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  1. Ushahidi Tool

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    Tool
    2012

    Ushahidi Tool is a "free and open source mapping and content management system which can be used by organizations worldwide in... crisis-related situations. The main goal of the [tool] is to create a system that facilitates early warning systems and helps in data visualization for response and recovery." ("Ushahidi," 2012)

  2. Information is Beautiful

    Resource
    2014

    Created by David McCandless, a London-based data journalist and information designer, Information is Beautiful is a team of data viz enthusiasts who create visualisations of complex data, packaging it into beautiful, interesting and useful images.

  3. Data Visualization Checklist

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    Tool
    2014

    Stephanie Evergreen (Evergreen Data) and Ann K. Emery have put together this handy checklist of best practice in creating strong, visually engaging graphs for data visualisation. It was specifically compiled with evaluation practitioners in mind and covers a range of areas such as the text, arrangement and colours in a graph.

  4. Rule of Thirds Template for Slide Layout

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    Tool
    2014

    This blog post by Stephanie Evergreen of Evergreen Data illustrates how to take the classic photography compositional 'rule of thirds' and apply it to the creation of visually powerful slides. Included in this resource is a downloadable template for ease of use in your own power point presentations.

  5. Jason Davies data viz examples

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    Website

    Jason Davies' website contains a large number of data viz examples, particular around geo data. It also contains some links to to tools, including a word cloud and tree map.

  6. What is a Dashboard? Defining dashboards, visual analysis tools and other data presentation media

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    Website
    2011

    The Dashboard Insight website contains a number of useful articles, examples and guides on the subject of Organizational Dashboards.

  7. Evergreen Data

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    Website

    Stephanie Evergreen's website and blog provides ample reading and guidance on data visualization techniques, taking a research-based approach to effective communication of ideas.

  8. Qualitative Chart Chooser 3.0

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    Tool
    2017

    Qualitative Chart Chooser 3.0 is an updated version of Stephanie Evergreen and Jennifer Lyons attempt to organise different ways to show qualitative data. It shows in a simple way what charts are appropriate for the story you want to tell with your data.

  9. 10 Techniques for building a Google Sheets Dashboard

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    Guide
    2015

    This is a step-by-step guide for creating a dashboard with Google Sheets (a free, online spreadsheet application). It covers the full process from collecting the data with Google Forms to formatting and sharing the finished product.