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Thursday, September 6 • 4:50pm - 4:55pm
Why No One is Using your Dashboard

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Today, every program seems to have a dashboard (or at least the promise of creating one) with lofty goals of “evidence based decision-making” and “meaningful data use.” Have we become so focused on building something that we fail to build tools that actually get used? In this lightning talk, Amanda will talk about three ways dashboards often fail to deliver on their promises and what we can do as developers, evaluators, and end users to address these design foibles from the start.

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Amanda Makulec

Data Visualization Lead, Excella
Amanda Makulec is the Data Visualization Lead at Excella and has spent nearly a decade working in analytics, information systems, and data visualization. She finds creative ways to help people use data to answer questions and make decisions. At Excella, she leads cross-functional... Read More →

Thursday September 6, 2018 4:50pm - 4:55pm EDT
Academy Hall Main Room 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20009