100 Years of Data Visualization – It’s Time to Stop Making the Same Mistakes

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Andy Cotgreave, Tableau

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In 1914, New Yorker Willard Brinton wrote Graphic Methods for Presenting Facts, the first book on telling stories through data and communicating information visually. Today, the volume of data in the world is exponentially increasing, the tools to transform analysis into stories are evolving—and 100 years later, Brinton’s lessons still hold true. In this 60-minute webinar, explore: - Visualization basics that withstand the test of time - The right charts for telling the right stories - Brinton’s checklist for communicating data Join Andy Cotgreave, Senior Technical Evangelist Manager at Tableau Software, for a 100 year flashback into the best practices that still shape effective storytelling through visual analytics.
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