APDU President Cliff Cook provides his reflections on the 2017 APDU Annual Conference in this blog post.
Translating and analyzing big data using charts, graphics, and images is becoming more and more necessary for decision-making. The art of making compelling visuals is something that all professionals should learn. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce some basic concepts to help guide the selection of the right visualization to represent your data and to make those graphics impactful. You will also learn the mechanics of making the best graphics using two powerful and widely available software tools: Excel and Tableau.
September 13-14, 2017 at the Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City in Arlington, VA
At this year’s APDU annual conference, you have a unique opportunity to directly influence how federal statistics are gathered, produced, and shared. Learn from experts. Engage with leaders. Collaborate with peers to make a difference. Join us on September 13-14 in Arlington, VA.
At the Washington Briefing at the 2017 APDU Annual Conference, Dale Oak of Oak Federal Solutions gave a great presentation on the most effective ways to educate Congress on the importance of federal data programs.
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The APDU election is underway and two candidates are up for election for Secretary and At-Large positions on the Board of Directors: Sarah Burgoyne of Claritas and Ron Nakao of Stanford University. See below their candidate statements: Sarah Burgoyne Director of Data Science Claritas As the Director of Data Science at Claritas, I lead our […]
The Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on October 12 provided some reasons for optimism regarding the Trump Administration’s support of the Census Bureau. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testified before the committee and voiced support for appropriate funding of the 2020 Census. Further, the Administration plans to hire a comparable number of enumerators […]
The Elections Committee is governed by the APDU By-Laws, Article 5. The Committee is preparing a slate of candidates for Secretary and an At-Large Board Member. Incumbent Secretary Sarah Burgoyne has decided to seek a 2nd term. Erin Holve, currently an At-Large Board Member, is not seeking a 2nd term. The Elections Committee welcomes your suggestions as we prepare a slate of candidates. The deadline for suggestions to the Election Committee is October 31. Please send your nominations to Warren Brown at email@example.com.