Eloquence Through Simplicity

Now that you're familiar with some of the science behind dashboard design, it's time to take a look at a few strategies you can employ to create effective displays. The guiding principle in dashboard design should always be simplicity: display the data as clearly and simply as possible, and avoid unnecessary and distracting decoration.

Characteristics of a well-designed dashboard

Reducing the non-data pixels

Enhancing the data pixels

In earlier chapters, we concentrated on what doesn't work. Now it's time to shift our focus to what does, beginning with the design process itself the goals and steps necessary to produce dashboards that inform rapidly with impeccable clarity.

Clarifying the Vision

Variations in Dashboard Uses and Data

Thirteen Common Mistakes in Dashboard Design

Tapping into the Power of Visual Perception

Eloquence Through Simplicity

Effective Dashboard Display Media

Designing Dashboards for Usability

Putting It All Together

Information Dashboard Design. The Effective Visual Communication of Data
Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data
ISBN: 0596100167
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 80
Authors: Stephen Few

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