What we're about

We're a group that focuses on design best practices for data visualizations, presentations, and infographics. DFW Data Visualization is a professional group that meets regularly to discuss data visualization, data communication, infographics, data analysis, charts and graphs, visual marketing, and more! We want to interact and learn from designers, marketers, and experts that are willing to share their work, discuss case studies, provide insights, and discover data visualization tools. Join us to learn how to communicate more effectively with data visualization and design.

Check out videos of prior events on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYV_TFt-V3iI1QpKodEvDBpHD53kxXBKD

Thank you to Capital Factory for sponsoring event space in 2020. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers.

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Why dashboards fail and what you can do to ensure they succeed

Our June online event is a talk from Tableau Zen Master and author Steve Wexler. Hosted by the New York DataViz Meetup Group, this virtual event is being shared with multiple DataViz Meetup groups across the country.

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You’ve invested time, money, effort and resources into creating kick-ass dashboards that will help people in your organization make better decisions, faster.

So… why are you not seeing that ROI you expected?

The biggest reason for failure is that the dashboard designers do not know what their audiences really need. In this presentation best-selling author and data visualization consultant Steve Wexler will show you how to make sure this doesn’t happen with your efforts by exploring:

• Two of the greatest charts of all time and why they succeeded.
• Two of the greatest charts of all time and why you should not make anything like them.
• A guaranteed way to engage your audience and improve performance.
• Why your stakeholders should be your collaborators.

SCHEDULE: (Central time)
5:00 - Group Announcements
5:15 - Why dashboards fail and what you can do to ensure they succeed - Steve Wexler
6:00 - Q&A

SPEAKER: Steve Wexler is the founder of Data Revelations, co-author of The Big Book of Dashboards: Visualizing Your Data Using Real-World Business Scenarios, and author of the upcoming book The Big Picture: How to Use Data Visualization to Make Better Decisions—Faster.

Steve has worked with ADP, Gallup, Johnson & Johnson, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, Convergys, Consumer Reports, The Economist, Axios, SurveyMonkey, ConEd, D&B, Marist, Cornell University, Stanford University, Tradeweb, Tiffany, McKinsey & Company, and many other organizations to help them understand and visualize their data. Steve is a five-time Tableau Zen Master, Iron Viz Champion, and on the advisory board to the Data Visualization Society.

His presentations and training classes combine an extraordinary level of product mastery with the real-world experience gained through developing thousands of visualizations for dozens of clients. Steve has taught thousands of people in both large and small organizations and is known for conducting his seminars with clarity, patience, and humor.

Many thanks to Datadoghq.com for sponsoring this event.

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