With Big Data powering the economy to a greater degree each day, the ability to present quantitative information in an elegant and engaging way continues to become more and more valuable. Many companies are hiring in-house data visualization specialists and every UX Designer can benefit from having a solid command of and appreciation for this much sought after skill.
This beginner-intermediate level talk covers the basics of Data Visualization. Topics will include an in-depth review of chart types, how to determine which types of data are best displayed in which ways, classic Data Visualization fails, and techniques for keeping things simple while communicating a whole lot of complexity.
Find out if there really is a way to have your ‘pie’ chart and eat it too and walk away with a new confidence in your own ability to tame the beast of Big Data.