Powerful Data Visualisation from Autodesk’s Organic Org Chart

Data, data, data. It’s the fuel behind a new world of discoveries and possibilities.

Take this video from AutoDesk that vividly illustrates how the company’s organisational chart has evolved over 4 years from May 2007-June 2011.

It’s not, perhaps, the most user-friendly way to present the data, but in the hands of an experienced observer this video holds a wealth of insights into how the company deals with change and how it could become more efficient in future.

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Clever data visualisations like this are still in their infancy but today’s technology means that if you can dream it, you can create it. Thanks to our ability to collect and manipulate vast data stores, the possibilities are now endless.

Thanks to Chris Schaumann for alerting me to this.