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Storytelling with Data

Storytelling with Data Book
Author : Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-10-09
ISBN : 1119002265
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Don't simply show your data—tell a story with it! Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. You'll 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, but made accessible through numerous real-world examples—ready for immediate application to your next graph or presentation. Storytelling is not an inherent skill, especially when it comes to data visualization, and the tools at our disposal don't make it any easier. This book demonstrates how to go beyond conventional tools 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 most important 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 Together, the lessons in this book will help you turn your data into high impact visual stories that stick with your audience. Rid your world of ineffective graphs, one exploding 3D pie chart at a time. There is a story in your data—Storytelling with Data will give you the skills and power to tell it!

Storytelling with Data

Storytelling with Data Book
Author : Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-10-22
ISBN : 1119621496
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Influence action through data! This is not a book. It is a one-of-a-kind immersive learning experience through which you can become—or teach others to be—a powerful data storyteller. Let’s practice! helps you build confidence and credibility to create graphs and visualizations that make sense and weave them into action-inspiring stories. Expanding upon best seller storytelling with data’s foundational lessons, Let’s practice! delivers fresh content, a plethora of new examples, and over 100 hands-on exercises. Author and data storytelling maven Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic guides you along the path to hone core skills and become a well-practiced data communicator. Each chapter includes: ● Practice with Cole: exercises based on real-world examples first posed for you to consider and solve, followed by detailed step-by-step illustration and explanation ● Practice on your own: thought-provoking questions and even more exercises to be assigned or worked through individually, without prescribed solutions ● Practice at work: practical guidance and hands-on exercises for applying storytelling with data lessons on the job, including instruction on when and how to solicit useful feedback and refine for greater impact The lessons and exercises found within this comprehensive guide will empower you to master—or develop in others—data storytelling skills and transition your work from acceptable to exceptional. By investing in these skills for ourselves and our teams, we can all tell inspiring and influential data stories!

The Power of Data Storytelling

The Power of Data Storytelling Book
Author : Sejal Vora
Publisher : SAGE Publications India
Release : 2019-05-29
ISBN : 9353282918
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first-of-its-kind book on data story telling set in the Indian context by an Indian author. The Power of Data Storytelling is a book that aims to solve the classic dilemma of—How do I make company data interesting and present it in the form of a great data story for today’s time-crunched professionals. The book focuses on various methods of converting dry facts and figures into interesting characters, events and relaying them in the form of a story to enable company’s decision-making. The book covers all data story related aspects—art of storytelling, building, writing and visualizing. The book reflects practical corporate examples from varied fields and how data storytelling enabled the decision-making process. It does not require knowledge of sophisticated tools and introduces new, simple and application-oriented methods at every stage to take data storytelling forward. The book has wide application across industries and organizations with data sets that are big and small. It has explanatory written and visual examples at every discussion which makes it less theoretical and more practically applicable.

Effective Data Storytelling

Effective Data Storytelling Book
Author : Brent Dykes
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-12-17
ISBN : 1119615712
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Master the art and science of data storytelling—with frameworks and techniques to help you craft compelling stories with data. The ability to effectively communicate with data is no longer a luxury in today’s economy; it is a necessity. Transforming data into visual communication is only one part of the picture. It is equally important to engage your audience with a narrative—to tell a story with the numbers. Effective Data Storytelling will teach you the essential skills necessary to communicate your insights through persuasive and memorable data stories. Narratives are more powerful than raw statistics, more enduring than pretty charts. When done correctly, data stories can influence decisions and drive change. Most other books focus only on data visualization while neglecting the powerful narrative and psychological aspects of telling stories with data. Author Brent Dykes shows you how to take the three central elements of data storytelling—data, narrative, and visuals—and combine them for maximum effectiveness. Taking a comprehensive look at all the elements of data storytelling, this unique book will enable you to: Transform your insights and data visualizations into appealing, impactful data stories Learn the fundamental elements of a data story and key audience drivers Understand the differences between how the brain processes facts and narrative Structure your findings as a data narrative, using a four-step storyboarding process Incorporate the seven essential principles of better visual storytelling into your work Avoid common data storytelling mistakes by learning from historical and modern examples Effective Data Storytelling: How to Drive Change with Data, Narrative and Visuals is a must-have resource for anyone who communicates regularly with data, including business professionals, analysts, marketers, salespeople, financial managers, and educators.

Visual Data Storytelling with Tableau

Visual Data Storytelling with Tableau Book
Author : Lindy Ryan
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
Release : 2018-04-20
ISBN : 0134702271
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tell Insightful, Actionable Business Stories with Tableau, the World’s Leading Data Visualization Tool! Visual Data Storytelling with Tableau brings together knowledge, context, and hands-on skills for telling powerful, actionable data stories with Tableau. This full-color guide shows how to organize data and structure analysis with storytelling in mind, embrace exploration and visual discovery, and articulate findings with rich data, carefully curated visualizations, and skillfully crafted narrative. You don’t need any visualization experience. Each chapter illuminates key aspects of design practice and data visualization, and guides you step-by-step through applying them in Tableau. Through realistic examples and classroom-tested exercises, Professor Lindy Ryan helps you use Tableau to analyze data, visualize it, and help people connect more intuitively and emotionally with it. Whether you’re an analyst, executive, student, instructor, or journalist, you won’t just master the tools: you’ll learn to craft data stories that make an immediate impact--and inspire action. Learn how to: • Craft more powerful stories by blending data science, genre, and visual design • Ask the right questions upfront to plan data collection and analysis • Build storyboards and choose charts based on your message and audience • Direct audience attention to the points that matter most • Showcase your data stories in high-impact presentations • Integrate Tableau storytelling throughout your business communication • Explore case studies that show what to do--and what not to do • Discover visualization best practices, tricks, and hacks you can use with any tool • Includes coverage up through Tableau 10

Storytelling with Data

Storytelling with Data Book
Author : Steve M. Eckert
Publisher : Independently Published
Release : 2019-12-05
ISBN : 9781671907041
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Don't bore those who listen to you, show your data by telling a story! Imagine that a king, eccentric and not very patient, entrusts you with the task of calculating the prospect of a planned war. So, to avoid "losing your head", you rack your brains to present your calculations and data to the king. In the end, you decide to view the data! By "Storytelling with Data", you learn the fundamentals of data visualization and how to effectively communicate with data: you will discover the power of storytelling! Through this book, you will know the method to reach the heart of the data, so that you can manage them according to your needs and, by appropriate graphics and correct communication, create a compelling story that allows you to convey your ideas effectively and productive to listeners. Not only! With storytelling, you can influence the action with data! This book helps you build trust and credibility to create graphs and visualizations that convince others, guiding you along the way to hone your basic skills and become an expert data communicator. In particular, you will learn: Fundamental of data visualization How to understand the importance of context and audience Determining the appropriate type of graph for your public How to reduce and eliminate clutter in your visuals Inducing the eyes of the public in the most important parts of the data The basic design principles for using these concepts in data visualization To use the power to tell stories to amplify and make your message convincing to your audience The topics that are covered in this book are what you need to become an excellent data visualization presenter. When you have diligently applied yourself to the concepts in this book, you will discover that your skills have improved beyond doubt. Repeat the concepts in this book over and over again, and you will become a master. Go forth and tell your stories!

Visual Storytelling with D3

Visual Storytelling with D3 Book
Author : Ritchie S. King
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
Release : 2014-08-23
ISBN : 0133439658
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Master D3, Today’s Most Powerful Tool for Visualizing Data on the Web Data-driven graphics are everywhere these days, from websites and mobile apps to interactive journalism and high-end presentations. Using D3, you can create graphics that are visually stunning and powerfully effective. Visual Storytelling with D3 is a hands-on, full-color tutorial that teaches you to design charts and data visualizations to tell your story quickly and intuitively, and that shows you how to wield the powerful D3 JavaScript library. Drawing on his extensive experience as a professional graphic artist, writer, and programmer, Ritchie S. King walks you through a complete sample project—from conception through data selection and design. Step by step, you’ll build your skills, mastering increasingly sophisticated graphical forms and techniques. If you know a little HTML and CSS, you have all the technical background you’ll need to master D3. This tutorial is for web designers creating graphics-driven sites, services, tools, or dashboards; online journalists who want to visualize their content; researchers seeking to communicate their results more intuitively; marketers aiming to deepen their connections with customers; and for any data visualization enthusiast. Coverage includes Identifying a data-driven story and telling it visually Creating and manipulating beautiful graphical elements with SVG Shaping web pages with D3 Structuring data so D3 can easily visualize it Using D3’s data joins to connect your data to the graphical elements on a web page Sizing and scaling charts, and adding axes to them Loading and filtering data from external standalone datasets Animating your charts with D3’s transitions Adding interactivity to visualizations, including a play button that cycles through different views of your data Finding D3 resources and getting involved in the thriving online D3 community About the Website All of this book’s examples are available at ritchiesking.com/book, along with video tutorials, updates, supporting material, and even more examples, as they become available.

Telling Your Data Story Data Storytelling for Data Management

Telling Your Data Story  Data Storytelling for Data Management Book
Author : Scott Taylor
Publisher : Technics Publications
Release : 2020-11-24
ISBN : 1634628977
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Data Whisperer’s practical guide to explaining and understanding the strategic value of data management. The need for data management is everywhere across your company. The value of every digitally transformative customer-facing initiative, every data science and analytics-based project, every as-a-service offering, every foray into e-commerce, and every enterprise software implementation is inextricably linked to the successful output of data management efforts. Although it is a simple function of garbage in garbage out, that slogan rarely drives any sustainable executive action. We need to tell a better data story. Data Storytelling is probably the hottest non-technical trend in the technology-related space. But it does not directly support data management because it is focused on analytics or telling stories with data. So, it is time to expand the realm of Data Storytelling to recognize the role of data management by telling stories about data. Learn how to secure stakeholder involvement and executive commitment to fund and support data management as a systematic, consistent, fundamental part of your business. This book is for: Data management leaders trying to explain your value to C-Level and business stakeholders. As a practitioner, you may already know how to fix your data, but your business leaders ignore your advice. When you explain data management to the business, they may nod “yes” on the outside, but they nod off on the inside. Business stakeholders trying to comprehend why data management is important. Many business people may be frightened, threatened, intimidated, or at the very least confused and bewildered by the techno-babble often associated with data-related conversations. If you want to know more about why data management needs to be a strategic imperative in your organization, you’ll learn it here in simple terms. Data scientists looking to understand better how you connect to “The Business.” A recurring struggle I hear from data scientists is the need to get “closer to business.” If you are a data scientist, then you need to understand your company’s data story. The more you can align your work to the core value your company delivers, the more successful you will be. This book will help you discover the essence of why data brings value to your business. Anyone interested in understanding the business value of data management. I offer simple explanations about why data management is essential for your organization. Without going deep into technical concepts and processes, I focus on the business-related outputs. I share ways you can think about what foundational data does. Its importance is vital for the future of your enterprise. Since this is a book about telling data stories, I share it through stories divided into five sections: My data story. Why I know what I know and why you should listen to me. Everyone's data story. A collection of classic, foundational data situations relevant to all enterprises. Framing your data story. A set of simple frameworks about data value. Selling your data story. Tips on creating a compelling narrative. Building your data story. Why you must align with the strategic intentions of your enterprise.

The Data Storytelling Workbook

The Data Storytelling Workbook Book
Author : Anna Feigenbaum,Aria Alamalhodaei
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020
ISBN : 9781138052116
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"From tracking down information to symbolising human experiences, this book is your guide for telling more effective, empathetic and evidence-based data stories. In today's world, the ability to communicate effectively with data is an essential skill. Yet while datasets and digital archives grow bigger, more data does not necessarily lead to better data stories. Drawing on cross-disciplinary research and first-hand accounts of projects ranging from public health to housing justice, The Data Storytelling Workbook introduces key concepts, challenges and problem-solving strategies in the emerging field of data storytelling. Filled with practical exercises and activities, the workbook offers interactive training materials that can be used for teaching and professional development. By approaching both 'data' and 'storytelling' in a broad sense, the book combines theory and practice around real-world data storytelling scenarios, offering critical reflection alongside practical and creative solutions to challenges in the data storytelling process, from tracking down hard to find information, to the ethics of visualising difficult subjects like death and human rights. Wide-ranging and in-depth, this interdisciplinary book is essential for students and researchers in journalism, communication, media, visual arts and cultural studies, as well as any who use data analysis and visualisation within their field"--

Introduction to Data Visualization and Storytelling

Introduction to Data Visualization and Storytelling Book
Author : Jose Berengueres
Publisher : Independently Published
Release : 2019-07-28
ISBN : 9781085827836
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An introduction to data visualization and data storytelling. This book explains (visually) the fundamental principles of a meaningful chart making at high level. No coding or statistics skills required. Audience: data visualization students, senior data scientists, prescriptive analytics consultants. Written by a design thinking professor and multiple-times awarded kaggle master, this book hits the sweet spot between abstraction and detail.

Narrative by Numbers

Narrative by Numbers Book
Author : Sam Knowles
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2018-03-19
ISBN : 1351137204
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Shortlisted for the Business Book of the Year Awards in the Sales and Marketing category. As jobs become increasingly similar, there are two skills that everyone needs if they’re going to thrive. These are the ability to interrogate and make sense of data, and the ability to use insights extracted from data to persuade others to act. Analytics + storytelling = influence. Humans are hardwired to respond to stories and story structure. Stories are how we make sense of and navigate the world. We respond best to stories that are based on evidence. But storytellers need to use data as the foundation of stories, not as the actual stories themselves. To be truly impactful, rational facts need to be presented with a veneer of emotion. The Big Data revolution means more data is available than ever. The trouble is, most people aren’t very numerate or good at statistics. Many find it hard to look at data and extract insights. Meanwhile, those for whom numbers hold no fear don’t always make the best storytellers. They mistakenly believe they need to prove their point by showing their workings. There are some simple and effective rules of data-driven storytelling that help everyone tell more compelling, evidence-based stories, whoever they need to convince. Narrative by Numbers shows you how.

Visual Data Storytelling with Tableau

Visual Data Storytelling with Tableau Book
Author : Lindy Ryan
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018
ISBN : 9780134712963
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Visual Data Storytelling with Tableau book written by Lindy Ryan, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Storytelling with Data

Storytelling with Data Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Storytelling with Data

Storytelling with Data Book
Author : Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-10-09
ISBN : 111962150X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Influence action through data! This is not a book. It is a one-of-a-kind immersive learning experience through which you can become—or teach others to be—a powerful data storyteller. Let’s practice! helps you build confidence and credibility to create graphs and visualizations that make sense and weave them into action-inspiring stories. Expanding upon best seller storytelling with data’s foundational lessons, Let’s practice! delivers fresh content, a plethora of new examples, and over 100 hands-on exercises. Author and data storytelling maven Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic guides you along the path to hone core skills and become a well-practiced data communicator. Each chapter includes: ● Practice with Cole: exercises based on real-world examples first posed for you to consider and solve, followed by detailed step-by-step illustration and explanation ● Practice on your own: thought-provoking questions and even more exercises to be assigned or worked through individually, without prescribed solutions ● Practice at work: practical guidance and hands-on exercises for applying storytelling with data lessons on the job, including instruction on when and how to solicit useful feedback and refine for greater impact The lessons and exercises found within this comprehensive guide will empower you to master—or develop in others—data storytelling skills and transition your work from acceptable to exceptional. By investing in these skills for ourselves and our teams, we can all tell inspiring and influential data stories!

Storytelling with Data in Healthcare

Storytelling with Data in Healthcare Book
Author : Kevin Masick,Eric Bouillon
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-11-30
ISBN : 1000226506
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With the constant evolution of change in healthcare from both a technology and governmental perspective, it is imperative to take a step back and view the big picture. Relying on hunches or beliefs is no longer sustainable, so avoid jumping to conclusions and making decisions without thoroughly understanding the statistics being analyzed. The triple aim of statistics is a conceptual model laying the foundation for improving healthcare outcomes through statistics. This foundation is: know your numbers; develop behavioral interventions; and set goals to drive change. With the availability of electronic data sources, the quantity and quality of data have grown exponentially to the point of information overload. Translating all this data into words that tell a meaningful story is overwhelming. This book takes the reader on a journey that navigates through this data to tell a story that everyone can understand and use to drive improvement. Readers will learn to tell a narrative story based on data, to develop creative, innovative and effective solutions to improve processes and outcomes utilizing the authors’ tools. Topics include mortality and readmission, patient experience, patient safety survey, governmental initiatives, CMS Star Rating and Hospital Compare. Storytelling with Data in Healthcare combines methodology and statistics in the same course material, making it coherent and easier to put into practice. It uses storytelling as a tool for knowledge acquisition and retention and will be valuable for courses in nursing schools, medical schools, pharmacy schools or any healthcare profession that has a research design or statistics course offered to students. The book will be of interest to researchers, academics, healthcare professionals, and students in the fields of healthcare management and operations as well as statistics and data visualization.

Practical SQL

Practical SQL Book
Author : Anthony DeBarros
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018
ISBN : 1593278276
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Practical SQL is a pragmatic guide to analysing data sets using SQL, the programming language that powers the world's most popular database applications. The book focuses on finding the story that a data set tells and discovering the information in data sets, using the PostgreSQL database as its primary tool. Practical SQL is ideal for those who need a tool to find meaning in data: A marketing department staffer analysing the results of a customer survey; a student analysing a data set as part of a research project; even a journalist building a data set to investigate a government agency.

Infographic Design

Infographic Design Book
Author : Sandu
Publisher : Gingko Press
Release : 2020-07-21
ISBN : 9783943330632
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Infographics and data visualization are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present information quickly, easily and clearly to the masses. This title will explore the basic knowledge of infographics and data visualization by explicating its history and the major types used. Fifteen well-selected masters and talents on data visualization will share their work in the book and tell us more about how they meet and handle information and data. It will serve as a great book for information designers and common readers who like visualizing information and analyzing data.

Storytelling with Data

Storytelling with Data Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tell more effective stories with data. Learn two storytelling methods to help craft compelling narratives from data.

The Visual Imperative

The Visual Imperative Book
Author : Lindy Ryan
Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
Release : 2016-03-14
ISBN : 0128039302
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Data is powerful. It separates leaders from laggards and it drives business disruption, transformation, and reinvention. Today’s most progressive companies are using the power of data to propel their industries into new areas of innovation, specialization, and optimization. The horsepower of new tools and technologies have provided more opportunities than ever to harness, integrate, and interact with massive amounts of disparate data for business insights and value – something that will only continue in the era of the Internet of Things. And, as a new breed of tech-savvy and digitally native knowledge workers rise to the ranks of data scientist and visual analyst, the needs and demands of the people working with data are changing, too. The world of data is changing fast. And, it’s becoming more visual. Visual insights are becoming increasingly dominant in information management, and with the reinvigorated role of data visualization, this imperative is a driving force to creating a visual culture of data discovery. The traditional standards of data visualizations are making way for richer, more robust and more advanced visualizations and new ways of seeing and interacting with data. However, while data visualization is a critical tool to exploring and understanding bigger and more diverse and dynamic data, by understanding and embracing our human hardwiring for visual communication and storytelling and properly incorporating key design principles and evolving best practices, we take the next step forward to transform data visualizations from tools into unique visual information assets. Discusses several years of in-depth industry research and presents vendor tools, approaches, and methodologies in discovery, visualization, and visual analytics Provides practicable and use case-based experience from advisory work with Fortune 100 and 500 companies across multiple verticals Presents the next-generation of visual discovery, data storytelling, and the Five Steps to Data Storytelling with Visualization Explains the Convergence of Visual Analytics and Visual discovery, including how to use tools such as R in statistical and analytic modeling Covers emerging technologies such as streaming visualization in the IOT (Internet of Things) and streaming animation

The Data Storytelling Workbook

The Data Storytelling Workbook Book
Author : Anna Feigenbaum,Aria Alamalhodaei
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-03-17
ISBN : 1351684701
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

From tracking down information to symbolising human experiences, this book is your guide to telling more effective, empathetic and evidence-based data stories. Drawing on cross-disciplinary research and first-hand accounts of projects ranging from public health to housing justice, The Data Storytelling Workbook introduces key concepts, challenges and problem-solving strategies in the emerging field of data storytelling. Filled with practical exercises and activities, the workbook offers interactive training materials that can be used for teaching and professional development. By approaching both ‘data’ and ‘storytelling’ in a broad sense, the book combines theory and practice around real-world data storytelling scenarios, offering critical reflection alongside practical and creative solutions to challenges in the data storytelling process, from tracking down hard to find information, to the ethics of visualising difficult subjects like death and human rights.