Data Visualization

Data visualization is a key focus area for Innovate Kansas. The goal of our data visualization projects is to help you utilize data in new ways and be able to communicate data visually to your target audiences. We have also shared our research and exploration through data mapping.

April 4, 2013

Visualization of Our Reshoring Project

The graphic above provides an overview of the Advanced Manufacturing Reshoring Strategy Development Project. For more information, visit: twsproject17.org. Project Map The graphic shows the various components of the project, how they relate and provides input to the formation of the Manufacturing Reshoring Strategy. The process of strategy formulation will start with analysis of what […]

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February 22, 2013

Policy Map with Household Income

Click here to interact with map. Data mapped by PolicyMap, an online GIS mapping tool.

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December 15, 2012

Median Family Income Policy Map

Policy mapping is a great tool to help you visualize data unique to your region. The map below outlines median family income in the north central and southwest regions of Kansas. Interested in learning more? Head over to: www.policymap.com/maps. Click here to interact with map. Data mapped by PolicyMap, an online GIS mapping tool.

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June 15, 2012

Regional Groups and County Memberships

Here’s the question… Are the regional organizations, i.e. EDA regions, Tourism, EMS and the like, pulling our counties together into cohesive groups, weaving the counties into interrelated groups or pulling the local leaders apart as they respond to the needs of different regions with different characteristics? Data Visualization Tool Below is a graph of the […]

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February 10, 2012

Neat Visualization of the US Interstate System

Take a look at this subway style map of the US Interstate Highway system.

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September 16, 2011

Clean Energy Pre-Assessment Project

Here is a map showing the location of companies visited as a part of our Renewable Energy/Clean Technology Supply Chain Pre-Assessment Project. For an interactive version please visit: batchgeo.com.

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May 5, 2011

Chrome Experiments – WebGL Globe

Google shared a new experiment in geographical data visualization. The WebGL structure seems to be a powerful tool that gives those with the ability more control and speed then they would have with Google Earth. The WebGL Globe is an open platform for geographic data visualization. We encourage you to copy the code, add your own data, […]

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April 25, 2011

What is a Clusterburst?

One of the goals of the TDI University Center is developing visualizations that help people understand the business and economic climate in a region. One particularly frustrating issue is how to compare multivariate data across multiple areas against a standard. Numerically we use location quotient to show how a value for one area compares to […]

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March 30, 2011

Global Cities of the Future: Interactive Map

Sometimes we are asked why it is so important to consider international markets. There is a tendency toward good ol’ day’s thinking says we would be fine if people  just bought American. Take a look a recent report from McKinsey Consultants, it show quite clearly the centers of growth in the upcoming decades. Global Cities […]

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March 17, 2011

Creating a More Efficient and Effective Government

The Whitehouse is on the move again releasing new initiatives in open government, seeing that there are some tech-savvy folks involved in the creation we can hope that the standards behind the system will allow links to be created and frameworks to be leveraged. The Department of Homeland Security created “Virtual USA” The Department of Energy, […]

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