Ben joined the Cornell Center for Advanced Computing in 2016 as a member of the Consulting Group. He previously spent fourteen years at Cornell as an image synthesis researcher in the Program of Computer Graphics. Ben also has fourteen years of industrial experience developing commercial-quality software. With Autodesk, he developed graphical user interfaces and architected data formats for use in several Geographic Information System (GIS) products. At Advion he wrote low-level and user interface software to control an innovative, compact mass spectrometer.
After creating an initial version of a chart, how do you make it better? In this course, we'll explore the process for creating great charts. First, you'll explore how best to plan and draft your chart. Then, you'll need to eliminate distractions in the chart to make your visualization clear. It's also important to emphasize the most critical data in your chart. We'll look at how our brains process visualizations, and how you can use this information to better design your chart. Lastly, we'll examine how to adjust a chart to target your audience and the iterative process you can use to improve it.
You are required to have completed the following course or have equivalent experience before taking this course:
- Creating Data Visualizations with Tableau
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Who Should Enroll
- Business and data analysts
- Managers and executives
- Product managers
- Anyone who works with data
- Graphic artists