I mentioned in my earlier posts that I will attempt to explore a little with infographics and share some of my findings. After ploughing through several websites about creating your own infographics, I have come to the conclusion that it is best to leave it to the professionals.:-(
However, I did come across a couple of useful and interesting stuff (applications, tools, etc.) relating to infographics and will share them with you. So here we go.
First and foremost, lets start with data. The very fundamental thing that any infographic needs to have is data and by that I mean reliable data. Within your own areas of expertise, I am sure you would be able to generate or locate the data that you want. And under the open government initiative, more and more government bodies are easing up and allowing transparent public access to the raw data sets to encourage research and application development. Look at the list below and see how much government data are already in the public domain: