MARVEL blog: The value of Data Visualizations
In their latest blog post, MARVEL project partners explain, why in many cases visual layer of abstraction is needed to assist in data comprehension and decision-making processes: "Humans are visual creatures and absorb information easier with the help of visual representations in order to better learn and understand concepts as well as to interpret data. Nowadays, the amount of data collected in every domain is growing rapidly". An effective visualization could prove to be key in understanding and getting the most out of the data available and by extend to the facilitation of the decision-making process, blog explains. The text demonstrates, how the MARVEL Decision Making Toolkit uses visualization to help its users to comprehend vast amounts of data in a glace, helping professionals working with smart cities to develop modern urban areas.
MARVEL is a project, which aims to support data-driven real-time application workflows and decision making in modern cities, showcasing the potential to address societal challenges very effectively. The project frequently publishes blog posts, giving insight to their findings, methods and perspectives to data-driven digital technologies.