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Visual Intelligence: Microsoft Tools and Techniques for Visualizing Data

Book Info
Year: 2013
Pages: 432
Language: English
ISBN: 1118388038,9781118388037
TAG: Computers
Go beyond design concepts and learn to build state-of-the-art visualizationsThe visualization experts at Microsoft's Pragmatic Works have created a full-color, step-by-step guide to building specific types of visualizations. The book thoroughly covers the Microsoft toolset for data analysis and visualization, including Excel, and explores best practices for choosing a data visualization design, selecting tools from the Microsoft stack, and building a dynamic data visualization from start to finish. You'll examine different types of visualizations, their strengths and weaknesses, and when to use each one. Data visualization tools unlock the stories within the data, enabling you to present it in a way that is useful for making business decisionsThis full-color guide introduces data visualization design concepts, then explains the various Microsoft tools used to store and display dataFeatures a detailed discussion of various classes of visualizations, their uses, and the appropriate tools for each Includes practical implementations of various visualizations and best practices for using themCovers out-of-the-box Microsoft tools, custom-developed illustrations and implementations, and code examplesVisual Intelligence: Microsoft Tools and Techniques for Visualizing Data arms you with best practices and the knowledge to choose and build dynamic data visualizations.