Visual analysis offers us new ways to see the patterns in our data. Functional Aesthetics for Data Visualization authored by Tableau Head of Research Vidya Setlur and Chief Visualization Officer Bridget Cogley explores the interplay between cutting edge visualization research and groundbreaking practice. This session draws from the book and challenges our assumptions on visual analysis and what it can be.
During this webinar, attendees will learn:
A new paradigm for how to think about data visualization
How to critique your existing work and quickly overhaul using new research and proven practice methods
Techniques for rapidly creating visualizations that deliver insight for a variety of audiences, including the broad public
Proven tactics for how to meet your audience where they are, no tables required
Walk-through of revisions of real-life existing non-profit, higher education, and government dashboards to reinforce lessons learned.
American Sign Language interpreter turned analyst, Bridget Cogley brings an interdisciplinary approach to data analytics. As Chief Visualization Officer at Versalytix, her role uplifts data visualization within the org and helps shape the vision. She is a Tableau Hall of Fame Visionary. Her work incorporates human-centric dashboard design, an anthropological take on design, ethics, and language. She extensively covers speech analytics and open text.