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Resources for both data visualization and infographics, with examples from the non-profit sector
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7 Business Dashboards That Offer Striking Data Visualizations

The more data you analyze, the more complex it gets. To help you find value in all that data, visualize it using one of these seven dashboard apps.
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Creative ideas for dashboard design

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How to Choose the Best Typefaces for Your Presentations

When used in the right place at the right time, text can be a powerful visual element."

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Storyboard That: Online Storyboard Creator

Storyboard That: Online Storyboard Creator | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Looking for an amazing, fun, free, and easy to use online storyboard creator? See why students, screenwriters, and businesses love Storyboard That.
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For a different kind of data visualization.

 

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Going Dual Axis on Maps in Tableau

Going Dual Axis on Maps in Tableau | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
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I have to share this, because learning how to use dual axis changed my life. Okay, it just made it a lot easier.

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Tips, tricks and tools for data visualisation: 15 great tools for the job

Tips, tricks and tools for data visualisation: 15 great tools for the job | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
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Some of these I have not seen on resource lists previously, so worth the share.

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From Homelessness To Human Trafficking, How A NYC Nonprofit Is Using Big Data To Make A Difference

In a world where big data is the buzzword of the day, companies are figuring out how to use and harness it to get the most ROI. One company is using it for something a tad more philanthropic.

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The Five Best Libraries For Building Data Visualizations

The Five Best Libraries For Building Data Visualizations | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Starting out in data visualization can be a difficult thing to do. Heres what you need to know.
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I'd consider this relevant for more advanced individuals, not those just dipping their toes in.

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Tell a Meaningful Story With Data

Tell a Meaningful Story With Data | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
In this article, see how brands are taking data and weaving that into interesting and meaningful stories for their audiences and consumers.
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About Storytelling using Data, again, using a Visual Paradigm

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9 Free Books for Learning Data Mining & Data Analysis

9 Free Books for Learning Data Mining & Data Analysis | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
You can pickup the basics of data mining & data analysis by beginning to read any of these free books. Easy to download, and view straight away.
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A resource list by Code Condo.

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Twenty rules for good graphics

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Interestingly, a number of the rules pointed out by this author take issue with Excel defaults.

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Using Excel to do data journalism

Using Excel to do data journalism | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
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For beginners, an intro to Excel's capabilities.

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Geoserver and AtlasStyler Tutorial for Tableau Users

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A helpful tutorial for connecting Geoserver with Tableau for more customized mapping.

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A quick-guide to Data Visualization with Tableau

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A worthwhile intro to Tableau for real newbies.

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Using Infographics to Communicate Evaluation Findings: the Experience of Two Evaluators

Using Infographics to Communicate Evaluation Findings: the Experience of Two Evaluators | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it

One of the American Evaluation Association's daily blog posts.

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The Right Colors Make Data Easier To Read

The Right Colors Make Data Easier To Read | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Using existing color-concept relationships leads to faster analysis.
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Publishing #Dataviz on the Web

Publishing #Dataviz on the Web | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Here are some recommendations for where and how to publish your data visualizations. Focus first on target groups and sites listed here, then expand in direction you feel is best.
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Infographics to make your evaluation results go viral

Infographics to make your evaluation results go viral | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Week 16: Infographics to make your evaluation results go viral http://t.co/bX0BnGvXzU via @BetterEval
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A Cool Tool for Experimenting with Dashboard and Portal Color Schemes

Rose Weinberger demonstrates how to use Adobe Kuler to get new color schemes for your business intelligence dashboards.
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30 Simple Tools for Data Visualization

30 Simple Tools for Data Visualization | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Need a simple tool to create a fantastic data visualization? Here are 30.
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Everyone loves a resource list...

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