Questions for Data Viz evaluation

  • things to look for:
  • – wrong visualization type for the data
    – too complex for the data
    – mismatch between changes in data and visuals
    – no point of entry — too complex
    – misleading — tells facts that are not in the data
    – math mistakes
    – meaningless color
    – not color safe
    – using continuous color scale for discrete data
    – chart junk
    – inconsistent or lacking scales
    – difficult to read labels / text
    – wrong use of zero point