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Fresh Thinking on Communicating with Data

Andy Kirk is a UK-based freelance data visualisation specialist: a design consultant, training provider, author, editor of visualisingdata.com, speaker and researcher.

During this webinar Andy will share his advice about effectively and efficiently communicating with data to get your message across. He will breakdown the components of good and ineffective visualisation design explaining how fresh thinking can make the biggest difference to your data visualisation capabilities. Whilst talent in design, technology and skills with data are vital attributes, Andy will breakdown some of the critical thinking components that optimise the clarity and suitability of your visualisation design choices.

During this session you'll learn about the importance of:

  • Framing your thinking contextually
  • Harnessing curiosity
  • Unlocking your imagination
  • Navigating efficiently through design choices
  • Creating a workflow for your sequenced thinking

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Andy Kirk

Data Visualisation Specialist and Founder of visualisingdata.com

Andy Kirk is a UK-based freelance data visualisation specialist, and editor of visualisingdata.com. After graduating from Lancaster University in 1999 with a B.Sc (hons) in Operational Research, he held a number of business analysis and information management positions at some of the largest organisations in the UK, including West Yorkshire Police and the University of Leeds.

In December 2009 Andy completed a Masters by Research M.A (Distinction) programme (University of Leeds), studying the subject of data visualisation and soon after launchedvisualisingdata.com. This has grown to become a popular source of information about the increasingly popular data visualisation field, providing readers with information about contemporary techniques, resources, latest developments and key insights.

Andy became a freelance professional in 2011 focusing on data visualisation consultancy and training workshops. He has delivered over 100 public and private training events across UK, Europe, North America, India, South Africa and Australia. Some of his clients include Heineken, Disney, Intel, WHO, OECD and McKinsey. His teaching activities extend to being a visiting lecturer at the highly-respected Maryland Institute College of Art (US) teaching a module on the Information Visualisation Masters programme.

In December 2012, Andy released his first book entitled “Data Visualization: a successful design process”, a practical guide for anyone facing the challenges of designing data visualisations in the most effective and efficient way. He is now working on a second book, due to be published by Sage in 2015.

Between January 2014 and March 2015 Andy is working as co-investigator on a research project called ‘Seeing Data’ funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council and hosted by the University of Leeds exploring visualisation literacy amongst the general public.


Andy Cotgreave

Diretor de divulgação técnica, Tableau

Andy Cotgreave é especialista em análise visual e trabalha na Tableau desde 2011, tendo ocupado várias funções, desde consultor de produtos a gerente de conteúdo social. Ele agora atua como diretor de divulgação técnica da Tableau. Antes de trabalhar na Tableau, Andy era analista de dados na Universidade de Oxford.

Como divulgador técnico, ele ajuda as pessoas a ver e entender seus dados com os produtos inovadores da Tableau. Ele fala sobre sua paixão por análises visuais e tecnologias nos artigos que escreve, (para a Computerworld, o tableau.com e seu blog), nas palestras que apresenta em conferências do setor, como a SXSW, e nos eventos da Tableau. Ele também está no Twitter @acotgreave.

Em sua função na Tableau, Andy tem a oportunidade de trabalhar com a imprensa, analistas e clientes de todos os setores para ajudá-los a entender as tendências de análise visual e a desenvolver suas próprias habilidades de descoberta de dados.

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