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  • NICTA tool to help manage natural disasters

    National ICT Australia (NICTA) has created a tool that helps governments and insurance companies better manage locations prone to natural disasters and reduce their impact when they occur.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett23 June 15 12:04
  • Google launches WebGL Globe data visualisation tool

    Google has used its Chrome Experiments site to launch a new platform for geographic data visualisation. WebGL Globe, the source code of which is available from Google's code.google.com repository, can map data sets stored in the JSON format to a 3D depiction of Earth.

    Written by TechWorld staff10 May 11 11:07
  • ABS shifts to telling statistical stories

    The ABS has outlined a move to visual statistics in the hope of communicating with the Australian public more effectively.

    Written by Lisa Banks12 Aug. 10 16:20
  • Investa visualises sustainability

    For anybody in the commercial property game, being seen to be focused and active on environmental sustainability issues is a must. Privately owned real estate company, Investa Property Group, was one of the first companies to set clear performance targets in 2003 for the buildings it owned and managed around energy, water and waste. This year, with the goal of providing greater transparency on how it performs, the company released its annual sustainability report in an interactive ‘data visualisation’ format.

    Written by Kelly Mills02 Aug. 10 17:17