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What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Digital Economy | Scoop.it

One of the most valuable means through which to make sense of big data, and thus make it more approachable to most people, is through data visualization. Data visualization is wayfinding, both literally, like the street signs that direct you to a highway, and figuratively, where colors, size, or position of abstract elements convey information. In either sense, the visual, when correctly aligned, can offer a shorter route to help guide decision making and become a tool to convey information critical in all data analysis. However, to be truly actionable, data visualizations should contain the right amount of interactivity. They have to be well designed, easy to use, understandable, meaningful, and approachable....


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I see big data as being at the crossroads of the art and science of building a growing and sustainable business in today's global marketplace.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 11, 8:01 AM

Data visualisation will help readers get the picture big data.

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The Digital Talent Gap

RT @CapgeminiConsul: Only 4% of companies are aligning their training initiatives with their digital strategy http://t.co/5Scu74ZbGJ

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There are already examples of UK companies having to import digital skills.We need to face up to this challenge if we are to have globally competitive businesses powered by globally competitive skills @DYA

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6 Fundamentals That Can Make You A Better Manager

6 Fundamentals That Can Make You A Better Manager | Digital Economy | Scoop.it

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What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

What Does Big Data Look Like? Visualization Is Key for Humans | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Digital Economy | Scoop.it

One of the most valuable means through which to make sense of big data, and thus make it more approachable to most people, is through data visualization. Data visualization is wayfinding, both literally, like the street signs that direct you to a highway, and figuratively, where colors, size, or position of abstract elements convey information. In either sense, the visual, when correctly aligned, can offer a shorter route to help guide decision making and become a tool to convey information critical in all data analysis. However, to be truly actionable, data visualizations should contain the right amount of interactivity. They have to be well designed, easy to use, understandable, meaningful, and approachable....


Via Jeff Domansky
Chris Farrance's insight:

I see big data as being at the crossroads of the art and science of building a growing and sustainable business in today's global marketplace.

more...
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 11, 8:01 AM

Data visualisation will help readers get the picture big data.