disruption

Visualising big data

Visualising BIG data

This report looks at the disruptive effect big data is having on the visualisation of information, by first investigating the objectives of visualising data, then examining the attributes, uses and risks of big data, and finally analysing the opportunities in this area of visual communication design.

Presentation - Design Disruptors in visual communication

Design disruptors – visual communication

Who or what are disruptors? The term “disruptors” is a buzz word that has been around since the mid 1990s, generally referring to innovations in technologies, products or services that radically disrupt the status quo. These disruptions can be embodied in new business models, technologies, people, organisations or cultural/social movements.