“Every IT manager has searched for just the right chart to sell his program or project. We’ve all had to display complex information in a manner that will make analysis easy and straightforward. We’ve all looked for the right data presentation that will persuade our audience… So how does one organize a lot of data to make one’s point so dramatically? The first step is to eliminate ‘chartjunk,’ the term Yale University’s Edward Tufte invented for the content-free decorations added to charts and presentations.”