On-Demand Webinar

Add Firepower to Your Application with Interactive Visual Analytics

Starting with an overview of why the human brain responds more effectively to visual information and ending with recommendations for successful interface design, this web seminar will help you understand how the addition of visual analysis in your application can increase your customers’ satisfaction levels with your solution.

Your seminar leader, Dr. Jock Mackinlay, is a renowned expert on information visualization and HCI. Jocks has spent several years in research at Xerox PARC and has authored several papers, articles and books. He is currently Tableau’s director of visual analysis.

Jock will demonstrate the importance of visual analysis – including the iterative process of asking questions, creating pictures, discovering new hypothesis, and foraging for data.

In his talk, you’ll learn:

  • What years of research by psychologists, statisticians and others have taught us about information design and why that matters to you
  • How effective and flexible interface design can lead to higher level of human perception
  • What the ‘cycle of visual analysis’ is and how to effectively reason about data visually
  • How visual analysis can help your application by offering your customers faster insight, better analytics and better decisions

Watch today to learn how to quickly add analytical functionality your users will love.

About the speaker

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Jock Mackinlay

Vice President, Research & Design, Tableau Software

Jock Mackinlay is Tableau's Vice President of Visual Analysis. At Stanford University he pioneered the automatic design of graphical presentations of relational information. He joined Xerox PARC in 1986, where he collaborated with the User Interface Research Group to develop many novel applications of computer graphics for information access, coining the term "Information Visualization." Much of the fruits of this research can be seen in his book, "Readings in Information Visualization: Using Vision to Think." Jock has a Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University.

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