How to tell a great story using data

Storytelling has earned its place as the most important tradition humans possess. How can we become great storytellers when those stories rely on data? What are those best practices on data visualization that we should follow and what are the pitfalls we should avoid?

Attendees will learn what data visualization and data storytelling is all about, why it is an important skill to master, and what are those steps and best practices to follow in telling their data story. The webinar is catered to anyone wanting to pick up their data storytelling skills, regardless if they want to create data visualizations or just consume them.

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Resources mentioned in this presentation:

Few, S. (2012). Show me the numbers: Designing tables and graphs to enlighten. Burlingame, CA: Analytics Press.

Wexler, S., Shaffer, J., & Cotgreave, A. (2017). The big book of dashboards: Visualizing your data using real-world business scenarios. Hoboken: Wiley.

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Example of Donabel’s visual resume

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