One of the mistakes people make is that the data steals the show, and it is left to tell its own story. Don’t fall victim to that trap. Check out these practical tips for leading data-drive briefings.
Posts Tagged: data visualization
In Washington, government agencies and non-profits are in the business of presenting complex information.
GovLoop hosted its State and Local Tech Trends Virtual Training, an all-day, virtual event with 5 different training webinars and resources to help state and local govies do their job better. Be sure to read the other recaps here. Instead of keeping integral data in a folder on the desk, what if there was a… Read more »
To create infographics, it used to be that you needed some intense skills with Adobe Creative Suite or the budget to hire a designer. Working with a professional designer still has its advantages, especially if your infographic project is complex or if you don’t have any talent for visual design. However, if you want to create your own… Read more »
Just a few years ago, infographics seemed to be the hottest type of content online. Lately, the shine has worn off as bad infographics inundated the internet. High-quality infographics still can rise up from the flood of drivel. Infographics are not inherently bad. When infographics are designed well they simplify complex information and can make boring topics interesting. Eye-catching visuals… Read more »
A new report explores the topic of data visualization and its use by the federal government. Appropriately titled “The Use of Data Visualization in Government,” the report details how agencies are turning data into infographics and how government managers can use a slew of tools to help tell their agencies’ stories in a way that… Read more »
Happy Friday, everyone! You know what time it is. It’s time for the… Friday Fab 5! That special part of the week when we take a look back at a few of the awesome blogs, forums, quotes, groups, and members here on GovLoop. If you think they’re awesome too, go ahead and congratulate them (links… Read more »
Yesterday, I did a bit of social reporting at my good friends Claremont‘s ‘Data is Power’ event, hearing about the impact data visualisation has been having on PR and journalism. We heard from the Alzheimers Society about how they raised awareness of the postcode lottery in dementia diagnosis through smart data visualisation. It’s a really… Read more »
What does the Defense Information Systems Agency Campaign Plan say about DISA? The surface of the ocean may seem static with only the ripples of waves on its surface, but underneath it is teeming with life and large currents acting like enormous rivers circulating and pulsing throughout. If our ocean was in the form of… Read more »