Visual energy in data – the art of informed graphics

This article was originally published on ITWeb Business

What is all this fuss about data visualisation and how can it better my influence through my work?

Data visualisation (DaViz) has been described as a “bettering journey from data to information and eventually to insight” (Oren Frank, 2010). At a deeper level, it is “a simple and understandable visual communications approach that abstracts data over time, and describes the relationship and relativity of the essence, cause and dynamics within a data set”.

Driven by technology, data visualisation is rapidly becoming sophisticated and is increasingly sought after. Waldo Leonhardt, a specialist business intelligence business analyst at Saratoga, takes a closer look at how data visualisation, commonly referred to as infographics, can support business analysis. Read more here.

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