Visualization

  • Interview: Rudy Nadilo on Research and Data Visualization

    … to data visualization that enables real-time business decisions. About Dapresy’s Data Visualization and Business Intelligence Platform Dapresy‘s platform enables companies to transform their data into market and customer intelligence to quickly take action. Users can easily create and deploy visually compelling KPI dashboards for visual business…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 16 readers -
  • Five Of the Best Data Visualization Examples from Content Marketers

    … Although many companies use data to produce compelling micro content, only a few create content at a depth that puts them in the category of top-shelf content marketers. In this post, we’ll examine several of the best data visualization examples from the brands Think With Google, Castlight Health, KISSmetrics, OK Cupid and LinkedIn. Along…

    Nate Birt/ Visual.lyin Content- 15 readers -
  • Making Business Dashboards More Collaborative

    … Vikas Lalwani published on May 29, 2015 in Visualization Data is everywhere and so are dashboards. Whether they’re for personal use like Google Fit and Twitter analytics, or for business use like Google Analytics and Mixpanel, we are surrounded by dashboards. For businesses, dashboards derive their value from their ability to provide…

    Visual.ly- 9 readers -
  • Exploring the Perception of Bar Charts

    … Drew Skau published on May 28, 2015 in Visualization The world of infographics has produced a race between designers. The Internet is flooded with hundreds of infographics every day, so those graphics with good design and novelty features have a big leg up against competition in the race for eyeballs. Often this prioritizes design above…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.ly- 13 readers -
  • Datylon Gives Designers Access to D3.js in Adobe Illustrator

    … javascript. This means designers with less tech savvy can have a hard time creating more complex charts and data visualizations. But those days may now be in the past. Belgium-based data storytelling startup Datylon has created a plug-in for Creative Cloud versions of Adobe Illustrator on Mac OS X that lets Illustrator users work with any SVG charts…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.ly- 34 readers -
  • How to Make Better Visualizations for Your Blog

    … Do you ever run out of ways to promote your blog content? If so, then visual content may be the solution. In this post, we’re going to look at the tools, ideas, and distribution channels you can use to gain additional exposure for your content through the use of images and video. Let’s look at the type of visual content you can create for some…

    Sujan Patel/ Convince and Convertin Social Content How To's- 28 readers -
  • 4 Things You Need to Know Before You Pitch

    …) The most requested formats were (in order): Infographics Mixed-media pieces Data visualizations Images Video Interactive maps These assets can be even more valuable if the influencers you’re targeting have a large social presence. In another study on social traction, we learned that 51% of shares in the food vertical are earned…

    Kelsey Libert/ Convince and Convertin Content- 19 readers -
  • Listing Physical Visualizations

    … laser etched objects and computer controlled actuated canvases. The list is great to browse through, both as a historical reference, and as possible inspiration for visualizations both digital and physical. As 3D printing, milling, plasma cutting, laser cutting, actuated displays, and pipe bending techniques get more sophisticated, the boundary…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Visualizing Dirty Jobs

    … about the need to leave feral cats well enough alone. As a tribute to these hard-working men and women, we’ve drawn together a selection of visualizations from government, industry and more that pull back the veil on these unheralded jobs. In the process, we hope you’ll enjoy learning a little bit about the work behind the scenes that enables our…

    Nate Birt/ Visual.lyin Social- 6 readers -
  • Best American Infographics 2014

    … by Drew Skau 1 min ago Filed Under: Updates Last year, The Best American Infographics book was a sweeping success because of its beautiful graphics, informative data visualizations, and great design. At first glance, this year’s edition promises to be just as great with an introduction by Nate Silver and a beautiful cover by Carl DeTorres…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 10 readers -
  • How Audio Can Help Communicate Time Data

    … by Drew Skau 1 min ago Filed Under: Data Data Visualization is a great way to show off your data. It reveals patterns and trends, and can grab attention better than a table of numbers. But vision isn’t the only sense we can use to get a feel for data. Hearing can also be a great way to input data into our brains. In our brain, visuals…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter How To's- 7 readers -
  • A 100-year Old Debate: Science or Art in Data Visualization?

    … Hello. I’m Andy Cotgreave, Social Content Manager at Tableau Software, and it’s my pleasure to be doing a guest post for Visually. Pop quiz: when did people first start writing about effective ways of visualizing data? Your answer might go back to the 1980s (Edward Tufte, perhaps) or even further back into the 1960s (Jacques Bertin, maybe…

    Visual.lyin Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Accidental Meaning In Graphic Design

    … and point out patterns. But when you have quantitative data, and you rank it with something that looks like a bar chart, you misrepresent the data. An ordered bar chart would have accomplished ranking and visually communicated quantity. 3. Using lines to help a person follow a flow through a design is a good idea, but when you add points on the line…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 8 readers -
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