Thanks, FlowingData Sponsors

Posted to Sponsors  |  Nathan Yau

Thank you, sponsors. I wouldn’t be able to do what I do on this blog without you. It seems like FlowingData is growing faster every month, and you guys make that possible.

Check out what these fine groups have to offer. They help you understand your data:

Tableau Software – Data exploration and visual analytics in an easy-to-use analysis tool.

InstantAtlas – Create and present compelling data reports on geographic maps.

NetCharts – Agile Performance Dashboarding™ for business users.

Xcelsius Engage – Create insightful and engaging dashboards from any data source with point-and-click ease.

Business Intelligence – Visual data analysis made easy. Try 30 days for free.

FusionCharts – Convert all your boring data to stunning charts. Download your free trial now.

Xcelsius Present – Transform spreadsheets into professional, interactive presentations.

Email me at nathan [at] flowingdata [dot] com if you’d like to sponsor FlowingData, and I’ll send you the details.

Favorites

Real Chart Rules to Follow

There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.

Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first

Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.

Where People Run in Major Cities

There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep track of your running, riding, and other activities. Record speed, …

Famous Movie Quotes as Charts

In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, the American Film Institute selected the 100 most memorable quotes from American cinema, and …