Bring clarity to extensive and complex work with data
Improve the quality of reporting by taking a consolidated, unified approach to charts, the development process and data driven communication
Improve data recognition and reduce the fragmented and disorganized look of a large number of reports into a single document that is easy and to use in your day#to#day#work
Support the corporate design style not only in marketing materials, but also in data visualization within the organization
What is this guide about?
The DesignGuide is a document that combines both guidance on charts and dashboard formatting and common tips to bring your reports#to#the next level of data management through#awareness and attention to detail.
At the same time, the design guide should align with, develop and support the current belief system in the company, be an organic part of it and create harmony in working with data visualization. The design guide should be simple to use in everyday work.
font pairs, hierarchy, text layout and alignment and detailed captions on charts and dashboards
color palettes based on brand colors, primary colors, accent colors, categorical & continuous palettes
visualization layout and additional elements on dashboard by grid, connection of filters and legends with charts
numbers, percentages, axes and scales, secondary analytics lines, and other visualization elements
Design guide preparation
Setting goals, discussing the structure of the final document, fixing the final set of artifacts
Collection of initial requirements and examples of current reporting to frame challenges and data reporting needs
Work through cases, preparing color palettes and formatting elements, visual style of diagrams and adaptation of the company’s corporate style
Adaption of approved style elements from the document to the data visualization tool and preparing internal template
Possible adaptation of the developed design style to several customer dashboards
Discussion of the results, explanation of controversial points
Possible training for a group of potential document users and consultations on adapting the design guide within the company
What will you get?
In addition to the style guide design document itself, we prepare all the necessary components of the guide: icons used in navigation through dashboards in reporting, color palettes that are easy to load into the Tableau/Qlik settings file, twbx templates for easy customization, and a set of posters with basic guide information for quick reference and easy distribution within the organization.
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