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The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the Quest for Better Decisions by Phil Simon

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APPENDIX

Supplemental Dataviz Resources

The following table provides a slew of useful dataviz resources. The tools, forums, blogs, and other sites listed here do not represent a comprehensive directory of all dataviz resources. Such a list would be impossible to compile—and would change tomorrow. (It's no substitute for Google.) Rather, it should serve as a starting point for further exploration.

Tool Description
BigSheets IBM's tool integrates gigabytes, terabytes, or petabytes of unstructured data from Web-based repositories. It works in conjunction with Many Eyes (see below).
Chart.js An easy way to include animated graphs on websites. Its open-source HTML5 charts use the <canvas> tag.
Chartio A BI tool that bills itself as extremely simple to set up and easy to use. It claims to provide easy access to the world's most popular data sources.
Create.ly Allows users to easily create flowcharts, mind maps, Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams, org charts, database models, and mockups.
DataHero Start-up that allows users to connect to a wide array of datasets and sources. Its Data Decoder analyzes patterns in data and automatically generates relevant visualizations that help users unmask the answers within.
DataMarket Helps professionals find and understand data. It brings together complex and diverse data in one place and one format so it can be searched, compared, visualized, and shared across teams, organizations, and the world.
Daytum Conceived by data ...

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