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Validating the UK LiDAR inventory/SfM products

On September 1st the geomatics section of the UK Environment Agency released it’s LiDAR inventory for free (including commercial use). I thought I’d take the chance to compare it with an SfM survey which was carried out on a relatively flat field in Damerham, UK. 515 more words

Graphic Battle: Circle Vs Bars

I have some devastating news for any circle loving freaks out there: bubble graphs and pie charts may look more visually appealing than bar graphs, but our minds find them harder to read.   513 more words


Why Visualise data ?

Most of you would agree that Humans naturally comprehend data better through images than the widely used two dimensional table structured data in spreadsheets or traditional database management systems. 274 more words

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Tableau Mapping Training

More Tableau training, this time concentrating on mapping.

So now I know not only what’s involved in wrangling geographical data for use with Tableau, but also the location of Null Island.


Review of DecisionPoint for Excel from Antivia

I have been looking at Antivia’s DecisionPoint for Excel dashboarding tool.  My first experience with Antivia was with their XWIS extension to SAP Business Objects Dashboards.  1,959 more words


Visiting the Mundaneum

Last weekend, I afforded myself some relief from the arduous processes of dissertation-writing and job-hunting with a short trip into deepest Wallonia.  The pleasant Belgian town of Mons, a European Capital of Culture this year, is host to a number of museums, galleries and historic buildings, including the Mundaneum—the remains of Paul Otlet’s utopian project to create a world city underpinned by the free and direct access to, and dissemination of, information presented in a museum that showcases his life’s work. 626 more words

Data Visualisation

Next Generation Open Data

This week the NSW Minister for Innovation, the hon. @VictorDominello announced the NSW Data Analytics Centre (the DAC) – a place where government, business and NGOs can go and leverage the volumes of data that we collect but rarely manage to make use of. 933 more words

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