Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. Above all you will discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story. The lessons in this illuminative text are grounded in theory. However, they are made accessible through numerous real-world examples—ready for immediate application to your next graph or presentation.
Don’t only show your data—tell a story with it!
Storytelling is not an inherent skill, especially when it comes to data visualization. Also, the tools at our disposal don’t make it any easier. Accordingly, this book demonstrates how to go beyond conventional means to reach the root of your data, and how to use your data to create an engaging, informative, compelling story. Specifically, you’ll learn how to:
- Understand the importance of context and audience.
- Determine the appropriate type of graph for your situation.
- Recognize and eliminate the clutter clouding your information.
- Direct your audience’s attention to the essential parts of your data.
- Think like a designer and utilize concepts of design in data visualization.
- Leverage the power of storytelling to help your message resonate with your audience.
In summary, these lessons will help you turn your data into high impact visual stories that stick with your audience. in other words rid your world of ineffective graphs, one exploding 3D pie chart at a time. In summary there is a story in your data and Storytelling with Data will give you the skills and power to tell it.
About the Author: Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic tells stories with data. She is the founder & CEO of Storytelling With Data (SWD) and author of Storytelling With Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals and Storytelling with Data: Let’s Practice! There is worldwide interest from data-minded individuals, companies, and philanthropic organizations in SWD’s well-regarded workshops and presentations.
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