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The report revisited new and engaging ways to share information


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  • 1. KSLam July 13, 2012       The Report Revisited: New and Engaging Ways to Share InformationInfographics When to use: Trying to convey a lot of data, easy scan/one look What resources: Numbers, visual concept is very important! Example: ML poster Example: DCA animated infographic (http://agrilinks.kdid.org/blog/animated- infographic-learn-how-usaid-getting-banks-developing-countries-increase- lending-spur-d)Interactive Reporting When to use: To showcase something, PR; infographic but with more text, photos, bigger/longer/more layers What resources: Viewers need internet access, higher LOE and HTML coding, good graphics or images Example: http://annualreport.kiva.org/ Example: http://www.homeretailgroup.com/ar/2011/Videos When to use: When the speaker matters (experts), gives a personal connection to the material, can act as teaser/abstract, can be very low LOE for SME What resources: video/audio capture or access to video files, video editing capability, better also if you can additional multimedia (pics, text, animations, overlays, music) Example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIlJ6PrLBOI Example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4Glejx_FFM     
  • 2. Digital Stories When to use: When you have a narrative to tell, emotional images, if resources already exist it can be low LOE What resources: Powerful images that tell a story, storyboarding, narrator with personal connection to material Example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej_3SQ-iW8U&feature=relmfu Example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XBTunDf1wiw# !Slideshow Alternative When to use: if the concept that you are demonstrating is layered, if you want to show connections or if you want to walk through a graphic or series of images What resources: higher LOE, good graphics or images, stronger concept than simple bullet points (narrative) because isn’t as text-driven Example: https://projeqt.com/francesco/in-the-heart-of-dryness#lsi439272ci0q Example: Agrilinks Prezi: http://prezi.com/hpilc5busnrz/agrilinks-features/Content Aggregators When to use: when you want to pull social media and other online content from different sources into a consolidated view, low LOE for very clean presentation of material easily embeddable, encourages partner engagement because content authors are identified, paper.li auto-updates What resources: multiple and diverse content providers/partners, topics Example: Storify from Twitter Chat: http://storify.com/Agrilinks/askag-women-s- empowerment-index-twitter-chat Example: Paper.li: http://paper.li/faonews/agriculture-food-security-hungerOther tools Wordle: http://www.wordle.net/ Timeline: http://timeline.verite.co/#hero-unit Touchgraph: http://www.touchgraph.com/seo/