There's a definitive merger occurring between CMO and CIO in the digital industry. No longer are marketing departments strained to find metrics of accountability, nor need they attempt to prove marketing value through guestimations, of sorts. Instead, marketing departments are buying into platforms that visualize customer data, on-site behaviors and [...]
Amanda Dahlquist's insight:
"They will have the power to turn data into touching human tales that captivate your audience without frightening them." -- Sounds exactly like what nonprofits need.
The primary goals of the tutorial are to provide an introduction to computer programming within the context of visual media in a way that encourages future exploration and creates enthusiasm for coding.
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
Qlik, SAP, SAS, and Tableau Software deliver the latest table stakes in visual discovery: storyboard capabilities. Here's how they stack up. (Could the death-by-PowerPoint meetings become more effective work sessions?)
. Recently, several web-based data visualization tools have come out (thanks to D3.js) that lower that barrier to entry so that designers don’t need as many technical skills to be able to build their own beautiful data visualizations. Here are five of those tools, what they do, and how you should use them.
"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.