Improving How We Visualize and Analyze Data
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Explore different perspectives and approaches to create more effective visualizations #MakeoverMonday offers inspiration and a giant dose of perspective for those who communicate data.
Welcome to Makeover Monday!
Makeover Monday is your weekly learning and development appointment with yourself and hundreds of passionate data people. For free!
Join us every Monday to with with a given data set and create better, more effective visualizations and help us make information more accessible.
The Makeover Monday community comes together every week from around the globe and we would love for YOU to become part of it, too.
Eva is a Tableau Zen Master, and passionate about helping others grow their skills and enhance their professional careers.
Eva first became fascinated with data and information visualisation while studying Psychology in New Zealand and lived through the pain of analysing data in Excel at the start of her professional career. Thankfully, she was given a Tableau Desktop license after moving to Australia and things grew from there.
Eva now lives and works in Germany as Head of BI and Tableau Evangelist at EXASOL. She executes Exasol’s data-driven strategy, engages with the wider data and analytics community and leads the company’s philanthropic projects. Eva writes about data visualisation, Tableau and her other two passions – Travel and Triathlon (or just cycling) – on www.trimydata.com.
Andy is a five-time Tableau Zen Master and creator of vizwiz.com, which he started in August 2009 to provide examples of data visualization best practices, methods for improving existing work, and tips and tricks with Tableau.
If you go all the way back to the start of his blog, you’ll notice he’s been doing makeovers since that time. Andy believes makeovers are great way to learn, practice and reinforce data visualisation best practices while learning to work with lots of different data sets.
Andy is the Head Coach at The Information Lab’s Data Schooland writes three weekly series: Makeover Monday, Tableau Tip Tuesday and Workout Wednesday. He also writes every Thursday at datavizdoneright.com, a site created to highlight data visualisation best practices.
Makeover Monday Alumni
Andy Cotgreave is a visual analytics expert who has been with Tableau in various roles since 2011 ranging from product consultant to product marketing to his current role as Senior Technical Evangelist. Prior to Tableau he was a data analyst at the University of Oxford. He writes about data visualisation on Gravy Anecdote, for Computer World and on the Tableau blog.
Andy’s role at Tableau gives him the opportunity to work with the media, analysts and customers across all industries to help them understand the trends in visual analytics and develop their own data-discovery skills.You can follow Andy on Twitter at @acotgreave.