Sankey Diagrams: An Underrated Gem of Data Visualization
Supercharge your data analysis.
Many tabular data analysis tasks can be interpreted as a flow between the source and a target.
Instead of manually analyzing tabular data, try to represent them as Sankey diagrams.
They immensely simplify the data analysis process.
For instance, from the diagram above, one can quickly infer that:
Washington hosts flights from all origins
New York only receives passengers from London
Majority of flights in Los Angeles come from Dubai
All flights from New Delhi go to Washington
Now imagine doing that by just looking at the tabular data.
1) It will be time-consuming
2) You may miss out on a few insights
👉 Over to you: What are some other ways you use to simplify data analysis?
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