The Dangers of Bling Data Visualizations

Use with care:

http://www.information-management.com/news/the-dangers-of-bling-data-visualizations-10025306-1.html?zkPrintable=true

“Infographics are typically designed to grab your attention and tell a story that would otherwise have to be described in narrative form. They can be catchy, aesthetically pleasing, thought-provoking and sometimes puzzling in their method of presentation. The puzzle may be part of their appeal, but sometimes the data is so obscure that the message gets lost on most consumers.”

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