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UXPA LA Presents on 5/28 — Big Data, Enterprise Data Analysis & Visualization

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Post #: 54
There may still be spaces available! This is going to be a once in a lifetime event!

­UXPA of Los Angeles is proud to present:

The UX Professional:
Big Data, Enterprise Data Analysis
& Visualization­

Organizations are collecting massive amounts of data, often times inadvertently. This data can provide valuable insight into customer’s feedback, uncover unmet needs, problematic issues and surprising use patterns that can provide a strategic edge to stand apart in today’s increasingly commoditized market place. This data is valuable but seldom are the resources allocated to do the data analysis needed to effectively integrate the information into the organization’s strategic plan.

As design and thought influencers and skilled collaborators, UX Professionals have a unique opportunity to collaborate with business analysts and business intelligence team members to imbue the data collection, synthesis, and analysis process with an empathetic understanding of the symbiotic needs of both customer and business organization. Using our skills in communication, information and interaction design, we can design interfaces that present the data in a manner which is easily digestible and actionable for critical stakeholders and provide the much needed insight into what our data is trying to tell us.

Topics will include:
Sentiment Analysis
Predictive Analysis
Dashboard and Report Design
Collaborative Roles between UX, BA and BI
Data Collection, Analysis and Visualization Tools


Noah Iliinsky @noahi
Visualization Expert

Noah Iliinsky strongly believes in the power of intentionally crafted communication. He has spent the last several years thinking, writing, and speaking about best practices for designing visualizations, informed by his graduate work in user experience and interaction design. He is a frequent speaker in both industry and academic contexts.

Noah works as a Visualization Expert at IBM’s Center for Advanced Visualization. He is the co-author of Designing Data Visualizations and technical editor of, and a contributor to, Beautiful Visualization, published By O’Reilly Media. He has a master’s in Technical Communication from the University of Washington, and a bachelor’s in Physics from Reed College.

Noah's Blog, filled with all things UX!

Tyler Scott @BlueKai
Senior UX Designer at Blue Kai

Tyler Scott is a graduate from the Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering at University of Washington and is currently the Senior UX Designer at BlueKai, the most interconnected media-independent data management platform, data exchange, and analytics system in the industry.

When not sketching mockups and hacking code, he can be found lifting heavy objects with his wife.


7:00 PM - Registration/Networking/Refreshments and food
7:20 PM - Welcome and Intro of Event
7:30 PM - Sponsor, Community and Job Announcements
7:45 PM - Intro of Speakers
8:00 PM - Tyler Scott
8:30 PM - Noah Iliinsky
9:00 PM - Audience Q&A
9:30 PM - Drawing for Books, Mugs, 3-Hour HammerLabs Consultation ($600 Value)
9:35 PM - After party at Congregation Ale House
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