Infographics to visualize complex information

This solution addresses complex information that is difficult to comprehend in internationally for local communities

Problem Description

Communicating complex information about cities is a big challenge with high stakes. City planners/managers often need the public to understand the impact of a situation clearly and quickly, during public meetings for instance. City planners/managers also need to communicate easily with other professionals, inside and outside their organization, to solve joint problems and share information from one discipline (e.g, public health) with people from another discipline (e.g., transportation). Infographics are "a visual presentation of information in the form of a chart, graph, or other image accompanied by minimal text, intended to give an easily understood overview, often of a complex subject:." Quote from: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/infographic

Building Blocks

Solution Stage

One of the 7 stages of an innovation. Learn more
STAGE SPECIALIST SKILLS REQUIRED EXAMPLE ACTIVITIES RISK LEVEL AND HANDLING FINANCE REQUIRED KINDS OF EVIDENCE GENERATED GOAL
Developing and implementing5
Strong leadership, management, implementation skills
  • Policy design
  • Programme design
  • Business modelling
  • Organisational design
  • Prepare for some adaptation to implementation
MEDIUM
  • Programme funds, equity, loans, grants
HIGH
A robust and detailed case developed through formal evaluation and evidence gathering – use of a control group to isolate impact
An implemented and sustainable innovation
Activity