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All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides

All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it

Let’s be honest, we don’t like to read big pieces of text. Text-heavy graphs are rather difficult for understanding, especially when dealing with numbers and statistics. That is why illustrations and flowcharts are often used for such kind of information.

An infographic, or a visual representation of study or data, like anything else, can be done right or wrong. How to create a successful infographic? A good idea and a good design.

 

Stop by the link for more on what defines an infographic, what contributes to its popularity, as well as the various types of infographics and references for tutorials and best practices.

 

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The major parts of an infographic How to create an infographic Developing ideas & organizing data Research & sources Typography, graphics & color Facts & conclusions Designing & Editing


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Emergence of a new culture in the digital society - Financial Express

Emergence of a new culture in the digital society - Financial Express | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
History tells us about how civilisations have been shaped over the millennia with the turn of events and discoveries.
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How Print-Era Libraries Are Becoming Centers of Digital-Era Community Life

How Print-Era Libraries Are Becoming Centers of Digital-Era Community Life | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Formula for success in Central Oregon: know the users, spot the opportunities, act with vigor.
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Survey: 78% of students prefer digital course material - USA TODAY College

Survey: 78% of students prefer digital course material - USA TODAY College | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
The fifth annual survey on the impact of technology in education reveals a 30% growth in digital text usage over the past four years.
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When Building Your Company's Digital Presence, 'Build It Where They Are' - Entrepreneur

When Building Your Company's Digital Presence, 'Build It Where They Are' - Entrepreneur | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn: Where do you customers hang out?
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SPECIAL REPORT This old artifact is brought to you by new money - Crain's Chicago Business

SPECIAL REPORT This old artifact is brought to you by new money - Crain's Chicago Business | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Chicago's burgeoning tech sector is good for some local nonprofits and a mystery to others.
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Struggling to Disconnect From Our Digital Lives - New York Times

Struggling to Disconnect From Our Digital Lives - New York Times | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
The more time we spend swimming in digital waters, the shallower our cognitive capacity becomes and the less control we have of our attention.
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The Future of Reading: Getting All Students on the Path to Proficiency by ... - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

The Future of Reading: Getting All Students on the Path to Proficiency by ... - Education Week (subscription) (blog) | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
It's a sobering statistic: only 34 percent of all fourth grade students read proficiently. Third grade is the turning point in which students who don't reach proficiency by the end of that year are in danger of never catching up to their peers.
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Primus Arkitekter transforms factory into a library and cultural centre - Dezeen

Primus Arkitekter transforms factory into a library and cultural centre - Dezeen | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
A sawtooth roofline gives this library and cultural centre in Allerød an industrial feel that references its location on the site of an old factory
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Putting digital process innovation at the center of organizational change | McKinsey & Company

Putting digital process innovation at the center of organizational change | McKinsey & Company | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
When a merger is announced, the IT organization has a unique opportunity to help the company reimagine its technology landscape and clarify its digitization strategy. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Digital Painting Basics lesson 1

Digital Hand Painting Guy beginners Brush layers opacity brushs download link - https://www.dropbox.com/s/blhpouxqhbjxbes/MH-8B-Brushes.abr.zip.
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Why Netflix is poised to become the biggest TV network in the world

Why Netflix is poised to become the biggest TV network in the world | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Most of us barely remember a time before Netflix became a streaming video staple, but recent moves have put the once-floundering company on pace to become a full-fledged network of monstrous proportions.
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Banks must 'adapt or die' in the digital world, study warns - Financial Times

Banks must 'adapt or die' in the digital world, study warns - Financial Times | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Banks must “adapt or die” in the digital world to meet the surging demand for mobile banking with the number of mobile customers set to jump to more than a quarter of the world’s population, a new study has warned.
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The New Reality for Business Institutions: Societal Strategy

http://academlib.com/3663/management/new_reality_business_institutions_societal_strategy#345 Robert Moussetis ...
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Museums in the Digital Age – Intro Remarks | Ngoding

Museums in the Digital Age – Intro Remarks | Ngoding | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Introductory remarks for the D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) on May 21, 2015, on the topic of "Museums in the Digital Age." D.C. Art Science
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Digital Library Implementation Reaffirmed - AllAfrica.com

Digital Library Implementation Reaffirmed
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Ondjiva — The Government's determination to implement the programme of construction of more digital libraries around the country was reaffirmed Wednesday in southern Cunene province.
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Being Human in a Digital World: Five Core Things We Worry About - Huffington Post

Being Human in a Digital World: Five Core Things We Worry About - Huffington Post | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Genevieve Bell is an Intel vice president and Intel Fellow, and the director of User Experience Research at Intel Labs.
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Negotiating a New Social Contract for Digital Data - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Negotiating a New Social Contract for Digital Data - Inside Higher Ed (blog) | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Negotiating a New Social Contract for Digital Data Inside Higher Ed (blog) The alternative is that smart cities are created that represent the interests of a select group of corporations, technocrats, and certain groups within society (particularly...
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The 16-year-old gif star who’s melting the art world

The 16-year-old gif star who’s melting the art world | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Forget naff YouTube pratfalls, Harry Potter or Ru Paul’s Drag Race loops – artists today are drawn to the dynamism and fun of the animated digital medium.
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5 Steps to Launch A Successful Digital Health Strategy - HIT Consultant

5 Steps to Launch A Successful Digital Health Strategy - HIT Consultant | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
For healthcare organizations that want to launch a digital health strategy, or reinvigorate an existing one, Validic has outlined 5 steps to drive better outcomes
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How Your Digital Presence (or Lack Thereof) May be Sabotaging Your Career Options - Above the Law

How Your Digital Presence (or Lack Thereof) May be Sabotaging Your Career Options - Above the Law | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
5 Easy Steps To Improving Your Digital Presence
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How success of Digital India programme can benefit the world

How success of Digital India programme can benefit the world | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
By HC Hong What if India had not invented the zero? Perhaps computers would not have seen the light of the day and the world would not be connected through information technology. With the Digital...
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The British Library: loathed but listed - Telegraph.co.uk

The British Library: loathed but listed - Telegraph.co.uk | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
It has been given the highest Grade I listed status for its outstanding architectural and historic interest
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Can technology design conquer the physical-digital divide? NewDealDesign's ... - The Next Web

Can technology design conquer the physical-digital divide? NewDealDesign's ... - The Next Web | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
NewDealDesign, the creative hub behind some extremely famous products — FitBit fitness trackers, Lytro cameras, Project Ara, among others, looks from the exterior, like a typical design firm, nestled unobtrusively in…...
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This Braille smartwatch could unlock the digital world for the visually impaired

This Braille smartwatch could unlock the digital world for the visually impaired | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Establishing itself as a smartwatch for the blind, Dot differentiates itself from the pack by introducing braille to your wrist.
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Why cost-per-human should be the new currency in digital advertising - VentureBeat

Why cost-per-human should be the new currency in digital advertising - VentureBeat | Digital Collaboration and the 21st C. | Scoop.it
Viewability is an ongoing hot-button issue in the advertising industry.
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