Data Visualization and Infographics in Government

Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Ali Allage, Boost Labs
Audrey Buehring, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Earlene K.P. Dowell, Census Bureau
Wayne Kei, IRS

On-Demand Webinar  

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We live in a world of information overload. This is especially true for government agencies struggling to make complex mountains of data understandable and relevant to our customers. Join us for this free webinar to learn how data visualization and infographics may be the "secret weapon" to help you deliver knowledge and ideas visually so your customers can understand them quickly. Using data visualization in government will teach you to use infographics to transform complex data or concepts into useful information.

During this webinar, experts from the IRS, Census, and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will discuss how they are currently using infographics and data visualization, including any challenges and successes they have experienced. 

What You'll Learn

This webinar will teach you:

  • The definition and common uses of data visualization and infographics
  • The characteristics of a great data visualization
  • How to get started at your agency

About the Presenters 

Ali Allage is the CEO of Boost Labs, LLC, a data visualization and application user interface design company focused on helping organizations (government, non-profit, and commercial) make better decisions with their data.

As a successful Internet entrepreneur, Ali has spent 17 years creating innovations online and turning many ideas into successful Web ventures. 

Audrey Buehring is the Deputy Director for the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. At the Initiative, Audrey works to ensure that more than 30 agencies and executive offices improve the lives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through increased access to federal programs.

Earlene Dowell is the Lead Technical Marketing and Training Consultant, for the Longitudinal-Employer Household Dynamics (LEHD) Program for the Center for Economic Studies of the U.S. Census Bureau. Earlene travels around the nation promoting and training people on LEHD products. These products include the Quarterly Workforce Indicator and OnTheMap.

Prior to joining the LEHD Program, Earlene played a key role during the 2010 Census in the public information office. Over the past four years, she has worked closely with and to develop and manage their social media strategies. He has worked with presidential campaigns, the federal government, and large non-governmental institutions to figure out the best ways to engage people, change minds, and enact change.

Wayne Kei is the Chief of the Communications and Data Dissemination Section in the Statistics of Income (SOI) division at the IRS. Wayne serves as the manager of outreach and communications for SOI information across the IRS and external stakeholders.

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