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Thinking in Data
Overcome cognitive biases and make data
driven decisions
Ben Garvey | Senior Engineer...
#DPL15 | @bengarvey
You have a super power
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#DPL15 | @bengarvey
System 1
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Pick out the largest and the smallest
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What does the distribution look like?
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How about from this distance?
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Pie Charts
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Pie ChartsWhy Are
Evil
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Pick out the largest and the smallest
#DPL15 | @bengarvey
#DPL15 | @bengarvey
Alternatives
Stacked Bars
Treemaps Stephen Few’s
Save the Pies for Dessert
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This is not the last mile
of your data pipeline
#DPL15 | @bengarvey
This is the last mile
of your data pipeline
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Your Nemesis
The Serial Position Effect
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#DPL15 | @bengarvey
Hermann Ebbinghaus
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#DPL15 | @bengarvey
Ego depletion is real
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Data visualization gives you
confidence in state and trend
without effort
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#DPL15 | @bengarvey
#DPL15 | @bengarvey
Metrics can’t do everything
#DPL15 | @bengarvey
#DPL15 | @bengarvey
Beware the
streetlight effect
Data Expression
Explore data to uncover hidden truths
and learn the rules of the game
Interactivity
Search
Mandel Bulldog Budget
Zoomable Treemap
Lineage: Genealogical expression engine
network graph
Animation
Animation Higher dimensionality,
complex relationships
Search Scalable for huge data sets
Interactivity One dataset, more ...
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Thinking in Data

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Talk by Ben Garvey, RJMetrics Senior Engineer, at Data Point Live, San Francisco, 10/1/2015

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Thinking in Data

  1. 1. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Thinking in Data Overcome cognitive biases and make data driven decisions Ben Garvey | Senior Engineer, RJMetrics
  2. 2. #DPL15 | @bengarvey You have a super power
  3. 3. #DPL15 | @bengarvey
  4. 4. #DPL15 | @bengarvey System 1
  5. 5. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Pick out the largest and the smallest
  6. 6. #DPL15 | @bengarvey What does the distribution look like?
  7. 7. #DPL15 | @bengarvey How about from this distance?
  8. 8. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Pie Charts
  9. 9. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Pie ChartsWhy Are Evil
  10. 10. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Pick out the largest and the smallest
  11. 11. #DPL15 | @bengarvey
  12. 12. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Alternatives Stacked Bars Treemaps Stephen Few’s Save the Pies for Dessert
  13. 13. #DPL15 | @bengarvey This is not the last mile of your data pipeline
  14. 14. #DPL15 | @bengarvey This is the last mile of your data pipeline
  15. 15. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Your Nemesis The Serial Position Effect
  16. 16. #DPL15 | @bengarvey
  17. 17. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Hermann Ebbinghaus
  18. 18. #DPL15 | @bengarvey
  19. 19. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Ego depletion is real
  20. 20. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Data visualization gives you confidence in state and trend without effort
  21. 21. #DPL15 | @bengarvey
  22. 22. #DPL15 | @bengarvey
  23. 23. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Metrics can’t do everything
  24. 24. #DPL15 | @bengarvey
  25. 25. #DPL15 | @bengarvey Beware the streetlight effect
  26. 26. Data Expression Explore data to uncover hidden truths and learn the rules of the game
  27. 27. Interactivity
  28. 28. Search Mandel Bulldog Budget Zoomable Treemap
  29. 29. Lineage: Genealogical expression engine network graph Animation
  30. 30. Animation Higher dimensionality, complex relationships Search Scalable for huge data sets Interactivity One dataset, more perspectives Data Expression
  31. 31. #DPL15 | @bengarvey @bengarvey Thanks

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