Data visualizations and infographics are powerful communication tools to make information easier to understand and more memorable to an audience. Designing to communicate with data can be applied to PowerPoint presentations, websites, reports, blog posts and infographics.
Randy will share common pitfalls and design tips you can use whether you are working with a designer or going to design your own. Top software and websites used by designers will also be shared, including many free tools that anyone can use. You will get many actionable tips and links you can use right away in your own communication.
Randy Krum is an infographics and data visualization designer, the Founder and President of InfoNewt (a data visualization and infographics design company) and Organizer of the DFW Data Visualization & Infographics Meetup group. He is the author of the book, “Cool Infographics,” and the popular website, coolinfographics.com (http://www.coolinfographics.com/). Started in 2007, the site has grown into one of the most influential infographic sites online, handling up to 45,000 unique visitors a day.
Randy designs infographics for clients used for both online marketing and internal communications. Randy speaks at conferences, universities, corporate events, and government agencies about infographic design, data visualization methods, visual content marketing, and the effective use of visual information.
6:00 PM -- Doors Open (pizza and drinks)
7:00 PM -- Talk Begins
8:30 PM -- Networking