Mapping Your Data

On A Map Quest: Mapping Your Data

There’s a sub-class of nerds out there called “Map Nerds”. I’m a proud member; I love maps. A standard class in many public administration or urban planning classes involves learning the mapping software “Geographic Information Software” (shortened to G.I.S.) and it is a fun day when I can break out my map skills to map out some kind of data for the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera. Why should you map your data? In one word: story-telling. Showing your data on a map is one way to (quickly) tell the story of your … Read more