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(used with a singular verb) The practice or profession of using graphics such as charts or maps to convey quantitative information.

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If you've been noticing the mad rush to communicate through infographics, you're not alone.
Keltie Cochrane in Gateshead designs "infographics" or "data visualisations" for clients including the BBC, the Wall Street Journal and the Government, and company co-founder Jason Cochrane says there is constant demand for a visual style of presenting information.
"By using infographics to communicate performance data in a clear and meaningful way, we firstly want to show patients and stakeholders just how well the region's NHS is doing, but also be as pro-active and transparent as we can to provide clear information to aid patient choice and drive up the quality of care even further.
While an information graphic artist comes up with the graphics, an infographics director or editor oversees all work carried out in the department.
Meyer's main opinion and passion is that most people trained in words (journalists, publicists, planners, and other analysts) don't know how to create and use infographics thoughtfully in their publications.
The focus of this article is on best practice tips to help present data in a more effective way, with an emphasis on infographics and dashboards.
Los Angeles, CA, November 07, 2015 --( To help create heightened awareness among consumers, a series of infographics focused on long term care insurance is being made available by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance distributed information to news outlets explaining the benefits.
A recent infographic from NeoMam Studios, a U.K.-based company that specializes in creating infographics that merge data from various sources, reveals that as many as one in five adults may be chronic procrastinators.
Infographics seem to be the new cool thing in children's non-fiction publishing.
* High-quality infographics are 30 times more likely to be shared than text only ( dd/2013/10/16/10-ways-use-infographics).
Infographics are being created across content areas to share complex ideas in a quick visual format.