Data Storytelling : Why Do We Present Data Like A Maze?
As I am doing more and more work in Data Storytelling I am coming across examples that are demonstrative of the fact that ability to data storytell is still at its embryonic stages. Here are some of the slides I have worked on this week. Now, as soon your audience look at this, the feeling they get is very close to feeling…

Storytelling: Stories Hidden in The Data From Feedback Forms
I have written about my views on the obsession attached with collecting data on Feedback Forms for workshops, seminars and trainings in the past. But as I am reading and understanding more about Feedback I am developing some insights. The trend has been to centralise and standardise systems, collecting data on metrics on feedback for workshops, trainings, seminars etc. This can be…

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…