Practical Insights on Data Visualization

Data is Now Cheap, But Information is Still Very Expensive

Data is Now Cheap, But Information is Still Very Expensive

Published on: Feb 28 2018 by Catholic Relief Services - 5 Comments
We live in the era of Big Data. That’s not a new statement, it’s not even an exciting one. But there’s an implicit finger wag in there as the statement relates...
What Data Superpower Do You Wish For?

What Data Superpower Do You Wish For?

Published on: Feb 01 2018 by Tech Change - Comments Off on What Data Superpower Do You Wish For?
We all are awash in data. Waves of it, breaking over our heads, that can feel like it’s drowning us some days. But what if we take a step back, climb out...
Learning from MERL Through Visual Storytelling

Learning from MERL Through Visual Storytelling

Published on: Dec 25 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As evaluators, we know that if we want data to be used for learning and adapting, the data itself must be easily accessible. We’ve found that visualizing data...
Five Lessons Learned from Applying Design Thinking to Data Visualization

Five Lessons Learned from Applying Design Thinking to Data Visualization

Published on: Oct 09 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Five Lessons Learned from Applying Design Thinking to Data Visualization
Human centered design isn’t a new concept. We’ve heard engineers, from aerospace to software, quietly snicker as they’ve seen the enthusiasm for design thinking...
Be a Data Visualization Expert with TechChange’s Online Diploma Program

Be a Data Visualization Expert with TechChange’s Online Diploma Program

Published on: Aug 09 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Be a Data Visualization Expert with TechChange’s Online Diploma Program
Are you looking for ideas and support around a new project? Do you want new skills to do your current job better? Or are you trying to break into the ICT4D job...
We Need to Start Investing in Data We Already Have

We Need to Start Investing in Data We Already Have

Published on: Aug 03 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Need to Start Investing in Data We Already Have
If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the last few months it’s just how much data there is out there that’s not being used. In fact by aggregating data...
The Digital Development Glossary: Your Key to ICT4D Buzzwords

The Digital Development Glossary: Your Key to ICT4D Buzzwords

Published on: Mar 02 2017 by Matt Haikin - 6 Comments
Have you wondered what the latest jargon in technology and development means? Or if you are using it correctly in your next proposal or donor report? Well here...
Learn How to Use Excel for Data Visualization in Just 2 Hours

Learn How to Use Excel for Data Visualization in Just 2 Hours

Published on: Nov 20 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Learn How to Use Excel for Data Visualization in Just 2 Hours
We have all worked with Microsoft Excel, but few of us really know its power to meet a wide range of data analysis and visualization needs. Used correctly, we can...
How To Beautifully Visualize M&E Results in Microsoft Excel

How To Beautifully Visualize M&E Results in Microsoft Excel

Published on: Jan 26 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Excel gets a bad rap for data visualization. I get it. I can barely stand to look at these ugly charts. Can you imagine sending a client something like this? To...
How to Use Data Visualization for Immigration Advocacy

How to Use Data Visualization for Immigration Advocacy

Published on: Dec 13 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on How to Use Data Visualization for Immigration Advocacy
The November 14, 2012, Technology Salon NYC (TSNYC) focused on ways that ICTs can support work with children who migrate. An earlier post covers the discussion around...