Why #datavizlive in London was great! Continuing my debrief. In #datavizlive part 2 I share lessons from dataveyes, Emma Cosh, Xocas & David McCandless.
Book review of ‘How Charts Lie’ by Alberto Cairo and why all leaders & analysts should read it. Improve your graphicacy. Protect yourself from being lied to
3 more great Data Visualisation examples from the winners of this year’s Information is Beautiful awards. Why I have chosen these to help your practice.
Book review of Factfulness from the late great Hans Rosling. How this book will help you see the world more positively & improve your data visualisations.
This time of year we have another opportunity to celebrate excellence in data visualisation, at the IIB 2018 awards. The Information Is Beautiful (IIB) awards have been running since 2012. Originally created by Data Viz pioneer & artist David McCandless. His excellent Information is Beautiful blog works well with sponsor Kantar Media. Together they have done a good job of highlighting some of the best data visualisers of 21st century.
As data visualisation is a favourite theme on this blog, we’ve already covered the 2015 & 2016 “Information is Beautiful” (IIB) awards. Kantar’s leading, international, annual Data Viz Award. Now Kantar’s 2017 results are out, we return; to share great examples of data visualisation from this year’s finalists. It seems each year the standard just gets higher & variations get more creative. This is partly reflected in the change of categories.. Read More
During our month with more focus on Data Visualisation, we should not overlook data visualisation books. I hope our previous posts, focussing on Data Viz blogs and twitter experts have helped your personal development. But, even in this digital age, we should not overlook the power of books. Whether you invest in hard copy or digital versions, the longer form of books often gives opportunity to better structure information for.. Read More