Unlocking Inclusion through Program Accessibility - Part 1
The Authoring Accessible Dashboards in Tableau training presented by Mary Prouty will cover how to create views and dashboards in Tableau Desktop that can be used
by people with different disabilities. Accessibility concepts will include color contrast,
focus order, alternative text, responsive design, and more. Participants will learn
why and how accessibility in Tableau can enable people with various abilities to gather
insights from data visualizations.
Mellissa Williams-Smith, Director of Instutional Research at University of South Carolina- Upstate presented
Welcome to the Data World. This event served as an introduction to the field of Institutional
Research. It also walked through the mission and vision of the Upstate Institutional
Planning and Research office and address issues and solutions to bridging the gap
between education and data
Pamela Stansberry, Program Manager of Infrastructure and Database Administration for IBM and her team
present the Cognos Advanced Report Authors training. This training illustrates and reinforces
key concepts of advanced report authoring techniques, including enhancing, customizing,
managing, and distributing professional reports using relational data models. Advanced
Report Authors are taught how to create highly interactive and engaging reports that
can be run offline by creating saved report outputs.
Sophie Greenwell showcased new public facing dashboards, a recent initiative of OIRAA. She highlighted
the value of sharing data with the public through easily digestible and interactive
means, and the importance of digital accessibility.
Tableau Tips & Tricks for Beginners
Banu Swetha Kothakonda & Savanna Shaver showcase various tips and tricks on how to
use Tableau to create user-friendly dashboards with strong design principles and clean
layouts. There will also be a demo of the CarolinaAnalytics landing page and new CarolinaDataWorks
creator content summary dashboard.
Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.