Let’s Speak BO Webinar: Information Design for Dashboards

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October 6th, 10:00AM PT/1:00PM ET

Anyone can build a dashboard. There are plenty of tools on the market that enable you to connect to virtually any data source, and with just a few clicks present information inside one or more data visualizations. However, in order to really effectively communicate information in this way, it pays to understand the important role that design plays in our ability to interpret this information.

Expert Developer and Dashboard Designer, Mel Sheppard will share examples of good and bad informationdesign and discuss how attributes such as color, weight, scale and grouping affect our perception. You will also learn the importance of selecting the right chart and leave equipped the skills/tools you need to pick the right chart/visualization for your dashboard.

Presenter: Mel Sheppard, InfoSol Ltd

Mel Sheppard is a Business Intelligence Consultant for InfoSol Ltd, providing support and development services to clients across Europe. With over 12 years experience in Business Intelligence and data integration, Mel has implemented and supported large scale Business Objects deployments within the financial sector. Passionate about the visual communication of information, Mel has been working with SAP Business Objects since 2006. During this period she has gained expertise in administering enterprise deployments and using Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius) to develop intuitive, informative and insightful dashboards.

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