Data Visualization Tools

Data Visualization and Presentation tools                          

  1. TimelineJS:  http://timeline.knightlab.com/ (It enables anyone to build visually rich, interactive timelines)
  2. Time Graphics Editor: https://time.graphics/editor (Time.Graphics is a timeline and free of charge online service for creating infographics)
  3. Visme:  https://www.visme.co/make-infographics/ (The only tool you need to create and share professional interactive infographics.)
  4. Canva:  https://www.canva.com/create/infographics/ (Canva’s infographic maker includes hundreds of free design elements, allowing you to experiment with data visualization like a pro.)
  5. Animaker: https://www.animaker.com/ (Create studio-like animated videos)
  6. Databasic.io:     https://databasic.io/ (DataBasic is a suite of easy-to-use web tools for beginners that introduce concepts of working with data. These simple tools make it easy to work with data in fun ways, so you can learn how to find great stories to tell.)
  7. Data Wrapper: https://www.datawrapper.de/ (Datawrapper makes it easy to create beautiful charts.)
  8. Visual Investigative Scenarios: https://vis.occrp.org/ (Visualization Tools for Investigators)

Network Mapping Tools             

  1. Social Network Visualizer: https://socnetv.org/ ( Social Network Visualizer (SocNetV) is a cross-platform, user-friendly free software application for social network analysis and visualization.)
  2. Net Draw: https://sites.google.com/site/netdrawsoftware/download (Link Analysis visualization tool.)
  3. UCINET: https://sites.google.com/site/ucinetsoftware/home (UCINET 6 for Windows is a software package for the analysis of social network data. It was developed by Lin Freeman, Martin Everett and Steve Borgatti. It comes with the NetDraw network visualization tool.)
  4. Krackplot: https://www.heinz.cmu.edu/faculty-research/profiles/krackhardt-davidm/krackplot (KrackPlot is a program for network visualization designed for social network analysts. This page provides a brief tutorial for KrackPlot and contact addresses.)
  5. Keyplayer: http://www.analytictech.com/keyplayer/kpsetup.exe (Useful for finding sets of key players)
  6. Anthropac: http://www.analytictech.com/anthropac/anthropac.htm (ANTHROPAC is a menu-driven DOS program for collecting and analyzing data on cultural domains. The program helps collect and analyze structured qualitative and quantitative data including freelists, pilesorts, triads, paired comparisons, and ratings. ANTHROPAC’s analytical tools include techniques that are unique to Anthropology, such as consensus analysis, as well as standard multivariate tools such as multiple regression, factor analysis, cluster analysis, multidimensional scaling and correspondence analysis. In addition, the program provides a wide variety of data manipulation and transformation tools, plus a full-featured matrix algebra language.)
  7. E-net Software: https://sites.google.com/site/enetsoftware1/ (Used for ego-network data manipulation. For further training on ego-networks, please see Introduction to Ego Network Analysis (http://www.analytictech.com/e-net/pdwhandout.pdf)).
  8. Oligrapher: https://littlesis.org/oligrapher (Oligrapher is a tool for visualizing networks of influence)
  9. Influence Mapping Group: http://www.influencemapping.org/work/ (The influence mapping toolbox brings together resources to help you find out how to approach, design and implement a data-driven influence mapping project. It includes free investigative technology tools such as Who’s Got Dirt?, a data standard for cross-platform queries, and Oligrapher 2, a network narrative tool.)
  10. NODEXL: https://archive.codeplex.com/?p=nodexl (Excel plugin for social network analysis)
  11. Stakeholder influence mapping: http://www.policy-powertools.org/Tools/Understanding/SIM.html (Stakeholder influence mapping is a tool to examine and visually display the relative influence that different individuals and groups have over decision-making.)
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