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Albert Godfrind

Data Visualization Desktop - Maps for Everyone


Albert Godfrind, Oracle


 

Abstract

The Data Visualization Desktop is an amazingly powerful tool for understanding and visualizing your data - all sorts of data - in many different ways. DVD lets you explore your data sets, apply various interactive visualizations, and finally create powerful narratives to present your findings.One little known possibility is to use maps as a visualization, next to pie charts and histograms. This session will explain how you can use this capability. You will learn how to use the predefined maps included with DVD to view your sales figures, your dropped calls, your employment statistics.You will also learn how to use your own maps for that: your own sales territories, school districts, store locations. Even product placement inside your stores ...  

Speaker Biography

Albert has over 25 years of experience in designing, developing, and deploying IT applications. His interest and enthusiasm for spatial information and geographical information systems started at Oracle when he started using the spatial extensions of the Oracle database in 1998. Ever since, Albert has been evangelizing the use of spatial information to GIS and BI communities across Europe, consulting with partners and customers, speaking at conferences, and designing and delivering in-depth technical training.Albert is one of the authors of the first book on Oracle Spatial, "Pro Oracle Spatial - The essential guide to developing spatially enabled business applications"