CP038: Data to Ink Ratio – What is it, How to optimize it, Techniques & Discussion

Posted on July 9th, 2015 in Chandoo.org Podcast Sessions , Charts and Graphs - 4 comments

In the 38th session of Chandoo.org podcast, Let’s optimize data to ink ratio of your charts.

Data to Ink ratio - What is it, how to optimize it, techniques and discussion - Chandoo.org Podcast - CP038

What is in this session?

In this podcast,

  • Announcements
  • What is Data to Ink Ratio?
  • Obvious ways to optimize Data to Ink Ratio
  • More ways to optimize Data to Ink ratio
  • Highlighting what is important
  • Conclusions

Listen to this session

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Links & Resources mentioned in this podcast

Recommended Books for creating better charts:

Optimizing data to ink ratio – Charting case studies

Techniques for highlighting what is important

Invitation to “Becoming a better analyst” Webinar

As mentioned in the podcast, I am running my first ever webinar on Wednesday, July 15th – 2015 (2PM EST). The topic is “How to become a BETTER analyst?”

Please click here to register for the webinar & become a better analyst.

Transcript of this session:

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How do you optimize Data to Ink Ratio?

What about you? Do you worry about data to ink ratio when making charts? How do you optimize it? Do you have a process for it? Please share your tips by posting a comment.

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4 Responses to “CP038: Data to Ink Ratio – What is it, How to optimize it, Techniques & Discussion”

  1. The Stig says:

    Hi Chandoo. This is one of the most important things to consider when presenting information to managers and clients. I'm glad you covered it.

  2. Shoyeb says:

    Hi Chandoo. Where to get the webinar (which happened on 15th July, 2015)?

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