According to SAS Institute, “Data visualization is the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format. It enables decision makers to see analytics presented visually, so they can grasp difficult concepts or identify new patterns.” It is one of the most important parts of Data Science. Every ‘piece to the puzzle’ when it comes to a data story is vital, but many would argue that one of the last steps, data visualization, is the key to a successful story.
Webinar by IE professor Christina Stathopoulos
Mon, December 4, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CET
Over the last decade, we have accumulated unprecedented amounts of data from all corners of the world. Technological advancements surrounding this growth of data access and management are shaping our everyday lives and our future. The corporate world itself has entered a digital revolution; some companies are using this to their advantage while others don’t know how to adapt accordingly.
During this Webinar, we’ll explore what the real meaning is behind Big Data, its importance in business and what it’s like to work in the field from the first-hand experience of an IE Alumni, graduate from the IE Master in Business Analytics and Big Data. Finally, we’ll close with some tips on how to build a career in this sector.
For more on the topic and to come prepared with great questions for the webinar, do not hesitate to read Christina’s recent post on LinkedIn here where she explains the above topic in great detail.
Christina Stathopoulos Bio:
Christina Stathopoulos is an American expat based in Madrid, Spain. She graduated from the IE Master in Business Analytics and Big Data in 2016 and has recently joined the Faculty side as an Adjunct Professor in the IE International MBA program. She also holds a Bachelor of Science from North Carolina State University, one of the top analytics universities in the US. After completing her Masters, she worked as a Project Development and Big Data Engineer at Nielsen. She recently changed to a project-based role as an Analytical Consultant at Google Spain, driving impactful business insights in the Travel Industry via the use of advanced analytics and data visualization. Alongside her corporate work, she is a regular conference attendee and speaker supporting women in technology and emerging technologies.
POST ON LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/storytelling-data-christina-stathopoulos/