Information Design

14 seminars, 9 instructors, and you.

Proper information design is more than just “make an infographic.” Of course, you knew that already -- and so did our experts. Their popular presentations span topics like data selection, storytelling, tools for creating visualizations, and even usability testing.

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Karen McGrane

Content in a Zombie Apocalypse

You’ll learn…

  • Accommodate a growing number of mobile-only audiences—and how data shows how they behave
  • Fight the "every mobile user is like me" assumption that plagues mobile design
  • Make content accessible, navigable, and publish-able across multiple devices
  • Create a mobile content strategy that works for the people in your organization—and your users, too
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Karen McGrane

Adapting Ourselves to Adaptive Content

You’ll learn…

  • Using structured or adaptive content to get all of your content on mobile
  • Separating content and form (instead of repurposing designs from other platforms)
  • Writing content that’s flexible, reusable, and marked up with metadata
  • Evolving your CMS and editorial processes to support multi-channel publishing
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Noah Iliinksy

Information Visualization: Letting Data Tell the Story

You’ll learn…

  • Understand why visualization is powerful and popular
  • Know where there’s a difference between data visualization and infographics, and when to use each
  • Realize how visualization for analysis and for presentation differ
  • Recognize what different visualization styles exist (line, bar, pie, map, etc.) and their strengths
  • Understand what the subtlety and beauty of well designed visualizations can achieve
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Kevin Hoffman

A Practical Approach to Better Project Kickoffs

You’ll learn…

  • Make them a critical jumping-off point for your design process
  • Know where planning research, like asking the hard questions of your stakeholders can reveal the hopes and fears of your project
  • Understand how integrating good facilitation into projects from the start will better manage the dynamics that can derail your process
  • Recognize what kickoff meeting tools & techniques are effective at producing actionable outcomes
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Color

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Content

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CSS3

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Dashboards

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Design Patterns

2 seminars

Newest: Help Users Decide

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Information Design

2 seminars

Newest: Help Users Decide

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Links

1 seminar

Newest: The Secret Lives of Links

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Mobile

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Navigation

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Newest: The Secret Lives of Links

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Resources

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Scent of Information

1 seminar

Newest: The Secret Lives of Links

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Visual Design

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