The Big Book of Dashboards presents a comprehensive reference for those tasked with building or overseeing the development of business dashboards.

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"The Big Book of Dashboards provides a solid treatment of the fundamentals of data visualization, but the numerous examples are what set this book apart. The comments from the authors after each chapter remind the reader that creating influential dashboards is both a science and an art. This book will spend more time on my desk than on my shelf—incredibly practical."
Jeffrey Camm, Inmar Presidential Chair, Associate Dean of Business Analytics, Wake Forest School of Business


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"Some books about visualization focus on principles and guidelines, but they don't devote enough pages to explain how to apply them to the design of complex, multi-section displays, like business dashboards. This book is the opposite of that. While the book contains an introduction to data visualization fundamentals, it is the numerous examples of real dashboards that sets it apart.If you've ever found yourself stuck when creating a dashboard, you will likely find a solution here."
Alberto Cairo, author of The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication


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"The artful combination of technique and problem solving come together in The Big Book of Dashboards as the authors demonstrate powerful design principles using real world use cases. Apply these principles to your next dashboard and watch your data come alive."
Bruce Henry, Managing Partner, False Peak Ventures

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