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Building a Data Visualization Storyboard: The Problem…

How can we eliminate iterations of work?   Begin building a data visualization storyboard… If you have heard my “Data Visualization: How to truly tell a great story!” presentation, you will have heard me mention about using a storyboard to get a better understanding of the problem. Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic does a great job of… Continue reading Building a Data Visualization Storyboard: The Problem…

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The Dangers of Datafication and its effect on Visualization

Datafication.  What is it?  Wikipedia describes it as “a modern technological trend turning many aspects of our life into computerized data and transforming this information into new forms of value.” Datafication is happening all around us and just 10 years ago it wouldn’t have been an idea.  For example, consumers want data about their heart rate,… Continue reading The Dangers of Datafication and its effect on Visualization

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An Introduction to the Psychology of Data Visualization

Everything commercially presented to us has been carefully thought out.  Whether we realize it or not, billions of dollars have been spent to help the presenter gain maximum effect in their delivery.  These things can include movies, commercials, billboards, company logos,  item packaging and even the paint colors used in stores.  We have seen companies… Continue reading An Introduction to the Psychology of Data Visualization