Data visualisation big datas best friend

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This was a session I did for a reatil event hosted by Javelin consulting (http://www.javelingroup.com/)

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Data visualisation big datas best friend

  1. 1. DataVisualisation: Big Data’s Best Friend Andy Cotgreave (@acotgreave) Social Content Manager Tableau
  2. 2. DataVisualisation: Big Data’s Best Friend Andy Cotgreave (@acotgreave) Visual AnalyticsTrainer, Tableau
  3. 3. Our agenda
  4. 4. 1. Data visualisation isn’t new
  5. 5. Data visualisation is not new.
  6. 6. 2.What is the value of data visualisation?
  7. 7. Consider these numbers… Property Value Mean of x 9 Variance of x 11 Mean of y 7.5 (to 2 dp) Variance of y 4.122 (to 3 dp) Correlation 0.816 (3dp) Linear regression y=3+.5x (3dp)
  8. 8. Consider these numbers… Blue Orange Green Red
  9. 9. 3. Don’t fool your eyes!
  10. 10. The human visual system Eye Brain From the Texas School for the Blind andVisually Impaired
  11. 11. Change blindness
  12. 12. The answer…
  13. 13. Grey screen: explain importance of Change Blindness
  14. 14. http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/colours-in-cultures/ What colour do Asians associate with Purity?
  15. 15. 4. Exploit the strengths of your visual system
  16. 16. From the Texas School for the Blind andVisually Impaired
  17. 17. 5. Engage with value not candy
  18. 18. http://graphics-info.blogspot.hk/2012/09/malofiej-20-look-at-our-participation.html (Simon Scarr)
  19. 19. 6.What’s your message?
  20. 20. http://graphics-info.blogspot.hk/2012/09/malofiej-20-look-at-our-participation.html
  21. 21. http://graphics-info.blogspot.hk/2012/09/malofiej-20-look-at-our-participation.html Iraq: Deaths on the decline
  22. 22. Let’s see all of this in action
  23. 23. DataVisualisation: Big Data’s Best Friend

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