Tag archive for Span Charts

#DayDohViz: Play-Doh as a Tool for Data Visualization

#DayDohViz: Play-Doh as a Tool for Data Visualization

I often write about practical software how-tos. But at my core, I’m software-agnostic. I don’t care which software program you choose. I’ve seen stellar visualizations in good ol’ Excel and downright embarrassing visualizations in fancier software programs whose salespeople pretend that their software is a…

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Span Charts: When You’ve Only Got the Min and Max

Span Charts: When You’ve Only Got the Min and Max

A few months ago I received a copy of the Chronicle of Philanthropy. An article about nonprofit CEO salaries caught my attention. Let’s zoom in and check out that data table: Nevermind that the data (salary ranges) has nothing to do with the article (turnover)….

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