With so many data visualization options available, choosing the right ones for your dashboard may seem tricky. To take the complexity out of the selection process, we recommend you ask yourself – What would you like to see? To help guide your answer, consider these common data visualization functions: value, trend, status, comparison, composition, deviation, distribution, progress, relationship, and risk. Once you are clear on what function your visualization needs to fulfil, select your data visualization accordingly using our Data Visualization Quick Reference Guide below.
Please note, this Quick Reference Guide provides examples of data visualizations commonly used in business dashboards. This guide is by no means exhaustive of every data visualization option available. To learn more about data visualization and how to choose the right data visualizations for your dashboard, download our Data Visualization Guide.