16.13W Introduction to Visual Analytics Tools (VAT)

Asterisk Intelligence


This course familiarizes participants with CU*BASE visual analytics tools found mainly in CU*BASE dashboards. Participants learn how to use these tools to present member data in a way that is both clear and compelling.


This course is designed for data analysts and data curious people in any role at the credit union.


By the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
 Locate visual analytics tools within CU*BASE
Describe the role visual analytics tools play in a data analytics strategy
 Extract and share CU*BASE data using visual analytics tools
 Edit graphs and charts using visual analytics tools
 Explain the purpose of each aspect of a visualization (graph type, color coding, etc.)
 Explain how the characteristics of a data set dictate the visualization style
 Explain the value of presenting data using CU*BASE visual analytics tools


This course covers the following topics:
 Accessing visual analytics tools within CU*BASE
Understanding how the type of data set dictates the type of visualization used
 Extracting and sharing visualizations
 Expanding the audience of data presented using visual analytics tools