Infographic Definition

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Dragon1 Definition for Infographic:

What is an Infographic ?

The Dragon1 open EA Method defines an infographic as a graphic visual representation of information, data or knowledge intended to present and to communicate information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends.

Infographics are a great means to startup awareness on a topic or discussions in organizations. Therefore infographics are a great tool for architects.

Types of Infographics

Commonly 9 types of infographics are defined:

  • Statistical infographics
  • Informational infographics
  • Timeline infographics
  • Process infographics
  • Geographic infographics
  • Comparison infographics
  • Hierarchical infographics
  • List infographics
  • Resume infographics

Examples of Infographics

Note. Check the copyrights of these infographic before using them. We only place them regarding fair use policy and leave the copyright intact.

Steps to create an Infographic

To create an infographic, take the following steps:

  • Pick a concept, topic or subject for your infographic.
  • Outline the goals of your infographic.
  • Collect data for your infographic. Tip: search for reports online.
  • Decide on what messages: facts and figures to send and to whom.
  • Visualize the data for your infographic.
  • Layout your infographic using an infographic template
  • Add style to your infographic design.

Creating an infographic is essential to the work of an architect. Concepts like IoT, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence are for many people very hard to understand. So creating an infographic and these concepts aligned with the companies' strategy will help you as an architect to increase support for innovations and new technologies.

The Dragon1 SaaS platform provides a template and tutorial to create an infographic quickly for you are architect.

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