Picture This: Using Data Visualization to Transform Data into Meaningful Info

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Jeffrey A. Shaffer will be facilitating this entertaining session focusing on transforming data into meaningful information. From fundamentals through advanced interactive visualizations, we will examine best practices and not-so-best practices for creating charts, graphs, reports, presentations, dashboards and scorecards using real-world examples. We will examine the power of "interactive visualizations", some tools used to build them and what you will need to know to get started.

Jeffrey A. Shaffer is the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Information Technology and Analytics at Unifund. He is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati teaching Data Visualization where he was the 2016 Outstanding Adjunct Professor of the Year.

Jeffrey is an author of the Big Book of Dashboards and is a regular speaker on the topic of data visualization and Tableau training at conferences, symposiums, workshops, universities, and corporate training programs. He is one of thirty Tableau Zen Master in the world, was the winner of the 2014 Tableau Quantified Self Visualization Contest which led him to compete in the 2014 Tableau Iron Viz Contest. His data visualization blog DataPlusScience.com and the Big Book of Dashboards were on the shortlist for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards and his Beautiful Trash visualization of Cincinnati garbage truck routes was on the longlist and featured as one of the 75 best Infographics of 2017 by Column Five Media.

We'll be meeting at Crossroads Oakley. Plenty of onsite parking. Perhaps a few of us will pop over to Mad Tree afterwards to continue the discussion.