One of my main goals on DD4D conference was to find engineers who can make a software that will facilitate work with visualization of data.
So here is one team — BeGraphic (consulting agency ALDECIS, which is situated in Paris, France). The product and its ability in details is presented on their web-site.
BeGraphic successfully mixed a well known for everyone nowadays program, Excel with beauty and potential from Illustrator (graphs, maps, dash boards were done and macros written in Illustrator).
In the end of the process: the simplicity and habitualness of adding the data + the illustrations that make your eye happy.?????
And what is also important and useful that all that work could be copied into Power Point and other applications
For now they are trying the product on their first clients. Software engineers are planning to use this information in internal communication so that in future they could present it to the board of directors.
Their next step is to develop a large library of graphs, that could satisfy clients from different industries.
Till now software is free. Although the consultants charge for consultations that they provide to users who need help with the choice of indicators and how to present them more effective.
Demo version can be found on BeGraphic’s web-site and YouTube