Danyel Fisher is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research; his work centers on information and data visualization. His work focuses on how users can make use of visualization to better make sense of their data; his work supports data analysts, end-users, and people who just happen to have had a lot of information dumped in their laps. His research perspective starts from a background is in human-computer interaction. Danyel received his MS from UC Berkeley in 2000, and his PhD from UC Irvine in 2004.
If you're a data scientist trying to navigate the murky space between data and insight, this practical book shows you how to make sense of your data through high-level questions, well-defined data analysis tasks, and visualizations to clarify understanding and gain insights along the way.