The question of whether pie charts are as good as they would appear to be (judging by their popularity with business users), continues to be examined. The excellent statistical visualization / infographics blog, flowingdata.com, recently discussed alternatives to the pie chart when reviewing the results of a reader survey. Here is a brief screengrab from their post:
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Here are some Dashboard Spy posts on the subject of Pie Charts and data visualization. Thanks for all the Dashboards By Example readers who have commented on this subject in the past.
(Where we looked at this early pie chart usage)
Don’t Eat the Pie Chart where we examined warnings against using pie charts. I guess we should jump on the bandwagon of not liking pie charts!
Square Pie Charts – a look at pie chart alternatives that are square in shape.
Remember this one?
Tags: Data visualization with pie charts