"I use storyboarding all the time: to start in-person presentations or webinars with a bang, to carefully explain complicated diagrams and visualizations, and to slowly uncover new bits of information and guide my audience to the chart’s “aha!” moment."
Color blindness is a color vision deficiency which affects roughly 8% of the North American male population and 0.5% of the female population. So when designing data visualizations and dashboards, it’s important to keep this group of people in mind to make sure they are seeing the same results as everyone else.
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Amanda Dahlquist's insight:
A Typography resource list!
I particularly found useful the sub-lists "90 top-quality typography tutorials" and "The secrets of great web typography."
HHS has announced plans to launch a new three-month behavioral health data visualization challenge to foster better use of publicly available government health data. A total of $15,000 in prizes will be awarded to winners.
The world of nonprofit data is full of buzzwords and jargon that gets tossed around a lot, often indiscriminately. Some of those words have specific definitions that are subtly—and sometimes completely—different from how they’re being used, while others are vague to the extent that they become
You’re probably already aware that people understand numbers much more easily when displayed in visual form. But what happens when these visuals are reduced to the size of a screen that’s often smaller than the palm of your hand?