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A Code of Ethics for Data Visualization Professionals

A Code of Ethics for Data Visualization Professionals | visual data | Scoop.it
Data Visualization is a relatively new field and as such, it has a lot of maturing to do. And part of that process is determining what is acceptable practice.

It is important to have a visible code of ethics because it establishes a standard of quality, helps us garner trust from clients, users and viewers, and gives our team a sense of confidence and pride in their work.

But how do you develop a visualization-specific code of ethics? In many ways, visualization is similar to journalism. In fact, many – if not most – large newspapers have created dedicated visualization departments, which produce some of the highest-quality data visualizations we see today. That’s hardly coincidental. Much like journalists, data visualization professionals have to collect data and information and then represent it to the public in the most truthful way possible...

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Resume Infographics, A Passing Trend of the Future?

Resume Infographics, A Passing Trend of the Future? | visual data | Scoop.it
Are resume infographics a passing trend or the future? How did they evolve? And how can we take advantage of them right now?

When it comes to infographic resumes, the critics haven’t entirely weighed in yet. Commenters on posts predicting infographics as the resumes of the future point out the difficulty of reading some infographics. Not to mention the fact that certain industries, like accounting and business, may not appreciate the creativity preferring the straight up, cut-to-the-chase resume. So, what are the latest thoughts on the infographic resume, and how can you adapt them to your needs?

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The Search For Analysts To Make Sense Of 'Big Data' - NPR

Businesses keep vast troves of data about things like online shopping behavior, or millions of changes in weather patterns, or trillions of financial transactions — information that goes by the generic name of big data.

Now, more companies are trying to make sense of what the data can tell them about how to do business better. That, in turn, is fueling demand for people who can make sense of the information — mathematicians — and creating something of a recruiting war...

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Vizualize.Me - Visualize your resume in one click

Vizualize.Me is launching soon- make sure to sign up and get in line for an invite!

 

Vizualize.me has built a Web app that ingests a user’s work history and then spits out a design-y timeline, with details about each experience layered in.
Data like this is often messy, so, rather than trying to get users to manually enter their work history, Vizualize.me just connects to LinkedIn, pulls out the already-structured data, and converts it into the visualization.

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