Develop interactive presentations using creative Data Visualization techniques with Packt’s New Book and eBook

January 2013 | Open Source

Data Visualization: a successful design process is a new book from Packt that will enable readers to develop a data visualization oriented design approach towards the complex path of success. Filled with detailed examples this book will introduce readers to data driven visualization designs and achieve maximum impact on an aesthetic level.

About the Author:

Andy Kirk: Andy is a freelance data visualization design consultant, training provider and editor from UK. He has a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Operational Research from Lancaster University & M.A. in data visualization from the University of Leeds along with decades of experience in business analysis. His blog Visualisingdata.com is one of the most popular hubs online for contemporary data visualization.

Data Visualization: a successful design process will empower the readers to identify the purpose of visualization and projects parameters, and develop and implement theright visual narrative to better present their data. They will be able to apply critical thinking to visualization design and learn their dataset to identify its potential visual characteristics.

This book provides a thorough overview of the anatomy of a data visualization design and a menu of the most important and innovative visualization methods. It includes profiles of some of the most impressive and inspiring contemporary visualization projects helping readers to appreciate the importance of an editorial approach to design and best practice approaches for tackling different data types and problem contexts.

The book consists of the following chapters:

Chapter 1: The Context of Data Visualization

Chapter 2: Setting the Purpose and Identifying Key Factors

Chapter 3: Demonstrating Editorial Focus and Learning

Chapter 4: Conceiving and Reasoning Visualization Design

Chapter 5: Taxonomy of Data Visualizations Methods

Chapter 6: Constructing and Evaluating Your Design Solution

This book is ideal for people trying to find innovative and effective ways to visually analyze and communicate data without any previous knowledge or pre-requisites. For more details, please visit the book page at http://www.packtpub.com/data-visualization-a-successful-design-process/book


Data Visualization: a successful design process
A portable, versatile and flexible data visualization design approach that will help you navigate the complex path towards success

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/data-visualization-a-successful-design-process/book

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