I had the opportunity to appear as a guest speaker on Janice Taylor's webinar series on Dashboard Design and Best practices, https://www.reportsyourway.com/. During this 15-minute presentation, I reviewed 10 easy checkpoints dashboard designers can implement to produce concise and effective Dashboards.
Webinar Sound Bites
00:00:53 "Am I OK?" -- Context Matters
00:02:46 Why am I not OK?
00:03:36 Analyzing Dashboard Flow
00:04:52 Designing for your Audience
00:06:08 Leading and Lagging indicators
00:07:08 Data looks better Naked
00:08:41 Building on the Shoulders of Giants
00:09:37 Quick chart design tips
00:12:29 Do you even NEED a chart?
The images in this webinar were taken from a Dark Horse Analytics blog.
The term "data-ink ratio" was coined by Edward Tufte in his 1983 book "The Visual Display of Quantitative Information."
Stephen Few's 2006 "Information Dashboard Design" is considered by some to be the best reference textbook on the topic.