Using visualisation to place the reader at the heart of the story
The Times uses data to interact and communicate with their readers in a variety of ways. From ambulance response times to general elections, Interactive News Editor Sam Joiner explains how
Panel: Building the right teams for efficient data analysis
Turning deep analysis into accessible stories and visualisations to grow influence with stakeholders and beyond
As part of an Insights or Analysis team, your influence needs to reach further than your primary stakeholders. The success of your team relies on data stories and insights which are delivered quickly, accurately, and reach far into the organisation. Learn how the Bose Marketing and Consumer Analytics team operates like a Newsroom to share analysis, create engaging stories and influence people.
Using visual storytelling within Journalism
Connecting local people to local news is an important challenge, discovering patterns in the data alongside, is a fun one.
Visit this session if you want to partake in an iterative process of discovering how local news can help improve local news experience.
The Covenant Engine – Democratising machine learning through visualisation
Sport analytics - turning the intangible into actionable insights
Football is a highly stressful environment, working with challenging situations and time pressures. Hear how Arsenal FC use visualisation to turn complicated metrics into digestible information to help analyse and improve performance within a complex environment.
Creating a visualisation community at Dyson
Fiona will be discussing her visualisation work within group finance at Dyson
and talking through the journey to create a company-wide vis community
Roundtable discussion: Ethical data and data privacy
How to create impactful and compelling visualization for social sharing
From reporting to self-service analytics with dynamic visualisations
A fundamental goal for a successful analytics practice is enabling stakeholders to achieve greater understanding of their products, projects and businesses. Learn about how introducing drill-down and drill-through capabilities in your reporting suite can reduce ad-hoc efforts and free the team for higher-value tasks.
Chair’s summary and close of day one
Bringing data to life at the Bank of England
Data visualisation brings data to life. From being able to ‘see’ patterns in your data that you couldn’t before to enabling you to tell compelling stories with data. This session outline's the Bank of England's visualisation journey - spanning from Mark Carney’s speech at the IMF, to revamping their Inflation report and getting better insight from their internal data. Lyndsey will also show how the Bank is making charts more accessible to the general public, using them to explain the Bank's work and understanding of the economy.
Panel: Custom vs stock data visualisations
Custom data visualization can be described as anything you can’t do in an off-the-shelf tool, so why should we create them and what are the business scenarios when it worth spending time and resources to create them over stock visualisations
Impact of data visualization on decision-making
Visualisation is key for communicating insights across the business, but how can it influence and drive business decisions? Hear from Ikenna as he showcases how their internal visualisation tools have helped to inform key decisions across VisitBritain.
Visualising marketplace effectiveness
Using Auto Trader’s vast analytics, and innovative data visualisation, we created a tailored tool that helps provide answers to car brands challenges, using a real life view of consumers path to purchase and consideration sets.
During this session we will show you the steps we went through to develop a tool that is insightful, easy to use and helps facilitate commercial conversations with actionable insight.
Implementing visualisation with a limited budget
Data visualisation is an excellent way to communicate complex ideas but requires a large commitment to get it right. This session will look at how the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) has developed its data visualisation services and products over the past five years, from spreadsheets to interactive tools. Hear from Andrew on how to develop an in-house data visualisation service on a small budget.
Roundtables: Driving organisational change through Data Visualisation
Machine learning for data visualisation
This talk will show how machine learning can be used to uncover the hidden meanings of data and provide users with the information they need in a form that they can interpret. The value of this approach will be demonstrated by applications to problems in drug design and bioinformatics, biomedical engineering, helicopter condition monitoring, and oil exploration.