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How to Choose Data Visualization Software for Business: A Handy Checklist

by Matt Mullarkey-Toner
Published on 17 March 2017


One of the best way to convince clients, bosses, or friends is to use visual aids in your presentation. Not everybody can be bothered to read through lots of text and it's easy to lose everybody's attention with a drab and simplistic Excel chart. However, data visualization software, often found as a feature of business intelligence apps, makes a difference when it comes to data literacy (and convincing your colleagues).

We've put together a handy checklist below for data visualization software, which provides you a starting point in the purchasing process.

Data visualization Checklist

Right click the image above to download and save the checklist.

Again, this is just the first step in your purchasing process. To give you a better idea of some the stronger data visualization apps out there, here are some of the most popular. Keep in mind, that these data visualization solutions are part of business intelligence apps.

Further reading

We've put together some useful articles below to help give you further information on data visualization. Let us know in the comments if you have any data visualization tips, or if you can recommend any features that weren't on this checklist!


Apps mentioned in this article