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Information Visualization

This guide describes various information visualization tools that can be used to create engaging and interactive charts, maps, diagrams, and more.

Getting Started with Visualization

Check out this interactive table for help in defining and differentiating various types of visualizations to best meet your needs. 

You will see that the table breaks visualization into six types:

data visualization

information visualization

concept visualization

strategy visualization

metaphor visualization

compound visualization

This tool is also useful in helping you determine which type of visualization is best for your needs. It asks you to consider whether the information you wish to visualize is:


complex or