One picture is worthing a thousand words... Discover the best visuals, infographics, mind maps, concept maps and pictures as well as visualization technics such as: mind mapping, concept mapping, graphic facilitation... in order to get inspired to tell your stories.
"Because vision is one of our main senses, we try to visualize ideas in order to assimilate them. That's one of the reason why using Infographics allows one to greatly enhance the understanding and retention of information."
Combining visualization and storytelling, the "scribers" (illustrators providing live illustrations to give a visual interpretation of meetings and corporate events) are a great help to engage everyone during the event and even after, when communicating widely.
A great opportunity for artists and business world to meet and combine their skills.
Barcelona is one of Europe's most vibrant cities. Tourists flock here for the superb restaurants, lively nightlife, and a chance to check out the stunningly creative architecture of Antoni Gaudí. But the city's historical and cultural roots run deep, and a new interactive map aims to make it easier for visitors and locals alike to explore the city's landmarks.
Created by the design firm 300,000 Km/s, the map includes 3,000 notable places, from Roman walls to modern street art. It also includes data on building ages for more than 70,000 properties. All this information was already available, at least in theory, from Barcelona’s city council and the national database of cadastral data.
Data visualization is a communication tool effective at communicating information based on data in a clear, concise, compelling manner.
Emeric Nectoux's insight:
Good article even though it is a bit too "BI oriented" to me. Of course, Business Intelligence tools (BI) are a great source of data for data visualization, but you can find those data anywhere. To have great data visualization charts, you also can use a very small amount of data.
What is important to me in Data visualization is 3 things:
“30 Simple Tools for Data VisualizationCo.DesignWeighing just about 31 KB of JS, it has all the features most developers ever need for online maps. Leaflet is designed with simplicity, performance and usability in mind.”
Emeric Nectoux's insight:
Always good to speak a bit about tools from time to time...
We all know visual content can grab the eye of a reader and pull them into your site, or entice them to buy your products. Or do we?
After doing a bit of research, it turns out that although web images and being visually awesome are not the only components of a successful digital marketing campaign, using them in the right way can definitely give you an advantage over the competition.
Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills.
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