Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education.
These are techniques to deliver a large amount of data in a simple and quick way which will be easy to grasp the amounts of data involved.
The Concept seen above is the Microsoft’s Education Competencies representation,
It is showing the full set of skills a successful manger should hold,
The PDF can be found in Microsoft’s Education Competencies Website.
The Wheel lists all the different area a new manager should be trained for.
Periodic Table of Data Visualization
The Periodic Table of Data Visualization,
segments the different areas where data visualization has been efficient so far:
Data Visualization collections
Some more good resources online about data visualization:
Smashing Magazine Data Visualization collection
A beautiful collection of modern approach to the subject, with many samples.
Gapminder Statistics Visualisation
The Gapminder stats tool can show you how your data changes inside a time frame
Creating your on Visualization Tools
Wheel-Like Data Visualization With MooWheel
MooWheel is a mootools based script which visualizes data and connections between items like a wheel.
TouchGraph google browser
free Java application to explore the connections between related websites