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)
Blog28th 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.
We've added 7 new charts to our data viz section:
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.
Workshop: Seeing is believing: Develop your data visualisation skills to communicate effectively and facilitate decision makingEventWorkshop21st April, 2015AustraliaPaid
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.
EventWebinar27th April, 2016OnlineFree
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.
Claremont Evaluation Center's Professional Development Workshop Series in Evaluation and Applied Research MethodsEventWorkshop18th August, 2016 to 23rd August, 2016OnlinePaid
EventE-learning15th February, 2017OnlineFree
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.
EventWorkshop24th May, 2017 to 25th May, 2017South AfricaPaid
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.