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Tuesday, October 30 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Building socially conscious, narrative-rich dashboards using TableauPublic (for exploration, analysis, and publication)

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*Please note that TableauPublic is the open source version of Tableau, a commercial data processing and visualisation tool.
We can use data for storytelling when we understand how to interrogate the information contained within a dataset. Technology has made data a tangible artefact, which can be worked with in different ways, shaped in different forms, and seen from different perspectives.
This workshop exposes participants to using data visualization as a platform for for mining, exploration and analysis, as well as setting up dashboards that are designed for end-user consumption guided by a narrative-rich user journey.
Requirements: Participants should have pre-installed TableauPublic on their laptops. The workshop is structured as a guided tutorial. The data and tutorial will be made available to participants at the onset of the session, which they can use to follow throughout the workshop.

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Lailah Ryklief

Trainer, Open Up, South Africa
Lailah Ryklief works in curriculum development and provides training and mentoring through OpenUp's Data Literacy Programme (previously Code for South Africa). Lailah was also a part of OpenUp's Data Journalism Academy where she previously held the title of Newsroom Developer. With... Read More →

Tuesday October 30, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm SAST
Lab 2 Maths Building