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  1. Ushahidi Tool

    Resource
    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. Week 42: Dot plots, bullet charts, slopegraphs and more. We've updated our visualise data section!

    Blog
    28th October, 2014

    Following up from Stephanie Evergreen's seminar on Presenting data effectively, we've been working with her to improve our Data visualisation section. We've added new charts, updated descriptions and examples, and linked to more resources to help you develop charts.

    New charts

    We've added 7 new charts to our data viz section:

  4. Rule of Thirds Template for Slide Layout

    Resource
    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. Workshop: Seeing is believing: Develop your data visualisation skills to communicate effectively and facilitate decision making

    Event
    Workshop
    21st April, 2015
    Australia
    Paid

    Presenting results so stakeholders easily understand them is critical aspect of successful evaluations. This workshop will develop your skills to grab the attention of your stakeholders and communicate evaluation findings effectively through visualising data. You will discover the good and bad of data visualisation and learn the key principles to apply to reporting and presenting quantitative and qualitative results. The benefits of these techniques are many: results are more accessible, the meaning of complex information is clearer, and decision makers can grasp the key information more quickly.

  6. Data Visualization for Decision Making in HIV Programs

    Event
    Webinar
    27th April, 2016
    Online
    Free

    Join MEASURE Evaluation April 27 at 11am EDT for a webinar on data visualization for decision making in HIV programs. With the introduction and strengthening of electronic health information systems, health data have become increasingly available in digital formats. Access to data, however, is not sufficient. Data ​visualization can help would-be data users to see patterns, trends, and correlations that might otherwise go undetected. 

  7. Claremont Evaluation Center's Professional Development Workshop Series in Evaluation and Applied Research Methods

    Event
    Workshop
    18th August, 2016 to 23rd August, 2016
    Online
    Paid

    The Claremont Evaluation Center brings you this longstanding series which provides practical and theoretical training in evaluation and applied research through one-day workshops, taught by academics and practitioners from across the globe.

  8. Analytics and Data Driven Decision Making

    Event
    E-learning
    15th February, 2017
    Online
    Free

    In this free webinar, Dan Meyer, author of Putting your Data to Work and The Fundamentals of Business Analytics, will apply corporate practices of using business analytics to optimize Big Data to the field of evaluation. For more information on Dan Meyer and his work, see The Analytics of Measurement and Evaluation.

  9. Creative Data Visualisation training

    Event
    Workshop
    24th May, 2017 to 25th May, 2017
    South Africa
    Paid

    Data visualisation is concerned with transforming the data buried in complex reports and statistics into concise images that communicate concepts in a clear and actionable manner. The two day workshop aims to introduce participants to various techniques to improve standard data visualisation (diagrams and charts) and to create innovative visual products that can facilitate the communication of complex stories and ideas.

  10. Jason Davies data viz examples

    Resource
    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.

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