Data visualization describes the presentation of abstract information in graphical form. Data visualization allows us to spot patterns, trends, and correlations that otherwise might go unnoticed in traditional reports, tables, or spreadsheets.
Studies show that humans respond to visuals better than any other type of stimuli. The human brain processes visual information 60,000 times faster than text. In fact, visual data accounts for 90 percent of the information transmitted to the brain.
Today’s businesses have access to a vast amount of data generated from both inside and outside the organization. Data visualization helps you make sense of it all. It enables you to look at data differently to discover new answers and insights by: