Storytelling with Data

Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic Storytelling with Data PDF


Storytelling with Data ebook: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals, 1st Edition. Storytelling with Data teaches you the basics of data visualization and effective communication with data. You will discover the power of storytelling and how to make data central to your story.

The lessons in this insightful text are theory-based but made accessible through numerous real-world examples that can be immediately applied to your next graphic or presentation.

Storytelling isn't an innate skill, especially when it comes to data visualization, and the tools at our disposal don't make it any easier. This book shows how to go beyond traditional tools to find the root of your data and use your data to create an engaging, informative, and compelling story. In detail you will learn:

  • Understand the importance of context and audience
  • Determine the type of chart that is appropriate for your situation
  • Detect and clean up the clutter hiding your information
  • Get your audience's attention to the most important parts of your data
  • Think like a designer and use design concepts in data visualization
  • Use the power of storytelling to get your message across to your audience

Together, the lessons in this book will help you turn your data into immersive visual stories that will engage with your audience. Clear your world of ineffective charts, one explosive 3D pie chart at a time. There's a story in your data: Storytelling with Data gives you the skills and power to tell it.