Data Visualization Autodesk's OrgOrgChart visualization

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Travis Korte


Autodesk’s Evolving Organizational Structure

Autodesk‘s OrgOrgChart (short for Organic Organization Chart) visualization tracks the changes in the company’s structure over time. Over 1,498 days between May 2007 and June 2011, the visualization shows when employees join, leave, or change managers. Acquired companies show up as explosive additions to the chart before they are gradually integrated into Autodesk’s structure. The visualization also captures the company’s 2009 restructuring, when the company changed the governance structure of many of its departments.

Take a look.

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Travis Korte is a research analyst at the Center for Data Innovation specializing in data science applications and open data. He has a background in journalism, computer science and statistics. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, he launched the Science vertical of The Huffington Post and served as its Associate Editor, covering a wide range of science and technology topics. He has worked on data science projects with HuffPost and other organizations. Before this, he graduated with highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley, having studied critical theory and completed coursework in computer science and economics. His research interests are in computational social science and using data to engage with complex social systems. You can follow him on Twitter @traviskorte.

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