3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Tufte is brilliant, and this is the missing manual on report and user-interface design. Its very good at making you think differently - much like a Guru of The Week for design.
I purchased this book so that my team could use it for inspiration on new report designs (KPIs, dashboards, trend analyses etc). Our primary problem being that we work with non-math/technical people who needed very simplified reports for complex problems. Tufte's work and cutting analysis seemed a good place to start.
Don't be fazed by the fact that the examples in this book have no immediate relevance to your problem: just thumb through the book, and try to understand why the examples are good… Read more