Storytelling : Credible but Cold
Before I begin, a disclaimer. We have used a video produced by KPMG as an example to bring the point we want to make via this blog to life. We lack context, it was not made for an audience like us. We are not even sharing our views on making this video better but simply using the information in the video to…

Data Storytelling: Your Internal Presentation Culture is it a Doctor’s Clinic or Courtroom?
In my previous blog on Data Storytelling I suggested that in absence of an insight, a Data Analyst should be a Questionologist. In this blog I want to share the vital role an audience plays in generating what we all want from Data….Insights. Firstly, I would highly recommend that we take the time to reflect upon our respective Internal Presentations Culture. In…

Practical Data Storytelling tip #4 : Do you put up a pretty slide and keep mum?
Data Storytelling is not Data Analytics or Data Visualisation. My intention with this 309 word blog is to differentiate between Data Visualisation and Data Storytelling and give you an example convincing enough that makes you say, ” Yes, Data Visualisation is not Data Storytelling. A lot of my work involves Data Storytelling and naturally I look for all articles, books and papers…

Practical data storytelling tip #1
Our education system works against our ability to data story tell. We teach two main subjects in school, language and maths. With language, we learn to tell stories. With maths, we learn to use numbers. But we don’t ever learn how to tell a story with numbers. That is the reason why data storytelling can be a difficult for many of us.…