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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Schedule: Visualization & user experience sessions

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1:15pm1:55pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 1E 15/16 Level: Beginner
Sebastian Gutierrez (DashingD3js.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 9 ratings)
You likely already use business metrics and analytics to achieve success in your data-driven organization. Sebastian Gutierrez demonstrates how to use the science of human perception to drastically improve your data visualizations, reports, and dashboards to drive better decisions and results. Read more.
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2:05pm2:45pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 1A 08/10 Level: Beginner
Moderated by:
Jason Grout (Bloomberg LP)
Panelists:
Jessica Forde (Jupyter)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
With JupyterLab, users compute with multiple notebooks, editors, and consoles that work together in a tabbed layout. Jason Grout and Jessica Forde offer an overview of JupyterLab, the next generation of the Jupyter Notebook, demonstrate how to use third-party plugins to extend and customize many aspects of JupyterLab, and explain how it fits within the overall vision of Project Jupyter. Read more.
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2:05pm2:45pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 1E 15/16 Level: Non-technical
Brian O'Neill (Designing for Analytics)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Do you spend a lot of time explaining your data analytics product to your customers? Is your UI/UX or navigation overly complex? Are sales suffering due to complexity, or worse, are customers not using your product? Your design may be the problem. Brian O'Neill shares a secret: you don't have to be a trained designer to recognize design and UX problems and start correcting them today. Read more.
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2:55pm3:35pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 1E 15/16 Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Financial services
Julie Rodriguez (Eagle Investment Systems)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
While the value of data and its role in informing decisions and communications is well known, its meaning can be incorrectly interpreted without data visualizations that provide context and accurate representation of the underlying numbers. Julie Rodriguez shares new approaches and visual design methods that provide a greater perspective of the data. Read more.
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4:35pm5:15pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 1E 15/16 Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Text
Richard Brath (Uncharted Software), Scott Langevin (Uncharted Software)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Text analytics are advancing rapidly, and new visualization techniques for text are providing new capabilities. Richard Brath and Scott Langevin offer an overview of these new ways to organize massive volumes of text, characterize subjects, score synopses, and skim through lots of documents. Read more.
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5:25pm6:05pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 1E 14 Level: Beginner
Sean Kandel (Trifacta), Kaushal Gandhi (Trifacta)
Sean Kandel and Kaushal Gandhi share best practices for building and deploying Hadoop applications to support large-scale data exploration and analysis across an organization. Read more.
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5:25pm6:05pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 1E 15/16 Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Financial services
John Horcher (Virtual Cove)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Immersive reality enables powerful new information design concepts. Most importantly, the new technology enables the telling of powerful stories using more insightful thinking. John Horcher explores how immersive reality deployments in financial markets have enabled quicker time to insight and therefore better decision making. Read more.
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2:05pm2:45pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Location: 1E 09 Level: Non-technical
Secondary topics:  ecommerce, Geospatial, IoT, Logistics, Platform, Retail
Javier Esplugas (DHL Supply Chain), Kevin Parent (Conduce)
DHL has created an IoT initiative for its supply chain warehouse operations. Javier Esplugas and Kevin Parent explain how DHL has gained unprecedented insight—from the most comprehensive global view across all locations to a unique data feed from a single sensor—to see, understand, and act on everything that occurs in its warehouses with immersive operational data visualization. Read more.