Visualization.

simple dashboard
How to Create a Simple Dashboard in Displayr
17 October 2017 | by Tim Bock

Learn how to create a simple dashboard in minutes with any type of data. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create filters and real-time updates.

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Supermarket Dashboard example graphically designed
Dashboard Design: Working with a Graphic Designer
11 October 2017 | by Natalie Brown

As a graphic designer who designs dashboards, I give you all the tips, tricks, and guidelines for creating a dashboard that everyone will love.

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Machine Learning: Using t-SNE to Understand Middle Eastern Politics
06 October 2017 | by Tim Bock

How the machine learning technique of t-SNE can be used to summarize visualizations and extract additional insight from them.

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Dashboard Design: 8 Types of Online Dashboards
03 October 2017 | by Tim Bock

What's the best type of online dashboards for your data? 8 types of dashboards are reviewed including KPI, PowerPoint replacement & Interactive Infographic.

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shepard diagram
Goodness of Fit in MDS and t-SNE with Shepard Diagrams
28 September 2017 | by Jake Hoare

Shepard diagrams are a great way to assess goodness of fit for data reduction methods such as MDS and t-SNE.This post shows you how and includes the data.

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Interactive infographic
How to Create an Interactive Infographic
26 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

A step-by-step guide on how to create an interactive infographic using an example from Canva, Displayr and R (the R code is included in this post).

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Using Displayr
Displayr Dashboard Showcase
22 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

This post provides examples of different types of Dashboards created in Displayr. For each dashboard you can both view the dashboard in View mode (the…

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Visualization to Show a Single Number
12 Visualizations to Show a Single Number
20 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

How do you pick the best visualizations to represent a single number in an eye-catching and informative way? Here are 12 tried and true tips and ticks.

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Redundant elements on a chart
Improve the Quality of Data Visualizations Using Redundancy
20 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

Accuracy and readability of visualization can be improved by adding redundancy, which is elements like color, shape, size, labels, and order.

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alternatives to word clouds
7 Alternatives to Word Clouds for Visualizing Long Lists of Data
16 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

Seven alternatives to word clouds for visualizing data from long lists are illustrated. Examples are created using R and can be explored via a tool.

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Chart templates using R
Create Chart Templates Using R Functions
14 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

A step by step guide on how to create chart templates using R functions. Chart templates allow you to standardize the look and feel of reports.

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Using Displayr
Automatically Update Dashboards in Displayr
11 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

This post shows how to automatically update dashboards and data in Displayr and how to schedule calculations to occur automatically.

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Leaf categories
Dimensionality Reduction Using t-SNE
05 September 2017 | by Jake Hoare

t-SNE is a method for visualizing high dimensional space. It often produces more insightful charts than the alternatives like PCA.

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Using Scatterplots to Chart Trends in Displayr
01 September 2017 | by Jake Hoare

A scatterplot is a great way to visualize two numeric variables from a data set. In this post I describe how to extend a basic…

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Adding Logos to Scatter Plots in Displayr
01 September 2017 | by Jake Hoare

Adding labels to a scatter plot is a great way to increase understanding. By using logos we can take that process a step further. Users…

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Great looking dashboard
Create and Update PowerPoint Reports using R
31 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

An introduction to three tools that make creating and updating PowerPoint reports using R much more efficient and less painful.

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Complex data visualization example
Layered Data Visualizations Using R, Plotly, and Displayr
30 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

How to combine and format visual layers, elements, images and charts into one data visualization using R, Plotly and Displayr.

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Choice Simulator
How to Create an Online Choice Simulator
22 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

A worked example is used to show how to create an online choice simulator (conjoint simulator). Calculations are done in R & it is hosted in Displayr.

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