Data visualization is simply creating a chart, diagram, picture, map, infographic, etc. from your data. In other words, a visual representation of data or information. Use this guide to discover best practices for creating data visualizations as well as accessing recommended resources for learning how to visualize data.
2. Select a chart type that best accomplishes your purpose, given the data you have.
3. Choose the software or tool you will use to create your visualization.
4. Refine your visualization according to best practices and your purpose.
Below is a list of data visualization (data viz) guides selected by DiSC staff.