Visualization

Public Data for Collaborative Governance

Video courtesy of TED.com Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has become one of the primary advocates for access to public data and its conversion to useful forms through innovative software applications. In this video, he showcases a number of examples developed by public and private agencies. Collaborative decisions require sound technical information […]

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Making Sense of Data through Visualization

Making Sense of Data through Visualization

Produced by the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, this visualization presents an example of a process of data analysis. The diagram contains a lot of information expressed in jargon that takes a while to understand, but the essence of the process is captured in one unifying image that provides a clear framework for […]

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Outside the Box and Outside the Brain

Thanks to Joseph Pelling for making his video available at Vimeo and to Superbly Human for bringing this into his Twitter stream. We used to go to work. Now we’re all creative innovators thinking outside the box 24/7. Creative dreams to all for the New Year!

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<em>The Back of the Napkin:</em> New Approaches to Visualizing and Communicating Ideas

The Back of the Napkin: New Approaches to Visualizing and Communicating Ideas

[HTML1] As I discussed in the last post, effective visual presentation of technical data allows collaboration participants to understand and remember information quickly and efficiently. Visual explanation is just as important in conveying key concepts that guide a group in defining its goals and creating options for consensus agreements. In recent years, several masters of […]

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Hans Rosling: Effective Presentation of Visual Information

Some Rights Reserved by GapMinder.org Information Overload Members of a collaborative policy process usually need technical information on major issues before setting to work. For a layperson , however, most of the presentations that try to provide this background are – let’s face it – boring. The content is fine, but it’s offered up in […]

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