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LinkedIn Learning

Data Visualization for Data Analysis and Analytics

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Start thinking more clearly and strategically about data visualization. Learn how to leverage best practices in visualization and design to communicate data to any audience.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Moving from analysis to visualization
1. Why
  • Meeting today's critical communications challenges
  • Focus using the KWYs
  • Understanding visual perception
2. Visual Communication in 12 Easy Lessons
  • Using the right data
  • The power of story
  • Headlines bring focus
  • Picking the right chart
  • Exploring chart options
  • Simple tips and tools for using color in data visualization
  • Tips for axes, labeling, and legends
  • Setting scales in data visualization
  • Some thoughts about tools
  • Sketching and wireframing your data visualizations
  • What about leave behinds?
3. In Practice
  • Rethinking text-based slides
  • Rethinking some charts
  • The power of simplification: Convincing your bosses
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Bill Shander

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