D3, aptly named Data-Driven Documents, is a data driven graphical framework. Unlike many graphical libraries, D3 takes a data first approach: this makes it one of the hottest web visualization tools for data scientists at the moment. This talk will review the key characteristics and components of D3 and detail how a little D3 knowledge can go a long way in impressing your colleagues and clients. This introductory talk will cover the power and flexibility of D3 with numerous examples.
About the speaker:
Sheamus McGovern is a leading technologist with many years experience building complex software platforms particularly in quantitative finance and business intelligence. Visualization was a critical requirement in many of these platforms. Currently he is CTO of Capital Market Exchange, a Boston based financial technology startup that uses innovative predictive models to price bonds and other financial securities. He holds a CQF in quantitative finance and degrees from Northeastern, Boston University, and Harvard.