Chapter 11 Discussion: Visualization Literacy Options Menu: Forum

“The Seven Hats of Data visualization Design can be used to help us improve our own capabilities at any stage in the process. Using the gallery of 49 chart types from Chapter 6 provide the following:

1. Select 2 chart type options from the gallery of 49 presented in Chapter 6.  Use the figure that is provided as the example to address the items.

2. Provide your perspective what the tasks/actions and objectives could be for each “hats” if you were completing the data visualization by yourself and not on a team. Use the actual chart presented in the option to answer the following.  If you select the Dot Map – use the figure 6.52 The Racial Dot Map to answer the tasks/actions and objectives. 

Provide the response to include the type of chart and list each “hat” and provide your answer.

Chart Option 1: Bubble Plot
Seven Hats:

Project Manager: Tasks/actions for this chart option could be to create a checklist for the bubbles. The objective for this chart option for the project manager would be to work on this daily.
Data Analyst:

Reference: Kirk, A. (2016). Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data Driven Design. SAGE Publications.”

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