Visualizing Data: Building Effective Reports and Dashboards

Many of today's popular and modern software applications, such as Power BI, Excel, Tableau or even Qlik, are designed to simplify creating comprehensive reports, visualizations and dashboards. However, with these easy-to-install software applications, many professionals simply create without measuring the impact and effectiveness of those reports and dashboards.

External pressure, such as market forces, management priorities, user base, personal drive for knowledge or potentially lack of training, can exacerbate these habits.

This webinar will discuss data visualization and how you should approach your report and dashboard construction by applying some design and science. We will also discuss which visuals could be used for specific reports and which visuals are time-consuming, ineffective, and should be avoided if possible.

You will learn how to:

  • Use scientific principles to your advantage to aid your users in interpreting your reports and dashboards.
  • Apply graphic design concepts to create clean and crisp visualizations.
  • Choose the most effective type of visual to portray your message.


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John Younie

John is a military veteran with over 22 years of service. Prior to becoming a dedicated IT geek, John was an aircraft engineer in the Royal Air Force and worked on several aircraft types, including the Phantom F4J, Tornado GR1 and GR4 fast jets and the Chinook helicopter. It was the transition from aircraft engineer to data engineer and the work on aircraft data and databases that enabled John to focus on everything IT, including programming (FORTRAN, C++, VB), database design and data wrangling.

John is a great believer in education and training, especially in classroom-based instructor-led training, and has been working with Learning Tree for almost 20 years as a senior instructor. John has multiple Learning Tree and Microsoft Certifications, most of which are focused on Data and Business Intelligence.

John is currently contracted to NATO in Belgium as a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant and Data Engineer.

Visualizing Data Webinar FAQ

  • Business Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Report Designers
  • Project Managers
  • Managers
  • Administrators
  • Developers
  • Business Owners
  • Any individuals who are interested in creating effective data visualizations, reports and dashboards using modern software applications

Get started Building Effective Reports and Dashboards by enrolling in Learning Tree course 1256, Tableau Visual Analytics Training, Learning Tree course 1360, Introduction to Power BI Training, Learning Tree course 195, Excel Data Analysis Course. These are great for teams and entry-level training on this topic. Visit our catalog of all Data Analysis and Visualization Courses, from beginner to advanced.

Attend all three with a Learning Tree+ Advantage Plan. Both Individual and Enterprise plans are available!

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