Continuum of Understanding User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition

What is Continuum of Understanding?

Information visualization is most commonly employed in the process of understanding data but how does that work in practice? At what stage in that process is information visualization valuable and what does the process as a whole look like? It's important for you to know the process of understanding data to be able to best employ information visualization techniques in your work. The process is best known as the continuum of understanding.