Business intelligence software has techniques to analyze and handle multivariable data. Technical management consultant George Moon offers an approach that uses parameter/variable driven symbolical displays, colors and cues for interpretation, providing the ability to quickly convey multivariable and spatial temporal data. He includes some fonts and tools to test it yourself. Ed note:
Because some of the fonts and symbols cannot be viewed in all browsers, this article is available
only in PDF form. The article was updated after it was originally posted because of technical issues with fonts.