Beth Schultz

Data Visualizations Beg Your Attention

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Noreen Seebacher
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Hmmm...
Noreen Seebacher   1/7/2013 10:20:44 AM
NO RATINGS
Yes, thanks Bill.

Here is another definition:

First of all, infographics and data visualizations are different animals. Infographics are best for visual storytelling and can sum up bite-size amounts of data in a quick, easy, compelling way. They require less time to create, but can be effective. Data visualizations, on the other hand, are useful for showing patterns in data. It requires more from the user as far as data sifting, cleaning and analyzing, but can also tell effective stories.

Alexis
User Rank
Data Doctor
Re: Hmmm...
Alexis   1/6/2013 11:37:49 AM
NO RATINGS
Thanks Bill

Bill.Cabiro
User Rank
Prospector
Re: Hmmm...
Bill.Cabiro   1/5/2013 11:26:27 PM
NO RATINGS
Good question, I like to make the following distinction:

 

While both are visualizations, Infographics are static graphical informational articles.  http://bit.ly/TI5Zqh

 

On the other hand, Advanced Visual Analytics entails the interactive discovery of trends, patterns and relationships in the data.  http://bit.ly/TI5Zqh

Regards, Bill

Alexis
User Rank
Data Doctor
Re: Hmmm...
Alexis   1/5/2013 7:39:22 AM
NO RATINGS
Can someone explain the distinction between an infographic and a data visualization?

andrews4art
User Rank
Prospector
Hmmm...
andrews4art   1/4/2013 7:05:43 PM
NO RATINGS
Interesting ... of course, my daughter's "data visualization" appears solely in the video games she plays on my wife's iPAD.-/  She does, however, know DATA STEP terminology (at age 8.-)

Information Resources
More Blogs from Beth Schultz
It's been a fun three years, but now it's time to say goodbye.
Take inspiration from Christopher Columbus as you pursue your analytical journeys.
The "big" in big data is no reflection of the size of the organization embracing its potential.
Whether you're an undergrad, a graduate student, or an analytics professional already, the same best-practices advice lives large.
Satellite data can help solve puzzles, from the lofty to the mundane.
Quick Poll
Quick Poll
Information Resources
Radio Show
A2 Conversations
UPCOMING
James M. Connolly
Visualization: Let Your Data Speak


10/13/2016   REGISTER   0
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
How Colleges and Tech Are Grooming Analytics Talent


9/7/2016  LISTEN   56
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
How Machine Learning Takes Handwriting Recognition to New Levels


8/25/2016  LISTEN   40
ARCHIVE
AllAnalytics
A Look at Tomorrow's Data Scientist


8/9/2016  LISTEN   83
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
Analytics and the Making of a President


7/21/2016  LISTEN   76
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
Analytics: Where We've Been, Where We're Going


7/12/2016  LISTEN   48
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
How Predictive Analytics Can Take Your Company to the Next Level


6/28/2016  LISTEN   22
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
How Analytics Can Transform State Government


5/17/2016  LISTEN   51
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
Save Labor Costs With Predictive Analytics


5/10/2016  LISTEN   53
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
What the IoT Means to You and Your Insurer


5/6/2016  LISTEN   75
ARCHIVE
James M. Connolly
When It's Time for a Robot's Job Review


4/27/2016  LISTEN   21
Infographic
Infographic
How Far We've Come With Analytics
You might be surprised by the progress that analytics have made in just the five years that All Analytics has been monitoring the field.
About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Help  |  Register  |  Twitter  |  Facebook  |  RSS