Andy Kriebel stated:

You may hear these also called barcode charts or frequency charts, but whatever their “official” name, they are very useful for:
1. Seeing a lot of data at a glance
2. Understanding concentration of the data
3. Seasonal trends


This is yet another subject matter where Andy Kriebel dominates:

Andy shared another video in December 2016:

Blog posts

Andy’s blog post is here:

Example workbooks

And his Tableau Workbook can be downloaded here:!/vizhome/StripPlots/Title

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