Thanks to Our FlowingData Sponsors

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A big thank you to our FlowingData sponsors who help keep the servers running. This blog would be running at a snail’s pace otherwise. Check out their sites to see the useful visualization tools they have to offer.

Tableau Software — Data exploration and visual analytics for understanding databases and spreadsheets that makes data analysis easy and fun.

NetCharts — Build business dashboards that turn data into actionable information with dynamic charts and graphs.

IDV Solutions — Create interactive, map-based, enterprise mashups in SharePoint.

InstantAtlas — Enables information analysts to create interactive maps to improve data visualization and enhance communication.

East-West Center — The non-profit is looking for an information designer to put together a series of graphics for their online and print publication.

Want to be a FlowingData sponsor? Email me, and I’ll get back to you with the details.

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