Ben Jones will introduce the free Windows application Tableau Public, and show how it can be used to explore open data and share insights on the web.
Ben Jones is a data visualization enthusiast and product manager of the free Tableau Public product at Tableau Software in Seattle. Ben regularly speaks on the subject of data visualization, and he provides original content, reviews and tutorials at his blog, dataremixed.com
If you want to follow along, you can download Tableau Public for free, and the data sets to be used in the session will be provided shortly.
1. Intro: a quick look at open data sites from around the world
2. Presentation: Overview of Tableau Public
3. Demo: Exploration of NYC open data with Tableau
4. Group Workshop: Get hands-on experience with Tableau experts in the room to help & answer questions.
Open Data Site Finder: http://dataremixed.com/2013/08/worldwide-open-data-sites/
Download Tableau Public: http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/download
Data Remixed: http://dataremixed.com/