MoM 2020 Week15 – Tableau

Messi and Ronald, they are both great soccer players, but which one is actually better? The answer to that questions is shown in this visualization.

Tableau allows us to show each data point as a circle so that we can compare them side by side. I don’t recall the name of this visual, but this way of showing a comparison is effective if you can clarify which data point is what.

The use of icons make the visual more appealing to look at, which shouldn’t be the primary focus, but it can be useful for the users’ engagement.

Interactive visualization