Building on the previous #datamustread recommendations, I’m excited to present the data viz edition of #datamustread. In this post, we’re focusing on the indispensable skill of data visualization. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, these five books will guide you to mastery:
- 📖 The Big Book of Dashboards
- 📖 Storytelling with Data
- 📖 The Truthful Art
- 📖 Show Me the Numbers
- 📖 Teach Yourself VISUALLY Power BI
The Big Book of Dashboards: Visualizing Your Data Using Real-World Business Scenarios
A comprehensive guide filled with real-world solutions for building effective business dashboards across various industries and platforms. It’s a go-to resource for matching great dashboards with real-world scenarios.
- Read our full The Big Book of Dashboards review.
- Get The Big Book of Dashboards on Amazon.
- Join the conversation on The Big Book of Dashboards:
Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals
Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic shares practical guidance on creating compelling data stories. Learn how to make your data visually appealing, engaging, and resonant with your audience.
- Read our full Storytelling with Data review.
- Get Storytelling with Data on Amazon.
- Join the conversation on Storytelling with Data:
The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication
Alberto Cairo emphasizes the principles and practices of data visualization, focusing on creating graphical representations that are both effective and honest. A must-read for anyone passionate about truthful data communication.
- Read our full The Truthful Art review.
- Get The Truthful Art on Amazon.
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Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten
Stephen Few offers a master class in data visualization, focusing on functional and effective techniques. It’s a technical book that’s highly readable, filled with valuable insights.
- Read our full Show Me the Numbers review.
- Get Show Me the Numbers on Amazon.
- Join the conversation on Show Me the Numbers:
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Power BI: A Comprehensive Guide to Microsoft Power BI
My latest book provides a fully visual guide to mastering Microsoft Power BI. Ideal for beginners and experienced users, it covers everything from working with data to advanced features.
- Read our Teach Yourself VISUALLY Power BI review.
- Get Teach Yourself VISUALLY Power BI on Amazon.
- Join the conversation on Teach Yourself VISUALLY Power BI:
Data Visualization Books: Join the #DataVizEssentials Conversation
I invite you to explore these #datamustread Data Viz Essentials and join the conversation. Share your thoughts, insights, and recommendations on Twitter and LinkedIn. Let’s continue our journey to master the world of data visualization together: