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Resources for both data visualization and infographics, with examples from the non-profit sector
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Visual Storytelling: Why Data Visualization is a Content Marketing Fairytale

To make your Content Marketing work stand out you need to combine visual elements through storytelling. Read to learn more on data visualization.
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Tableau and Splunk ally for machine data visualization

Tableau and Splunk ally for machine data visualization | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Tableau and Splunk ally for machine data visualization - SiliconANGLE (blog) http://t.co/eUW9Wyy7Ay
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Behind The Banner

Visualizing the ad placement process on the web.
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This website presents an interesting look at the power (and speed) of big data, as related to web ads. It's also an interesting visual in itself.

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Infographic: How Today’s Nonprofits Are Collecting And Using Data

Infographic: How Today’s Nonprofits Are Collecting And Using Data | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Findings from a survey of 528 nonprofits on data collection and use indicate these are the three areas where nonprofits need to make the most improvement.
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"3 Tips to Improve the Way Your Nonprofit Approaches Data:

 

1. Capture More Website Interactions

62% of nonprofits are not capturing any website engagements with constituents

 

2. Track More Non-Financial Interactions

Over 50% of nonprofits capture half or less of their non-financial advocacy interactions

 

3. Use Data to Better Connect with Audiences

Only 54% of nonprofits use captured demographic information in their mass-market programs"

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How to make a story map with photos, text, map

How to make a story map with photos, text, map | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Share photos that show just where they were taken and add a narrative with a free ArcGIS Online account.
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A tutorial on how to make a story map with ArcGIS Online

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Lyra: Visualization without code

Lyra: Visualization without code | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it

Lyra is an interactive environment that enables custom visualization design without writing any code.

 

Lyra will be released publicly as a free service and as an open source project at the end of February 2014.

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Interested in trying this program once it is released.

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Remittance Flows Worldwide in 2012

Remittance Flows Worldwide in 2012 | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Track the flows of remittances worldwide in the year 2012 with this interactive.
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Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
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The 2014 update to the BI Magic Quadrant has been released.

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Find Out Your Giving Footprint And Measure How Charitable You Are

A online giving company hopes that its new tool for helping people visualize their giving across the web will inspire them to be more creative in...
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I can't wait to see this tool when it's released. Very curious!

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Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters

Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
People connect to form groups on Twitter for a variety of purposes. The networks they create have identifiable contours that are shaped by the topic being discussed, the information and influencers driving the conversation, and the social network structures of the participants.
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A Visual Explanation of Linear Regression in Excel » Bacon Bits

A Visual Explanation of Linear Regression in Excel » Bacon Bits | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
In the rest of this post, we'll create a Simple Linear regression to test whether or not our Independent variable has a significant effect on our Dependent variable. If there is a significant effect, we can assume that the ...
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What Makes for a Successful Infographic?

What Makes for a Successful Infographic? | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Infographics are valuable visual tools for consolidating data, but what makes an infographic really stand out?
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The Future of Data Governance - DATAVERSITY

The Future of Data Governance - DATAVERSITY | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it

According to Gartner, “Too many information governance success criteria are focused on intermediate metrics and analytics that don’t relate directly to business outcomes and their improvement.”

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Dataviz! Tips, Tools, and How-Tos for Visualizing Your Data | NTEN

Dataviz! Tips, Tools, and How-Tos for Visualizing Your Data | NTEN | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
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While this blog post references an upcoming webinar, it links to some great resources-- many of which you may have seen, but a refresher never hurts!

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Sharing Data for All to See Helps Charities Do Better Work

Sharing Data for All to See Helps Charities Do Better Work | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Nonprofits need to capture the same hunger for customer feedback that helps companies innovate.
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I Heart Data by DC Promise Neighborhoods

Materials from "I Heart Data," an event by the DC Promise Neighborhoods Initiative. I think their site profile is extremely visually appealing.

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Preparing for Your Data Import: Some Useful Excel Tips and Tricks | Cloud for Good

Preparing for Your Data Import: Some Useful Excel Tips and Tricks | Cloud for Good | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Many Excel tips and tricks for preparing your data for a Salesforce nonprofit import.

Via steve heye
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Seven Keys to Start Learning Data Visualization

Seven Keys to Start Learning Data Visualization | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Want to get involved in the data visualization scene? Here are the seven keys to start learning how to make a scene with your data, and make it well.
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An interesting list; Not sure mine would be the same. However, links to some good resources.

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7 Data Presentation Tips: Think, Focus, Simplify, Calibrate, Visualize

7 Data Presentation Tips: Think, Focus, Simplify, Calibrate, Visualize | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
Big data's big promises are left in a big dust pile because we don't optimize the last mile: Data presentation. Learn from eight real-world examples how-to.
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More tips from Avinash

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5 Tips to Engagingly Present Data & Avoid Report Vomit

5 Tips to Engagingly Present Data & Avoid Report Vomit | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
The data drought has passed; almost every company has the data that they need to understand what’s happening with their business. However, presenting that data is a complex task that often receives...
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How to Make Data Visualization Better with Gestalt Laws

How to Make Data Visualization Better with Gestalt Laws | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
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Back to the basics!

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Visualizing Health

Visualizing Health | Nonprofit Data Visualization | Scoop.it
New site w/@umich aims to make #healthdata clear & actionable. Build your health visuals at http://t.co/kNR1UloHVy! http://t.co/uci0sBxdum
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This website is fantastic! It's interactive wizard helps you decide how to best visualize the health data you have based on your objective. Check it out!

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Three Visualization Tips That Will Make Your Audience Thank You

"We’ve all been there, cursing under our breath in frustration while trying to understand a horribly convoluted visualization..."

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