Visualization of data and information can take many forms. Data in the form of text and numbers often don't convey the obvious conclusions that may be reached from the data. Visual representations of data however may make data far more simple to understand and, particularly with large and complex … [Read more...] about Add Meaning to Data with Graphs
There are some awesome image tools available on the Web of which many are free to use. More sites are using Word Clouds (also called Word Trees and Word Visualization) as sites such as Wordle become more popular. Below is a visualization created of my Home page with size indicating frequency of use. … [Read more...] about Word Clouds (and a great Wordle tip)
The following glossary is intended to be of assistance to TAA40104 (Certificate IV in Training & Assessment) & TAA50104 (Diploma in Training & Assessment) candidates: AAC: Australian Apprenticeships Centres (AAC) are contracted by the Australian Government. Staff help complete and lodge … [Read more...] about Training & Assessment Glossary (for TAA40104 & TAA50104)
I'm off to the Gold Coast (Surfers Paradise) this weekend for the National Speakers Association of Australia (NSAA) 2010 Convention. I look forward to catching up with many of you ... NSAA describes the Convention as follows: Once a year, the biggest event for professional speakers in Australasia … [Read more...] about NSAA Convention 2010 – Be There!
Many of us use Microsoft Visio for flow-charting and process mapping. MS Visio is widely used and has some very powerful and useful features. MS Visio however can be overwhelming for new users and is costly to use (a free alternative to MS Visio is OpenOffice Draw). For those who only flowchart … [Read more...] about An Online Alternative for Flowcharting
Cumulative Advantage is what often makes one product more popular than another even when the less popular product is better in all respects. A few years ago at Columbia University a very interesting study was performed; participants in the research were able to choose and listen to music however … [Read more...] about Forget Price and Quality – your Business needs LUCK
Matt Mullenweg of WordPress fame has announced the (beta) release of VaultPress. WordPress and the guys from Automattic are well-known for their very reliable and simple to use software and services (they are responsible for Gravatar, Akismet, PollDaddy and other awesome and usually free Web … [Read more...] about WordPress Reliability with VaultPress