Data Visualization and Mapping Tools for Accountants

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Date Nov 8, 2017
Time 02:30 PM EDT
Cost $200.00
The course provides a concise overview of more than 200 data visualization tools which can be used to enhance the visual appeal of reports in practically any industry or profession. All resources are easy-to-use web-based applications that require virtually no artistic or design skill -- simply drag and drop, point and click, cut and paste, and/or edit text. The applications allow users to create new image content in a snap to help you better inform, persuade, inspire action and stand out from the competition. Participants will walk away with a whole new creative toolkit and skill set that cuts through data clutter improves analysis and sharpens decision-making.

Objectives of the Presentation
  • Define data visualization, mapping and graphic design and their growing importance in a "post-literate" billion-screen world
  • Examine why accountants need to "go Picasso" and enhance their visualization skills
  • Review little-known Excel plug-ins and features that can easily and instantly improve the visual appeal of any accounting report
  • List word cloud tools that can help in the analysis of text, narrow topics into keywords and highlight key report messages
  • Review leading online mapping tools and how they can be used by accountants to create custom geo location displays, place marks, heat maps and more with ease
  • Discuss revolutionary new communication platforms -- Google Hangouts and Help outs -- and how they can be utilized to replace travel for client meetings, internal training, team collaboration, job interviews, focus groups, town halls and countless other accounting events
  • Highlight interactive image applications that allow you to embed rich media -- videos, photos, audio and more -- in online documents and make financial reports literally come alive
  • List simple-to-use design tools that enable you to create professional-looking infographics and visual resumes from drag-and-drop templates in seconds
  • Review software that allows you to develop real-time dashboards and business metric displays
  • Summarize the highest-rated crowd sourcing services where you can outsource your visualization and design projects for as little as $5
Why Should you Attend
  • Improve visual appeal of your business and professional reports
  • Boost the understandability and credibility of your online and paper-based communications
  • Stay relevant in a "post-literate" visual world and billion screen universes
  • Embed rich media - videos, photos, audio and more - in your workflow and business documents
  • Make static documents literally come alive
  • Create professional-looking infographics in seconds from scratch using templates
Areas Covered
  • Business Case for Data Visualization and "Going Picasso"
  • Legos | Animated GIFs | Emoji | Data Sonification | Design Crowd sourcing Marketplaces
  • Excel Visualization Apps and Dashboard Secrets
  • Data Analytics
  • Word Clouds
  • Mapping
  • Video Production and Live Broadcasting
  • Interactive Images
  • Idea Sharing, Mind Maps, Brainstorming
  • Infographics
  • Visual Resumes and ePortfolios
  • Diagrams
  • Charts
  • Logos
  • Timelines
  • Presentations 2.0
  • Visual Quotes
  • Free Media
  • Design and Communication Tutorials
  • Information Dashboards
  • 3D Design and Manufacturing
  • Animations/Special Effects
  • Creative Resources
* Please contact us at 510.857.5841 or if you need any assistance registering


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