When telling a story with data, you need the right types of visuals to convey meaning. In this course, instructor Diane Cronenwett covers techniques and best practices on applying design principles to dashboards and data visualizations. Diane shows you how to determine your user’s goals, so that you can design effective dashboards. Diane walks you through several chart options, then dives into the role of color in designing an effective dashboard. She explains layout, hierarchy, dashboard interactivity, and the importance of creating a clear design for your tabular data. Diane concludes by showing you how to bring together dashboard conceptualization, layout considerations, visual design considerations, and dashboard interactivity.