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Creating Funnel Charts Using SVG and D3.js - D3 Funnel - CSS Script. Smilli/d3-funnel-charts. D3Funnel. Visualizing Multi Channel Funnels with D3 - Analytics for online retailers. Keen/radialflows. Keen/radialflows. d3.js - Arc Based Text Alignment in D3. Bad Graphics - Funnel Chart. In Bad Graphics – Stacked Pyramid Chart, I critiqued a popular infographic display type, the pyramid chart. In this post I will repeat the favor for funnel charts. These are not the funnel charts which are also called tornado charts, and in some circles are used to construct population pyramids (see Tornado Charts and Tornado Charts and Dot Plots elsewhere on These are stacked 3D abominations which sometimes follow a flawed analogy to a physical funnel, just like the pyramid charts in my previous example follow a flawed analogy to an actual pyramid. The first example of a funnel chart comes from the FusionCharts Free Chart Gallery. This example shows the flawed analogy I’ve alluded to, which indicates that some quantity goes from a large number to a small number, starting with website visits, only a fraction of which result in downloads, and only a fraction of those result in inquiries about purchase, etc.

A second version of this chart is hardly better. GE Data Visualization. McKinsey Web 2.0 Visualization. For the past seven years, thousands of executives from around the world—across a range of industries and functional areas—have responded to a McKinsey survey on how organizations are using social (or Web 2.0) technologies. In 2009 we created an interactive tool that links the data from these survey results and charts it to the emerging trends in Web 2.0 adoption.

This interactive focuses on several of the survey’s core questions—from what technologies and tools companies view as most important to what kind of investments, if any, organizations plan to make in Web 2.0 in the future. Our most recent survey examines the business use of 13 social technologies and tools: blogs, collaborative document editing, mash-ups (a Web application that combines multiple sources of data into a single tool), microblogging, online videoconferencing, podcasts, prediction markets, rating, RSS (Really Simple Syndication), social networking, tagging, video sharing, and wikis. Interactive. The top 20 data visualisation tools.

October 2013. At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I’ve come across during the previous month. Here’s the latest collection from October 2013. Includes static and interactive visualisation examples, infographics and galleries/collections of relevant imagery. Flowing Data | Incredible piece of work to create a single graphic comparing the size of starships from science fiction Washington Post | How the shutdown affects departments Enigma | Now ended, but during October this was a great, live dashboard of the facts and figures relating to the US government shutdown YouTube | 10 seconds of extreme trading in blackberry Rasagy | Visualizing 500 Days of Summer Stamen | Visualisations for Jawbone as presented at TED 2013 using TED attendees’ data Flowing Data | Maritime traffic in the Baltic Sea, animated Sport England | Interactive to look at the participation numbers around different sports.

FlowingData Data Visualization, Infographics, and Statistics. Jason Davies - Freelance Data Visualisation. The 30 data viz blogs you can't miss - in one place Visual Loop. Visualize your thoughts with a mind map! I have recently discovered “mind mapping.” Mind mapping is not a new concept, but since I (re)learned it, I’ve found it to be an excellent tool for analyzing business problems and processes. I thought you might find it interesting too! Here’s an example: The other day, I was thinking about all of the different elements within an organization that need to exist and interact to make business analytics a reality. I started to scribble a list on a sheet of paper: I created some high level categories around people, process, data and technology, and then brainstormed all the different things associated with those categories that I could think of.

The more I scribbled away, the more things I began to think of and my scribbles became a mess of notes that didn’t really represent what I wanted to convey. What I really wanted to do was visually present my concept in a way that showed the interactions and dependencies between the functions. Enter the mind map. Why is the mind map all new again? Interactive Visual Analysis of Relational Data and Applications in Event-Based Business Analytics Institut für Computergraphik und Algorithmen - Arbeitsgruppe für Computergraphik. Information Publication Type: Master Thesis Diploma Examination: 20.7.2009 Month: July First Supervisor: Eduard Gröller, Martin Suntinger Abstract In this work, a framework for interactive visual analysis of attributed graphs has been developed. An attributed graph is an extension of the standard graph of a binary relation, which attaches a set of attributes to the nodes and edges.

Additional Files and Images Additional files: BibTeX Download BibTeX-Entry. Nightingale's 'Coxcombs' Through her work as a nurse in the Crimean War, Florence Nightingale was a pioneer in establishing the importance of sanitation in hospitals. She meticulously gathered data on relating death tolls in hospitals to cleanliness, and, because of her novel methods of communicating this data, she was also a pioneer in applied statistics. We explore the work of Nightingale, and in particular focus on her use of certain graphs which, following misreading of her work, are now commonly known as 'coxcombs'. In March 1854 war broke out between France, Great Britain, Sardinia, and the Ottoman Empire on one side, and Russia on the other side. Most of the fighting in the war occurred on the Crimean Peninsula, in the south of Ukraine, but wounded British troops were shipped across the Black Sea to hospitals in Turkey. The sanitary conditions of these hospitals were awful, and many more people died from diseases than from wounds.

Nightingale's coxcombs. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. Windows Forms, ASP.NET Dashboards for Rich Data Visualization. 39 Data Visualization Tools for Big Data | ProfitBricks Blog. Big Data is more valuable when visualized and analyzed Data visualizations are everywhere and are more important than ever. From creating a visual representation of data points as part of an executive presentation, to showcasing progress, or even visualizing concepts for customer segments, data visualizations are a critical and valuable tool in many different situations. When it comes to big data, weak tools with basic features don’t cut it.

The following 39 data visualization tools for big data (listed in no particular order) are some of the best, most comprehensive, sophisticated-yet-flexible visualization tools available. Many of these tools are Open-Source, free applications that can be used in conjunction with one another or with your existing design applications, using JavaScript, JSON, SVG, Python, HTML5 or drag-and-drop functionality that requires no programming at all. ProfitBricks Cloud Computing – IaaS – Optimized for Big Data 1. Need to display complex data sets over maps? 2. HTML5 and WebGL Technology Enable 3D Visualization Natively - 3D Visualization World. Luca Vidotto Published on 30 June 2014 HTML5 and WebGL technology have enabled 3D visualization on web and mobile, bringing to the net a new native content type accessible to the entire Internet audience. CL3VER is a cloud platform browser based that supports 3D content and offers a new experience for the user that generate more engagement and allows direct audience interaction with content. 3D also permits to makes complex information easy, avoiding misunderstanding and more realistic representation.

The CL3VER platformCL3VER works perfectly with Google Chrome. It is not a modeling software like SkecthUp, SolidWorks, Autodesk 3dsMax, etc. but it’s a presentation tool. This mean that after having previously created a 3D model you are able to import it into an user friendly editor and create the presentation adding and editing textures, lights, environment and cameras. How web native interactive 3D can help businesses? For more information: Selected Tools. Data & Visualisation. Data Science. Visualization.

Business Dashboards, Executive Dashboards, KPI Dashboards, Dashboard Tool - Zoho Reports. Great tools for data visualization. Most data is meaningless to most people — unless it is visualized. Stepping beyond familiar visualizations like bar charts and pie charts, there are many approaches to visualizing data, from mapping (e.g., color coding a map to show voting patterns) to visualizing networks (e.g., the links between people).

You are not limited to Microsoft Excel, or your own programming abilities. We’re now in an awesome generation for visualization, with dozens of freely available software libraries — which developers have spent months (or years!) Building. Increasingly these use Javascript (so they work in all browsers and mobile devices). The folks at highlight most of the best tools for making maps and charts, or processing data… Arbor.js is a library of force-directed layout algorithms plus abstractions for graph organization and refresh handling.

CartoDB is a web service for mapping, analyzing and building applications with data. Mr. Data Visualization: 20+ Useful Tools and Resources. There are plenty of cool technologies available to collect and examine data. Both web and desktop applications have provided some really great interfaces to fall in love with data mining, and with the rise in popularity we have noticed an increased number of infographics created over the past few years. Today we’ll be looking into some really cool and popular online resources for data visualization. You can see all kinds of data like human population, world condition and even human emotion presented via the visualization. While some of the visualization might be experimental, all of them have one similarity: they help you understand the data better, and this is exactly what visualization is for.

If you’ve designed your own infographic or visualization tool we’d love to check it out. Recommended Reading: More Infographic related posts. Better World Flux Now this is one beautiful visualization tool! The refined condition of BWF’s design comes as no surprise. We Feel Fine RSS Voyage. Infographics & Data Visualization | Software - HMI,SCADA, CAD, GIS, BPM, HMI Report, Dynamic Graphics, Visual C++ Source Code, VC++ Component,VC++ Library. Touchgraph--Data Visualization - Linux Today Blog. Ben Bederson Publications. Visualign | Visualize Data, Create Insight. A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods. Stanford Vis Group | Papers. Out of Sight, Out of Mind: A visualization of drone strikes in Pakistan since 2004.

Google+ vs. Facebook: A Guide to Brand Pages. The top 20 data visualisation tools. Software Links (InfoVis Applications) - InfoVis:Wiki. 38 Tools For Beautiful Data Visualisations | Elisa DBI. As we enter the Big Data era, it becomes more important to properly expand our capacity to process information for analysis and communication purposes.

In a business context, this is evident as good visualisation techniques can support statistical treatment of data, or even become an analysis technique. But also, can be used as a communication tool to report insights that inform decisions. Today there are plenty of tools out there that can be used to improve your data visualisation efforts at every level. Below we list a non-exhaustive list of resources. Javascript Libraries Circular Hierarchy – D3.js Python Libraries – Mapsigraph – Node-link, treesMatplotlib – Most types of statistical plotsPycha – Pie chart, bar chart, area chartNetworkX – Node-link Java / PHP Web Applications TileMill – Running Map Programming Languages Hyperbolic Tree – NYTimes 365/360 Generated with Processing Desktop Applications Treemap – Tableau.

Find a Replacement for this Ugly Venn Diagram. This venn diagram showing results from tests for Autism really seems to be making its rounds lately. It began with Igor Carron asking on his blog if there was a better way to display the data. Then Andrew Gelman put something of a redesign challenge up on his blog, and after Andrew, the challenge headed on over to Junk Charts. Redesigns are flying off the wall! From bar, to mosaic, to tornado charts, there's clearly many ways to represent data. Which one is the best?

It's hard to say, because they all have advantages and disadvantages and the answer really depends on what point you're trying to drive home. However, I can find one advantage that the original venn diagram has over its redesigns -- it's intuitive for many people. So in the spirit of Indexed, here's to you Mr. A Histogram is NOT a Bar Chart. Data Visualisation Tools: A Curated List » Data Visualisation & Analytics Australia — Datalabs. Originally published in mid-2012, the visual list of data visualisation tools, curated by Interactive Things, is still a valuable resource. All the JavaScript libraries are there. The niche visualisation tools that handle hierarchical graphs (Gephi), circular Visulaisations (Circos), and timeline series (Envision) are also represented.

All software and code are oraganised by tags: “maps”, “charts”, “data”, and “color”. Bookmark this page and refer back to it for inspiration, as visual reference sheet, or for the solution to your next data visualisation problem. View the data visualisation tools:Data Visualisation Tools: A Curated List. Visualizing a Titan Graph Database. Visualizing a Titan Graph Database Build powerful and sophisticated visualizationapplications for your Titan graph database Visualizing Titan Databases with KeyLines KeyLines is a fully-featured Software Development Kit for building graph visualization software. It’s flexible enough to be compatible with any graph database, but is an especially good fit with Titan. Titan is an open source distributed graph database, available under a subscription license terms from the Aurelius team, lead by Marko Rodriguez.

Using distributed multi-machine clusters, Titan can store and efficiently traverse huge graphs containing billions of nodes and links. In addition, a flexible event model means KeyLines essentially become a visual query engine, allowing users to dynamically query the database in a visual way. Download: How to visualize a Titan database For more information about visualizing your Titan database using KeyLines, download our helpful guide explaining how to get started: Download Titan PDF. The 36 best tools for data visualization | Web design.

It's often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it's traded. As consumers, we're positively swimming in data; it's everywhere from labels on food packaging design to World Health Organisation reports. As a result, for the designer it's becoming increasingly difficult to present data in a way that stands out from the mass of competing data streams. Get Adobe Creative Cloud One of the best ways to get your message across is to use a visualization to quickly draw attention to the key messages, and by presenting data visually it's also possible to uncover surprising patterns and observations that wouldn't be apparent from looking at stats alone.

As author, data journalist and information designer David McCandless said in his TED talk: "By visualizing information, we turn it into a landscape that you can explore with your eyes, a sort of information map. There are many different ways of telling a story, but everything starts with an idea. The Grammar of Graphics (Statistics and Computing): Leland Wilkinson, D. Wills, D. Rope, A. Norton, R. Dubbs: 9780387245447: Category: Data Stack. | Data Visualizations, Challenges, Community. DeepZoom Primer. Working with Collections in Deep Zoom. - Jaime Rodriguez. May | 2010.