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This section points to data visualization resources, from the easy-to-use to complex, along with background information. Don't miss the other guide, Leaning Excel, for additional visualization resources.
Resources about visualizations
ESRI Map Book Gallery
Browse these annual volumes to get ideas. They include a 'best in breed' compilation from users, and cover topics from business and economics as well as government, health, naturual resources, transportation, utilities and more.
Featuring Simply Map
SimplyAnalytics is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data for the United States. Access limited to 5 simultaneous users. Try again later if refused. Includes EASI/MediaMark Research Incorporated (MRI) data package. (formerly known as SimplyMap).
Other Business GIS Resources @ UCSD
Thinking about GIS: Geographic Information System Planning for Managers
Call Number: G70.212 .T66 (GIS Lab Ref, G2W)
Publication Date: 2013
This book presents a planning model for designing data and technology systems that will meet any organization's specific needs. Designed for two primary audiences, senior managers who oversee information technologies and technical specialists responsible for system design, this book provides a common platform on which to conduct GIS planning.
The Four Intelligences of the Business Mind
Call Number: HF5415.13 .W66 (Geisel 6th Fl.)
Publication Date: 2014
A new, pragmatic synthesis of organizational psychology, business analytics, and multiple intelligences theory, The Four Intelligences of the Business Mind lays out a scheme of four discrete but interlocking types of intelligence essential to business success.
ESRI's Business Analyst
ESRI's Business Analyst
Accessible only via our Data & GIS Lab in Geisel Library, our Business Analyst offerings cover U.S Business location data, for 2013 and 2014. Use the link above to learn more about Business Analyst.
How to find relevant books
You can try searches in the Roger box above. Great subject keywords include:
- Geographic information systems;
- Statistics Graphic methods;
- Information visualization;
- Visual analytics;
- Business communication;
- Business presentations;
- Business intelligence data processing
- Visual communication psychological aspects.