Category Archives: Information Visualization

Business Model Canvas: A Type Of Alignment Diagram

In my presentation at Euro IA 2010 in Paris, I proposed the term “alignment diagrams” to refer to the class of documents currently found in design practice that do a similar thing: they visually align multiple facets of customer behavior

Business Model Canvas: A Type Of Alignment Diagram

In my presentation at Euro IA 2010 in Paris, I proposed the term “alignment diagrams” to refer to the class of documents currently found in design practice that do a similar thing: they visually align multiple facets of customer behavior

Fast Company on Info Viz

Fast Company has an interesting piece on information visualization: Is Information Visualization the Next Frontier for Design? Author Michael Cannell is placing big bets on the future of info viz: Designers have historically excelled at finding insightful ways of looking

Fast Company on Info Viz

Fast Company has an interesting piece on information visualization: Is Information Visualization the Next Frontier for Design? Author Michael Cannell is placing big bets on the future of info viz: Designers have historically excelled at finding insightful ways of looking

New Gapminder Video

Hans Rosling has a new video over at Gapminder called “Yes they can!” It never ceases to amaze how much a few well-created visualizations can really explain.

New Gapminder Video

Hans Rosling has a new video over at Gapminder called “Yes they can!” It never ceases to amaze how much a few well-created visualizations can really explain.

Wikipedia Roll

Here’s an interesting mashup: Wikipedia Roll. I’m pointing to the page for “Usability” but you can search on any term. Looks like they are doing some type of entity extraction to cluster facet-like groupings of concepts on the fly. That’s

Wikipedia Roll

Here’s an interesting mashup: Wikipedia Roll. I’m pointing to the page for “Usability” but you can search on any term. Looks like they are doing some type of entity extraction to cluster facet-like groupings of concepts on the fly. That’s

Amazon Window Shopping

Here’s another example of a cross-dimensional display of information: Amazon’s Window shop. It’s not nearly as good as Sea Dragon or other zooming interfaces I’ve seen, but it shows there’ll probably be more and more of this kind of information

Amazon Window Shopping

Here’s another example of a cross-dimensional display of information: Amazon’s Window shop. It’s not nearly as good as Sea Dragon or other zooming interfaces I’ve seen, but it shows there’ll probably be more and more of this kind of information

Deep Zoom

This isn’t new, but I just came across Deep Zoom from MS. It’s based on their Seadragon technology, and it requires Silverlight. Check out the Hard Rock Cafe collection of memorabilia. Combined with a faceted navigation on the left, you

Deep Zoom

This isn’t new, but I just came across Deep Zoom from MS. It’s based on their Seadragon technology, and it requires Silverlight. Check out the Hard Rock Cafe collection of memorabilia. Combined with a faceted navigation on the left, you

GapCasts – Information Visualizations

I previously blogged about Gapminder and Hans Roslings talk at TED demonstrating this tool. I learned that you can see more eye-opening visualizations on a regular basis with GapCasts, a video blog from Hans and Co. These short videos really

GapCasts – Information Visualizations

I previously blogged about Gapminder and Hans Roslings talk at TED demonstrating this tool. I learned that you can see more eye-opening visualizations on a regular basis with GapCasts, a video blog from Hans and Co. These short videos really