Online Visualization and Organization Tools


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Online Visualization and Organization Tools

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  2. <ul><li>Evidence-based medicine wordtree via IBM’s ManyEyes </li></ul>
  3. <ul><li>Mindmap navigation of mindmap in wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. <ul><li>UM faculty size and salary by dept (IBM’s ManyEyes) </li></ul>
  5. <ul><li>Pregnancy timeline from xTimeline </li></ul><ul><li>Beatles timeline from Dipity </li></ul>
  6. <ul><li> social network tool </li></ul>
  7. <ul><li>Web page text analysis tool displayed as DNA bars </li></ul>
  8. <ul><li>ManyEyes bubble visualization (perchlorate in food, FDA data) </li></ul>
  9. <ul><li>FriendWheel from Facebook </li></ul>
  10. Online Visualization and Organization Tools: Outliners, Thought Organizers, Mindmapping, Timelines, & More PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, [email_address]
  11. Overview <ul><li>Organization tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GTD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outliners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flowcharts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mindmapping </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visualization tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clouds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data visualization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  12. GTD <ul><li>“ Get Things Done” tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People management </li></ul></ul>
  13. GTD: TODOIST <ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Project management </li></ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul>
  14. GTD: TODOIST <ul><li>Integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gmail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widgets, plugins </li></ul></ul>
  15. GTD: TODOIST <ul><li>Gmail integration </li></ul>
  16. GTD: Remember the Milk <ul><li>Task management, share or collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates with Google Calendar, Twitter, iPhone/iPod, Gmail, Blackberry </li></ul>
  17. GTD: Remember the Milk <ul><li>Twitter page </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter accessible by web, software, Gmail, phone, and more. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Add tasks and send commands by direct message. I can send reminders, too.” </li></ul>
  18. GTD: Sproutliner
  19. GTD: Zoho Planner <ul><li>To-dos </li></ul><ul><li>Reminders </li></ul><ul><li>Annotations </li></ul>
  20. GTD: Zoho Planner <ul><li>Shareable </li></ul><ul><li>Reminders </li></ul>
  21. GTD: TaskAnyone <ul><li>“ Email a task. We’ll follow up until they follow through.” </li></ul><ul><li>Reminders </li></ul><ul><li>Project management </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor progress </li></ul><ul><li>Email or web </li></ul>
  22. GTD: BackPack <ul><li>Team management </li></ul><ul><li>Group calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Announcements, to-dos, online accessible and editing </li></ul>
  23. GTD - Highlights <ul><li>To Dos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TODOIST: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates with Gmail, mobile, iGoogle, widgets & plugins </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember the Milk (RTM): </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates with Google Calendar, Gmail, Twitter, Blackberry, iPhone/iPod </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>To Dos & More </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sproutliner: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoho Planner: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>People & Project Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TaskAnyone: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BackPack ($$): </li></ul></ul>
  24. Annotation & Note-Taking Tools <ul><li>Annotate the web </li></ul><ul><li>Share your annotations </li></ul><ul><li>Team analysis and markup of documents </li></ul><ul><li>Share class notes </li></ul>
  25. Notes: Zotero <ul><li>Not web-based </li></ul><ul><li>Allows bookmarking of webpages </li></ul><ul><li>Saves snapshot of page </li></ul><ul><li>Allows annotation of page saved </li></ul><ul><li>Citation management integrated </li></ul>
  26. Notes: Jjot
  27. Notes: Lino
  28. Notes: Stickis
  29. Notes: WizLite <ul><li>Grabs text from web pages as notes </li></ul>
  30. Notes: Kwout <ul><li>Grabs screenshots </li></ul>
  31. Notes: EverNote <ul><li>Grab snippets (variosu types) from the web </li></ul><ul><li>Text, screenshots, images, search </li></ul><ul><li>“ Create, clip, and share notes on the web and see them everywhere” </li></ul><ul><li>Windows, Mac, web, mobile </li></ul>
  32. Notes: Fleck
  33. Notes: A.nnotate <ul><li>Private or shared review, indexing, discussion </li></ul>
  34. Notes: Hylighter <ul><li>For team review of documents </li></ul>
  35. Notes: Hylighter <ul><li>Interface interesting </li></ul>
  36. Notes: Notecentric <ul><li>Facebook integration </li></ul>
  37. Notes: Google Notebook
  38. Notes: Gist
  39. Notes: Gist - what it really does
  40. Notes: Assignment idea - Annotate Genes
  41. Annotation & Note-Taking Tools - Highlights <ul><li>Annotate your bookmarks - Zotero (not web based) </li></ul><ul><li>Annotate the web and share your comments (like sticky notes): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jjot, Lino, Stickis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grab bits of pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wizlite, Kwout, EverNote </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Share your comments & notes on web pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A.nnotate, Fleck </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teams: Hylighter, A.nnotate </li></ul><ul><li>Managing your class notes: Notecentric, Google Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Gist “takes notes” for you </li></ul><ul><li>Teach annotation </li></ul>
  42. Outliners & Thought Organizers <ul><li>Tools to introduce concepts of structured thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Tools to use for outlining and writing support </li></ul><ul><li>Most free, best fee </li></ul>
  43. Outliners: Persuasion Map <ul><li> </li></ul>
  44. Outliners: Persuasion Map <ul><li>Advance organizer </li></ul><ul><li>Reminders of process and place in process </li></ul>
  45. Outliners: Boolify <ul><li> </li></ul>
  46. Outliners: LooseStitch <ul><li> </li></ul>
  47. Outliners: LooseStitch
  48. Outliners: ThinkFold <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Good for teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based </li></ul>
  49. Outliners: Scrivener <ul><li>Professonal writers tool, $$ </li></ul>
  50. Outliners & Thought Organizers <ul><li>How to: Persuasion Map, Boolify </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based, personal use: LooseStitch, “publishable” </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based, team use: ThinkFold </li></ul>
  51. Flowcharts <ul><li>DrawAnywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Gliffy </li></ul><ul><li>Flowchart </li></ul>
  52. Flowcharts: DrawAnywhere
  53. Flowcharts: Gliffy
  54. Flowcharts:
  55. Flowcharts:
  56. Flowcharts:
  57. Flowcharts:
  58. Mindmapping & Concept Mapping <ul><li>Mindmapping as a way of thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Simple tools </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration - online, shareable, teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads </li></ul>
  59. Mindmaps: WikiMindMap
  60. Mindmaps:
  61. Mindmaps: Mindmeister
  62. Mindmaps: Mindmeister <ul><li>Editing view </li></ul><ul><li>Team editing </li></ul>
  63. Mindmaps: Mindmeister <ul><li>Exports to a variety of formats </li></ul>
  64. Mindmaps: Cmap <ul><li>Cmap (Download): </li></ul>
  65. Mindmaps: FreeMind <ul><li>FreeMind (Download, Java): </li></ul>
  66. Mindmaps: FreeMind <ul><li>FreeMind: screenshot - computer knowledge </li></ul>
  67. Mindmaps: FreeMind <ul><li>FreeMind: screenshot - German language </li></ul>
  68. Mindmapping - Highlights <ul><li>What is mindmapping illustration: WikiMindMap </li></ul><ul><li>Simple, online shareable: </li></ul><ul><li>Sophisticated, online, shareable: Mindmeister </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads: Cmap, FreeMind </li></ul>
  69. Tag & Word Clouds <ul><li>Exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Concept generation / distillation </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul>
  70. Clouds: Images (Flickr) <ul><li>Flickr: Explore Tags </li></ul>
  71. Clouds: NewsFlashr
  72. Clouds: Extipicious (Delicious) <ul><li> </li></ul>
  73. Clouds: Cloudalicious
  74. Clouds: TagCrowd
  75. Clouds: TagCrowd <ul><li>as topic summaries for speeches and written works </li></ul><ul><li>for visual analysis of survey data </li></ul><ul><li>as brand clouds that let companies see how they are perceived by the world </li></ul><ul><li>for data mining a text corpus </li></ul><ul><li>for helping writers and students reflect on their work </li></ul><ul><li>as name tags for conferences, cocktail parties or wherever new collaborations start </li></ul><ul><li>as resumes in a single glance </li></ul><ul><li>as visual poetry </li></ul>
  76. Clouds: TagCrowd <ul><li>Cloud of “Leaves of Grass by Wal Whitman, top 50 words. </li></ul>
  77. Clouds: ManyEyes <ul><li>Cloud of “Leaves of Grass by Wal Whitman, top 200 words </li></ul>
  78. Clouds: ManyEyes <ul><li>Interactive cloud, allows navigation of text body </li></ul>
  79. Timelines <ul><li>Obvious uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals & institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creative uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical case study presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track epidemiology of disease spread in community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any kind of temporal or process-oriented data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storytelling or narrative process </li></ul></ul>
  80. Timelines: CircaVie <ul><li> </li></ul>
  81. Timelines: CircaVie Example <ul><li>Beatles timeline </li></ul>
  82. Timelines: Dipity <ul><li> </li></ul>
  83. Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Beatles timeline </li></ul>
  84. Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Equipment recalls </li></ul><ul><li>Set up with an rss feed to add new events? </li></ul>
  85. Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Equipment recalls </li></ul><ul><li>Eample of event detail view </li></ul>
  86. Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Recipes and diet management </li></ul>
  87. Timelines: Dipity - Example <ul><li>Recipes and diet management </li></ul><ul><li>Example of detail view - recipe </li></ul>
  88. Timelines: xTimeline <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Public editing </li></ul>
  89. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Pregnancy timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Single author </li></ul>
  90. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Higher education entry into Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple authors </li></ul>
  91. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Detail - entry point view </li></ul>
  92. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Privacy restrictions </li></ul>
  93. Timelines: xTimeline - Example <ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing / commenting </li></ul>
  94. Timelines - Highlights <ul><li>CircaVie & Dipity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lightweight, easy to use, community based, intended for social purposes & personal use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dipity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates with other social media (Twitter, Picasa, Flickr, Google, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>xTimeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki-style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team work, collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul></ul>
  95. Data visualization <ul><li>Visualization helpful in analysis of a variety of types of data. </li></ul><ul><li>Many types of data, many types of analysis, many types of display of data = </li></ul><ul><li>Many tools </li></ul>
  96. Visualization: Print <ul><li>Edward Tufte </li></ul><ul><li>Wallstats </li></ul>
  97. Visualization: Gapminder
  98. Visualization: Mashups <ul><li>Expilicious, take 2 </li></ul><ul><li>A gazillion GoogleMap mashups </li></ul>
  99. Visualization: Opte Project
  100. Visualization: Music
  101. Visualization: Guess
  102. Visualization: Lexipedia
  103. Visualization: Swivel <ul><li> </li></ul>
  104. Visualization: Swivel Example <ul><li>Beckett analysis of the Unnameable </li></ul>
  105. Visualization: Swivel Example <ul><li>Pesticides in Broccoli </li></ul>
  106. Visualization: ManyEyes <ul><li> </li></ul>
  107. Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>Word Cloud - Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman </li></ul>
  108. Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>EBM word tree </li></ul>
  109. Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>University of Michigan faculty size and average salary by department </li></ul>
  110. Visualization: ManyEyes Example <ul><li>FDA Survey Data on Perchorate in Food, 2005-2006 </li></ul>
  111. Data visualization - Highlights <ul><li>Variety of tools available for different domains </li></ul><ul><li>Swivel especially strong in generating graphs </li></ul><ul><li>ManyEyes especially rich source of various visual analyses, flexible, interactive, various types of datasets allowed </li></ul>
  112. Additional resources <ul><li>Perez, Sarah. The Best Tools for Visualization. March 13, 2008 9:25 AM. </li></ul>
  113. Resources: Eager Eyes <ul><li> </li></ul>
  114. Resources:
  115. Discovery - <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Browse by tags: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualization / visualisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outliners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timelines+tools </li></ul></ul>