What do we mean by
infographics? • Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. • These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as is in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, or education. [Source: Wikipedia]
What needs to happen next?
(data) • Getting data out of the geek ghettos to enable people to • interrogate it • play with it • interact with it • NB: People won’t always create what you want for free, take the ASBOrometer...
Consider: • Data does not
have to be boring • How you can bring alive information for your audiences? • How you can get feedback and ideas with interactive tools? • How can you collaborate or facilitate ideas that people find interesting in the online space?
So what can I do?
• Departments: Free your data, support the movement • Communicators: Present your data in interesting ways • Businesses: Free your data • Developers: Create visualisations, apps and tools • Customers: Buy and demand apps • All: Lobby to free data