Online data visualisation
Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (BST)
London, United Kingdom
Learn how to present data in a clear and attractive way
Presenting data in a clear and attractive way is becoming increasingly important for most organisations – whether you're communicating with clients, or producing reports and presentations internally.
In this hands-on masterclass, digital media consultant Alan Rutter will introduce the online tools you can use to turn raw data into compelling data visualisations that you can use on websites, presentations and reports.
This one-day course provides an overview of the tools you can use to turn numbers into data visualisations that users can interact with. It is a mix of tuition and hands-on use of the tools on Mac computers, using sample data sets. The topics covered include:
- Data visualisation formats: what to use when
- Google Fusion Tables
- Google Maps
- An introduction to scraping data from online sources
This course is for you if...
- You're comfortable working with data, and want to know how to turn it into visualisations that you can use on your website or in reports and presentations
- You present data to customers or clients, or as part of the internal communications at your organisation
Alan Rutter is a journalist and digital media consultant. For the past eighteen months he has worked with Condé Nast to oversee the UK iPad edition launches of WIRED, GQ, Vanity Fair and Vogue. He has previously worked as an editor and journalist at Time Out, as Online Editor and Deputy Editor of the magazine, and as an editor and writer for the Telegraph, Men's Health, Jack and Maxim.
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