e126 – Storytelling with Data and Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Show Notes

    • Storytelling with Data is one of the best books showing effective ways of showing data in presentations. Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, author of Storytelling with Data, is one of the authorities on effective Data Viz. And this episode of The Presentation Podcast is a fantastic conversation about Cole’s background, the Storytelling with Data book, and how to approach Data Viz in presentation design. Join us!
    • Cole, give us a bit of your background, history and how you came to Presenting with Data.
    • Let’s talk about the opening line of the book, by Edward Tufte, “”Power corrupts. PowerPoint corrupts absolutely.”
    • How is data for presentations different from data journalism, dashboard design or any of the other places we might see data displayed?
    • What tools and software do you personally use (for Data Viz and number crunching)?
    • Talk about community.storytellingwithdata.com and the second book, Let’s Practice.
    • What is one piece of advice about placing a chart onto a slide?


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