This article first appeared in BTS Issue 2.
By Zhou Zhi, Sophomore
Engineering Systems and Design
We were tasked to develop a large screen display for the Bank of Beijing (BOB) at their newly established Nanjing headquarters. This is probably one of the toughest yet more rewarding challenges that I have faced. We can all plot graphs and charts, but data visualisation isn’t as simple as that. It involved a whole new field of study into visual cognition, graphic design, data processing, and lots of coding. This field is also where cross-discipline learning comes in handy.
To be frank, it is a bombardment of knowledge. Within the span of three months or so, we
Data visualisation is a tool that helps us see and understand the patterns and trends within big data. For BOB, we helped them in visualising their revenue and assets. For us, it is a visualisation of our ability and potential. A big thank you to SUTD for giving us such an experience. And that too, for BOB that we Vis-ed.
Read more about the summer adventure of the team from “Visual Design of the Comprehensive Intelligent Large Screen” at the Asian Leadership Programme here.