As part of my own work in reputation management and influencer analysis, this is often done by comparing how clusters of individuals (people, sites, brands) connect to one another. When examining how online elements affect each other, it is often very important to visualize how data is connected.
“Seeing data” is one of the most difficult things for non-savvy people to do. In order to imagine and visualize a connection, you need to inherently know it is there.
In my mind, this is one of the truest traits of being an expert: the ability to comprehend connective points that no one else can see. Read more