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How the BBC Visual and Data Journalism team works with graphics in R

“R’s “ggplot2 gives you far more control and creativity than a chart tool and allows you to go beyond a limited number of graphics. Working with scripts saves a huge amount of time and effort, in particular when working with data that needs updating regularly, with reproducibility a key requirement of our workflow.”

Over the past year, we‘ve fundamentally changed how we produce graphics.

Source: How the BBC Visual and Data Journalism team works with graphics in R

Cheers SH!

 

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Data-Informed Design: Minimize the Website Redesign Debate | UX Booth

Starting off with using data to inform your design decisions can help you get you off on the right foot.

The process of redesigning a website (and keeping stakeholders happy) is complicated at best, grueling at worst. This week, UX Booth columnist Jennifer Leigh Brown explores how to navigate website redesigns by arming designers with data.

Source: Data-Informed Design: Minimize the Website Redesign Debate | UX Booth

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What kind of shopper are you?

New Canadian research has revealed key information about holiday shoppers’ behaviour. They are browsing and purchasing over longer stretches of time, and it’s more important than ever for you to be there for them earlier in the season.

Google analyzes and describe four types of Canadian holiday shoppers and explains how marketers can best help them navigate the holiday season.

A really nice, insightful and easy to read report. Great responsive design layout too.

Source: Think with Google