Financial Information Density — Less is More

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Financial Information Density — Less is MoreData Visualization, FinTech

by Luke Hinchliffe on September 2, 2014 with 0 comments

“Information density” is a frequently used buzzword you may have seen around the web lately. In short, it refers to the amount of information that is displayed within a user interface (UI). Many web designers take information “above the fold” — the content the user sees before having to scroll down — very seriously. However, since the …

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Information Overload – (Part 2)FinTech

by Hazel McHugh on August 16, 2012 with Comments Off comments

Last time, I talked about why financial services is really just as much about information – about communication – as it is about numbers and complex fund predictions.  And then I touched on why the growth in the volume of information, which continues to be boosted by web publishing, presents some key challenges for financial …

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Information Overload – (Part 1)Client Servicing

by Hazel McHugh on August 14, 2012 with Comments Off comments

There’s a common mis-conception that financial services is exclusively a numbers game; that it’s all about returns, interest rates and performance graphs. Infact, whether you service institutional investors and pension funds or Joe Bloggs on the high street and pensioners, financial advice and management has much more to do with information and communication than it …

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