Data in: 100 different interpretations out [taster session @ the ODI Summit 2022]

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Tue Nov 8, 2022 10:00
Online

As part of the ODI Summit 2022, this taster training session provides an introduction to the science of visualising data and conveying a message, and how these concepts can be used to inform or conceal.

To attend the taster training below, you’ll need to buy an ODI Summit 2022 ticket. Then on the day, just find the Taster Training Sessions section and join what you like.

In today’s increasingly connected world, anyone with a social media account can publish their insights and opinions. But are we – the general public at large – better informed as a result? And can we always trust what we’re being shown?

In this creative learning session, you’ll be given an introduction to the science of visualising data and conveying a message, and how these concepts can equally be applied to inform or to conceal.

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Recognise the relationship between data structure, message and chart type
  • Describe the challenges created by poor visualisation choices
  • Identify inappropriate or misleading visualisations and the possible reasons behind them

When is the taster training session?

This session runs on November 8th 2022, at the ODI Summit 2022.

How do I attend?

To attend this taster training session, you’ll need to buy an ODI Summit 2022 ticket. Then on the day, just find the Taster Training Sessions section and join what you like.

Discover more

If you want to find out more about how to tell powerful stories from data, as well as the steps that lead up to this, register your interest in a place on our on next Strategic Data Skills course.