Visualization Best Practice and Design Standards: Creating a Common Visual Vocabulary "Wayne Eckerson" [+]
The purpose of data visualization is not to hide the truth, but expose it, so business users quickly see what’s important and take action. Visual design standards create a common visual vocabulary throughout an organization, speeding business cognition and accelerating application development. The best visual standards embrace visualization best practices and ensure all applications conform to the same look, feel, and functional expressiveness.
You will learn how to:
Apply best practices in visual display of quantitative information.
Create visual design standards that accelerate development and maximize user adoption.
Create a visual vocabulary for your organization.
Develop visual standards that enable deeper, more rapid analytical insight and decisions.
Leverage industry standards for visual design.
Overcome limitations of your analytical tools in supporting a visual standard.
Geared to: Business and technical managers who want to standardize the delivery and display of dashboards and visualizations throughout their department or organization, ensuring higher levels of uptake, adoption, and impact, as well as BI developers and business analysts who create dashboards and want to know best practices in the visual design of quantitative information.
About Wayne Eckerson
Wayne Eckerson is an internationally recognized thought leader in the business intelligence and analytics field. He is a sought-after consultant and noted speaker who thinks critically, writes clearly and presents persuasively about complex topics.
Eckerson has shared his insights and advice with a wide range of companies. Recent clients include Avalon Bay Communities, TE Connectivity, MetLife, Zipcar, Guardian Insurance, Nordeus, Grange Insurance, and KARL STORZ. He has also conducted many groundbreaking research studies, chaired numerous conferences, and written two widely read books: “The Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders.”(2012) and “Performance Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business” (2005/2010).
Eckerson is principal consultant of Eckerson Group, LLC, a business-technology consulting firm that helps business leaders use data and technology to drive better insights and actions. His team of researchers and experienced consultants provide cutting-edge information and advice on business intelligence, analytics, performance management, data governance, data warehousing, and big data. They work closely with organizations that want to assess their current capabilities and develop a strategy for turning data into insights and action.
For many years, Wayne served as director of education and research at The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) where he oversaw the company’s research and training programs and chaired its BI Executive Summit. He has also served as an industry analyst at the Patricia Seybold Group and TechTarget. He has a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a master’s degree from Wesleyan University.
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