Data Visualization for Discovery and Analysis: Simple Graphing Techniques for Analyzing Quantitative
Venue: Residenza di Ripetta
|Event Date/Time: Apr 29, 2010||End Date/Time: Apr 29, 2010|
You will learn to:
â€¢ Recognize those visual characteristics of the data that are meaningful
â€¢ Perform those visual analysis techniques that are most appropriate for each type of data (time series, distributions, correlations, etc.)
â€¢ How to navigate efficiently through the data
â€¢ How to avoid the pitfalls to data analysis that exist in many of the software products
â€¢ How to apply the findings of information visualization research to the analysis of Business data
The delegates will also receive a copy of the book â€œNow you see it: Simple Graphing Techniques for Quantitative Analysisâ€ by Stephen Few.
He has more than 20 years of experience as an innovator, consultant, and educator in Information Technology (IT). Most of this time he has specialized in the fields of Data Warehousing (a.k.a. Business Intelligence and Decision Support) and Information Design. Today, as principal of the consultancy Perceptual Edge, Mr. Few focuses on the design and use of Business information for effective analysis and communication. Today, from his office at Perceptual Edge in Berkeley, California, Mr. Few provides consulting and training services, writes frequent articles for magazines such as DM Review, Intelligent Enterprise and Business Intelligence Journal, speaks at conferences such as those organized by The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) and DCI, teaches in the MBA program at the Haas School of Business at the University of California in Berkeley. Mr. Few, a leader in the field of data visualization, author of the books â€œShow Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlightenâ€ and â€œInformation Dashboard Design".