Data Visualization And Social Media Connect Social Enterprising Businesses
iuMap is a new online hub for international social enterprising organizations.
We spend a great deal of time trying to leverage social media to distribute messages and execute social engagement–often on behalf of commercial interests. Meanwhile, we look to data visualization to illustrate the effectiveness of that engagement and articulate a narrative. However, the recent release of the iuMap suggests that capitalizing on the social media zeitgeist may provide the socially-conscious organization with new organizational models and networking opportunities.
iuMap is an online directory that interfaces with Google Maps. Culling together organizations as diverse as health, education, fair trade crafts, and water, the map’s goal is to centralize and codify the functions of these organization in one, concrete hub: