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Data Visualization

Using data to make agile decisions and to tell your story is a common challenge. This guide will provide information and resources on presenting data visually.

Leaders & Experts in Visual Data

Jacques Bertin:  Semiology of Graphic

http://innovis.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/innovis/uploads/Courses/InformationVisualizationDetails/09Bertin.pdf

Stephen Few:  "Telling Compelling Stories with Numbers"

http://nces.ed.gov/programs/slds/pdf/08_F_06.pdf

Hans Rosling: GapMinder:  for a fact based world view

http://www.gapminder.org

Hans Rosling: Stats that shape your world view:  TED Talk, Video

http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_shows_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen.html?qtwh=true&utm_expid=166907-16

Ben Schneiderman

http://www.cs.umd.edu/~ben/

Edward Tufte

http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/

Flowing Data blog (Nathan Yau)

http://flowingdata.com and "Visualize This" e-book (Safari)

Cliff Atkinson

            Beyond Bullet Points: Using MS PowerPoint to Create Presentations that Inform, Motivate and Engage e-book (Safari)

Garr Reynolds

            Presentation zen design: simple design principles and techniques to enhance your presentations e-book (Safari)

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