The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics: The Dos and Don’ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and Figures

The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics: The Dos and Don

The definitive guide to the graphic presentation of information.In today’s data-driven world, professionals need to know how to express themselves in the language of graphics effectively and eloquently. Yet information graphics is rarely taught in schools or is the focus of on-the-job training. Now, for the first time, Dona M. Wong, a student of the information graphics pioneer Edward Tufte, makes this material available for all of us. In this book, you will learn: to choose the best chart that fits your data; the most effective way to communicate with decision makers when you have five minutes of their time; how to chart currency fluctuations that affect global business; how to use color effectively; how to make a graphic “colorful” even if only black and white are available. The book is organized in a series of mini-workshops backed up with illustrated examples, so not only will you learn what works and what doesn’t but also
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Becoming an Entrepreneur, the Infographic Book

Becoming an Entrepreneur, the Infographic Book

Becoming an Entrepreneur guides you through becoming a value-creator, that is an entrepreneur, in every sphere of your life from work to relationships and to friendships. Vital takes you inside the startup world to show expose the way startups create something really big out of something really small in a very short period of time. This book puts the "startup way" of entrepreneurship to use in your life to help you do more, experience more and be more of what you want.
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Envisioning Information

Envisioning Information

This book celebrates escapes from the flatlands of both paper and computer screen, showing superb displays of high-dimensional complex data. The most design-oriented of Edward Tufte's books, Envisioning Information shows maps, charts, scientific presentations, diagrams, computer interfaces, statistical graphics and tables, stereo photographs, guidebooks, courtroom exhibits, timetables, use of color, a pop-up, and many other wonderful displays of information. The book provides practical advice about how to explain complex material by visual means, with extraordinary examples to illustrate the fundamental principles of information displays. Topics include escaping flatland, color and information, micro/macro designs, layering and separation, small multiples, and narratives. Winner of 17 awards for design and content. 400 illustrations with exquisite 6- to 12-color printing throughout. Highest quality design and production.
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The Art of Explanation: Making your Ideas, Products, and Services Easier to Understand

The Art of Explanation: Making your Ideas, Products, and Services Easier to Understand

Your guide to becoming an explanation specialist.You've done the hard work. Your product or service works beautifully - but something is missing.  People just don't see the big idea - and it's keeping you from being successful. Your idea has an explanation problem.The Art of Explanation is for business people, educators and influencers who want to improve their explanation skills and start solving explanation problems.Author Lee LeFever is the founder of Common Craft, a company known around the world for making complex ideas easy to understand through short animated videos. He is your guide to helping audiences fall in love with your ideas, products or services through better explanations in any medium. You will learn to:Plan: Learn explanation basics, what causes them to fail and how to diagnose explanation problems.Package: Using simple elements, create an explanation strategy that builds confidence and motivates your audience. Present: Produce remarkable explanations with visuals
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Informotion: Animated Infographics

Informotion: Animated Infographics

The first reference book on the fundamentals of animated information graphics. At the nexus of design and journalism, the field of information graphics offers some of the most exciting and dynamic work for creatives. Today, even more so than static versions, animated information graphics are serving to communicate complex correlations succinctly. The production of such animations on the basis of up-to-the-minute data is already common practice in select TV programs. Now, these moving formats are finding wider application in television and on the internet, as well as on an increasing number of mobile devices, and in public places. They can be seen in editorial contexts and in the areas of advertising and corporate communication. Thanks to current advances in hardware and software, the sky is the limit for the forms of animated infographics that can be created. But a wide range of technical possibilities does not always mean high quality in terms of content and presentation. Especially w
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World’s Largest Super Cranes – Infographic

At MMI Tank and Industrial Services we use cranes a lot during our industrial construction projects. So we thought it would be fun to create this infographic of the Worlds Largest Cranes. Can you believe in the last 6 years the lifting capacity for cranes has more than tripled? To help understand just how much these cranes can lift, we converted their lifting capacities into other fun objects such as elephants and killer whales. How many space shuttles could the worlds largest crane lift…read below to find out. What do you think? We hope you enjoy this graphic as much as we enjoyed making it.

Worlds Largest Super Cranes

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