Data Visualization: Addressing Data Overload With the Power of 'Wow'

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Some have called data visualization “big data’s hot cousin.” Learn from our panelists how to better uncover and feature your data treasures in new and compelling ways. You can have the most impressive results imaginable, but if they are buried in a 45-page PDF or lost in a sea of Excel formulas, how are you going to use them to make the change you need to make? Be a better consumer and translator of the sea of data around you—and help your audiences understand what it all means.

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Data Visualization: Addressing Data Overload With the Power of 'Wow'

  1. 1. DATA VISUALIZATION: Addressing Data Overload with the Power of “Wow” November 7-8, 2013
  2. 2. Nice to meet you!  Brian Pagels, Director of Data Services at Forum One  Lover of music, tech and travel  First time in Austin!
  3. 3. WHY VISUALIZE DATA?
  4. 4. You have lots of data
  5. 5. Today Data Matters  Accountability  Transparency  Collaboration  Decision Making  Public Opinion
  6. 6. “If you’re navigating a dense information jungle, coming across a beautiful graphic or a lovely data visualization, it’s a relief. It’s like coming across a clearing in the jungle.” -David McCandless Credit: David Smally
  7. 7. Media Attention County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
  8. 8. Credit: oaklandEarthGirl
  9. 9. None of us will solve the problems we are working on by ourselves Increased distribution of your data accelerates the pace of change.
  10. 10. LET’S TIME TRAVEL
  11. 11. MAKING AN IMPACT WITH DATA VISUALIZATION
  12. 12. Responsive Design for Data County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
  13. 13. Rankings: Heat Maps County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
  14. 14. Engaging Users to Take Action County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
  15. 15. Success Stories County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
  16. 16. Data Manipulation County Health Calculator
  17. 17. Compare by Geography County Health Calculator
  18. 18. Custom Social Messaging County Health Calculator
  19. 19. Localized Embeddable Widgets CARMA & County Health Calculator
  20. 20. Thanks! bpagels@forumone.com @bkpagels
  21. 21. Reserve Examples
  22. 22. Storyboards for Data Design Well-designed application interface
  23. 23. GPS-enabled for Mobile EPA’s “Flight” Greenhouse Gas Data Tool
  24. 24. Customized Data View EPA’s “Flight” Greenhouse Gas Data Tool
  25. 25. Geographic Scorecard Freedom House
  26. 26. Dashboards & Tooltips AARP’s Preventive Services and Risk Factors 50-64
  27. 27. Comparison Charts AARP’s Preventive Services and Risk Factors 50-64

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