Who we are
Hi. My name is Jorge Camões, and Wisevis is my data visualization consulting and training business. I live in Portugal, near Lisbon. My website address is https://wisevis.com.
What motivates me
There is data flowing into your computer every single minute. How can you make sense of it so that it plays a relevant role in your decision-making processes?
Well, you could use charts. (Probably there are other good answers) A visual representation of data uses the human vision’s power to connect the dots and spot trends, patterns, and outliers in the data. And how do you do it? You can start by using a tool you are familiar with: a spreadsheet.
Armed with a spreadsheet, a basic knowledge of human perception, and some design tips, you can understand the reality behind the data. This is what the marketers call my “unique selling proposition”:
- helping people to use their tools efficiently,
- avoiding common pitfalls,
- turn data into insights for their businesses.
I’ve been writing about data visualization since 2007. I write because I believe that:
- knowing how to make sense of data is an essential skill for the future;
- we need help to manage this growing volume of information we are exposed to;
- the average information management skills are too low;
- some of the available skills are wrong and do more harm than good;
- some skills are easy to learn and could have a dramatic impact on productivity in the workplace;
And I write because I love information visualization, and I would gladly spend the rest of my days researching, testing, and writing about it.
Rules of the house
If comments are available: try to be friendly and add to the discussion. Don’t spam. If you want to promote your blog/site/product make sure you are doing it right. I don’t think I have the right to edit your comment, but I have the right to remove it. New readers will have their first comment held for moderation.
My monetization strategy here is simple:
- No ads;
- Sell content (ebooks, video tutorials, services);
- Some clearly labeled affiliate programs that fit in my philosophy and that I can honestly recommend. I use the Amazon affiliate program for books I like or people I trust recommend.
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