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A. Smith - Data Visualisation

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A. Smith - Data Visualisation

  1. 1. Alan Smith OBE @theboysmithy Principal Methodologist Data Visualisation Centre Office for National Statistics (UK)
  2. 2. www.statistics.gov.uk
  3. 3. Increasing production of data + Increasing demand for information + Low levels of statistical literacy = THE 21st Century Problem
  4. 4. Production of Data • 90% of the data in the world has been produced in the last 2 years (IBM) • From now until 2020, the digital universe will double in size every 2 years (IDC) • By 2020, there will be 5,200 Gb for every person on the planet (IDC)
  5. 5. Demand for Information http://pioltelloinnovazione.wordpress.com/2011/09/29/open-data-e-civic-hacking/
  6. 6. Statistical Literacy
  7. 7. “visual, personal, social”
  8. 8. data-driven!
  9. 9. +1,000%
  10. 10. “visual, personal, social”
  11. 11. Molte grazie @theboysmithy

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