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Data Visualization Advice, Examples and Free Resources "Excellence in statistical graphics consists of complex ideas communicated with clarity, precision and efficiency," writes information visualization guru and author Edward R. Tufte. Expert Stephen Few preaches simplicity, decrying distorted 3D pie charts and graphics that are too hard to read. This image gallery offers best-practice examples, advice, free resources and insight from experts on the best of data and information visualization. Visitors to NYTimes.com will find a treasure trove of superlative infographics, many of which tell a story through interaction with the data. Gapminder compares and contrasts the health and wealth of nations over time with time-series analyses. Zillow mashes up real estate data with maps to deliver insights into personal wealth and potential opportunities. IBM's Many Eyes Alphaworks project brings visibility to important social issues and to whatever data sets you care to upload. We also point you to industry experts and downloadable and Web-accessible resources that will help you hone your data visualization skills.
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security EnterpriseTo learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.