Archive for September, 2007

Ambient Orb — For those who don’t have time for a dashboard

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

A couple of years ago I had an email conversation with a fellow who worked for a dashboard software company about one of his customers. He said that this customer, a CEO, requested a dashboard that consisted of nothing but a single red traffic light if something was wrong, and was otherwise blank. After taking [...]

Coming Visualization Events — InfoVis and VizThink

Monday, September 10th, 2007

I’d like to draw your attention to two visualization events that will be taking place in the next few months: InfoVis 2007 and VizThink 2008. Though quite different, these conferences are both worthwhile if you’re interested in the full spectrum of how visualizations can be used to help us think and communicate.
InfoVis 2007 (October 28 [...]