Visualising UK Ministerial Lobbying & “Buddying” Over Eight Months

Barclays Ministerial Meetings

Back in January 2013, the Guardian published a piece about a scheme (entitled “buddying”) that granted access to the heart of government to various multinational companies. It seemed like lobbying on steroids, so I contacted one of the authors of …


How We Made the Ministerial Lobbying & “Buddying” Visualisation

A discussion of some of the techniques we used and the technical bits’n’pieces behind the visualisation of over 6,000 meetings between 100 UK government ministers and over 3,500 organisations.


Charting & Visualisation in a Refined Way

Mobile, Tablet and Desktop Market Share May 2013

Here at Refined Practice we’ve been busy working away on a little project involving the D3.js javascript library. D3.js provides a large set of tools to help visualise data online in the form of interactive visualisation, charts and diagrams. …


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