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Webinar: More Than Pretty Pictures – A Guide to Data Visualization for Info Pros
September 10, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
You’ve heard all the buzz – In an age of Big Data and Information Overload, Data Visualization adds impact and brings clarity where words often fail. Organizations of all types and sizes are using DataViz to analyze, monitor, and share information, creating new opportunities for Info Pros.
In this webinar – adapted from her popular session at SLA 2014 – Marcy Phelps will answer these questions:
- What is DataViz, what are its benefits, and what are some examples of how DataViz is being used?
- What are the steps in the visual design and visual analysis processes?
- How can Info Pros add value to their information deliverables and to their organizations’ DataViz projects?
As the founder and president of Phelps Research, Marcy Phelps provides business research and analysis for marketing, financial services, and information professionals. She started her company in 2000 after earning her MLIS from the University of Denver. Marcy is a past-president of the Association of Independent Information Professionals and a past-chair of SLA’s Advertising and Marketing Division. She is the author of Research on Main Street: Using the Web to Find Local Business and Market Information and a frequent speaker on a variety of topics, from developing a strategy for market insights to business due diligence.
Cost: LMD members – free
SLA but non-LMD – $20*
* Attend future webinars for free! Until 30 May 2015, LMD will offer a 1-year membership in LMD to every non-LMD member who registers for any of the Professional Development Series webinars.
When you register for your webinar, select the “SLA Member, but Non-LMD” option, then copy/paste or write “I want an LMD membership” in the “Note to Seller” field of the PayPal payment form.
Non-SLA – $25
To register and pay, go to http://lmd.sla.org/?p=5528.