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3 steps for scannable data visualizations

Are your charts and infographics scannable? If not, your audience may be missing the point.

A scannable visual makes it easy to understand the key takeaway of an infographic or slide. And with a few simple principles in mind, you can make even the most complex data visualizations more scannable.

  1. Choose the right chart

  2. Simplify your data stream

  3. Summarize key data points

Check out the whole video to see how we applied the principles of scannability to turn a truly overwhelming infographic into one that’s clear and direct.



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