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Data Week | Intro to Data Visualization & Tableau | May 21

Vivek Haligeri Veerana Photo

Co-Founder, Naya Studio
Data Week |  Intro to Data Visualization & Tableau
Friday, 21 May, 2021
1 3 pm EDT
Tampa (Online)
Free


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Data Week | Intro to Data Visualization & Tableau | May 21

Vivek Haligeri Veerana Photo

Co-Founder, Naya Studio

About This Event

This session is part of GA's Data Week, a weeklong festival of free workshops, speaker sessions and panel discussions around leveraging data to drive business decisions, productivity and career growth. Check out the full schedule here!

Fascinated by data visualization but don't have any experience beyond charts in Excel or Powerpoint?

Data visualizations are a critical business tool. This class serves as an introduction to the visual techniques that are often employed when describing, analyzing, and communicating data in a business setting. We’ll start by explaining the role of data visualization in a business setting, and then dive into basic visual methodology. We will cover the basic principles of data visualization, look at how data viz can be used to convey a message, and walk through the process of creating complex, dynamic visualizations.

Come and learn the basics, and get the skills you need to own that next staff meeting, marketing presentation, or business pitch!

Takeaways

  • Understand the basics of how Tableau connects to and manages data
  • Dimensions, measures, and major data types
  • Tableau’s primary chart types and how to create them
  • How to build interactive filters to better explore your data

About the Instructor

Vivek Haligeri Veerana Photo

Co-Founder, Naya Studio

Vivek is a Boston-based designer, engineer, and entrepreneur with a passion for education and learning. He has previously taught data science, data visualization, and programming at Harvard's Engineering and Design schools. Further, he has conducted research on new media and learning environments at Harvard's Graduate School of Education.

Interspersed between his two degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Design Engineering, he worked as a senior engineer at Honeywell before wearing many hats at startups – including Utopia.do, InvestBeta, and Predible Health - leading product development, data science, and UX. These days, Vivek is focused on his startups Naya Studio and InvestBeta both of which harness data to provide user-centered solutions. In his spare time, Vivek enjoys making art, graphics and animated shorts.

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