Seeing is knowing. More the visual appeal, more effective is the communique. The presentation of information becomes all the more important when you deal with business data as it needs to weave a visual story to keep the user glued. Data can be presented in several ways to make it look enticing and this blog by Karan Lahori shares the top ten steps to create intuitive and interactive dashboards so that it conveys the right message to the targeted audience.

Who wants to look at dull and drab data representations riddled with unimpressive tables and charts? No one! Dashboards are gaining stronger footage in representing data. As we move towards an information-driven market, where every organization, small, medium or large, is adopting data analytics to better understand the huge amount of raw data available and to say that the need for visual dashboards is imperative, would be an understatement.

With a wide range of tools and technologies available to satisfy this growing demand, here are 10 things you need to know for creating visual dashboards.