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Tip: Don’t Succumb to Data Eye Candy

What's visually appealing isn't always the best information.

What's visually appealing isn't always the best information.

Be careful when searching for new data or data products. Data can be mapped or graphed in many ways that are visually appealing, but visualizations can easily misrepresent information.

Focus on formats that help in analyzing data rather than those who are just visually appealing. Companies like Tableau and Qlikview offer great tools to make information visual appealing but also easier to analyze. 

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