Data Viz Myths - Myth 1: Never use Pie Charts (Video)
Mini-series episode 1 of 3 - Never use Pie Charts
Pie charts, a widely used method of presenting data. But how useful actually are they based off of the way us humans process information? This episode discusses why we visualise data, type 1 and type 2 thinking from the brain, and of course the use of pie charts to present data.
Simon Runc @Runkski is the Principal Visual Analyst at Atheon Analytics, with an on-going mission to humanise data for the retail sector. Simon has over 12 years of retail experience across many analytical roles. He's all about data-driven decision making, and data visualisation is his weapon-of-choice in this endeavour (augmented with some statistics and maths). He started using Tableau in 2014, where it was love at first sight and was made a Tableau Forum Ambassador in 2015. He attributes most of his Tableau knowledge to his engagement in this wonderful resource.