Definition

Dual-axis bar / circle chart. An effective way of relaying the message without filling the screen with “ink”

Videos

Another subject matter where Andy Kriebel is the eminent contributor. Three videos, ranging from lollipops themselves, through to directional lollipops and finally creating lollipop progress bars.

Blog posts

As usual, those videos were bundled with blog posts:

http://www.vizwiz.com/2015/02/lollipop-how-to.html

http://www.vizwiz.com/2016/05/tableau-tip-tuesday-how-to-create.html

http://www.vizwiz.com/2015/09/tableau-tip-tuesday-using-lollipop.html

Andy Cotgreave was writing about these way back in 2011 on the interworks.com site:

https://interworks.co.uk/blog/lollipop-charts/

https://interworks.co.uk/blog/lollipop-charts-part-two/

Amanda Patist at The Information Lab wrote this article:

http://www.thedataschool.co.uk/amanda-patist/data-visualisation-noobs-like-lollipop-graph/

Tableau  shared this post in January 2017:

https://www.tableau.com/about/blog/2017/1/viz-whiz-when-use-lollipop-chart-and-how-build-one-64267?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Organic+Social&utm_campaign=Nurture-CHRTMPGR-ALL-ALL&hootPostID=e87c9a07f6d82ce018b5d0fea10b4a7

Example workbooks

An example from Andy Kriebel is here:

https://public.tableau.com/views/LollipopProgressBars/Title?:embed=y&:display_count=yes&:showTabs=y&:showVizHome=no

And a #MakeoverMonday submission from Jeremy Poole:

https://public.tableau.com/profile/jeremy.poole#!/vizhome/UrbanDiversityMakeoverMonday/UrbanDiversity

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