Sexy Dirty Data: Making Your Metrics Matter

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

  • Eric Doversberger

Tuesday 15th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

What happens when the Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation, the Director of Programming of one of the countries leading media tech nonprofits, and a visionary data viz expert from Google get together?

At this presentation, you'll hear down and dirty talk about the new IMPACT DASHBOARD from the people who built it: it's a super user-friendly cloud app with a Python backend that collects, hosts and visualizes your data in real time, right on your website and your phone. Imagine browser-based reporting with rich visuals and rich interactivity, no plug-in dependencies, and fully open source. No more dry reporting of metrics! No more measuring irrelevant data! No more boring spreadsheets that don't engage and inspire your audiences! This new interface is designed to help any artist or organization or company make a measurable difference in the world. And it's free. SXSW will be the launch of the US public Beta.

LEVEL: Intermediate

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Eric Doversberger
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Wendy Levy

Senior Strategist bio from Twitter

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Pete Nicks

Producing transmedia projects that explore social issues through character-driven nonfiction narrative platforms. film:print:television:radio:web:mobile bio from Twitter

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Gaby Brink

Designer | Entrepreneur | Instigator of Things Founder + ECD @TmrrwPartners Founder + Editorial Director @LPforDesign Board Director @AIGAdesign bio from Twitter

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Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Tue 15th March 2011


Ballroom C, Austin Convention Center

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