The IBM Center for the Business of Government – The Use of Data Visualization in Government: “The report presents case studies on how visualization techniques are now being used by two local governments, one state government, and three federal government agencies . Each case study discusses the audience for visualization . Understanding audience is important, as government organizations provide useful visualizations to different audiences, including the media, political oversight organizations, constituents, and internal program teams . To assist in effectively communicating to these audiences, the report details attributes of meaningful visualizations: relevance, meaning, beauty, ease of use, legibility, truthfulness, accuracy, and consistency among them . The report concludes with steps that government managers can take to create and deploy powerful visualizations . Among them are to use the visuals to tell a story, to connect with an audience in a way that helps to frame the data and allows viewers to create meaning.”
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