as aggregate bar charts and individual points on a line made me think about different ways I could improve my average step count.
Set actions are versatile: the metric calculation can be used to change the chart, title and colour of the measure selector!
By using colour and an insightful title, we can focus our audience’s attention to a key take-away.
The lollipop chart is a simple, fun variant on the bar chart whilst retaining most of its accuracy.
Through employing some storytelling techniques, including choosing an appropriate chart type, strategic use of colour and size and removing confusing or complicated elements we can enhance the focus of our data story.
There are a range of benefits that data visualisation can bring to help the public sector make better decisions. However, the type of visualisation we build depends upon the audience.