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storytelling with data podcast

Apr 21, 2018

Whether it’s a graph, a slide, a presentation, your message, a story—there can be immense value in talking through it, out loud. In this session, Cole discusses her experiences and the benefits to speaking out loud to refine, practice, and identify better solutions. Cole also answers listener questions on the use of pictures in data visualization, tricks for formatting axis labels, and how to apply data storytelling to augment regular reporting.


Article: The Perks of Talking to Yourself

Study: This time it’s personal: the memory benefit of hearing onesself (related article)

Study: ISOTYPE Visualization – Working Memory, Performance, and Engagement with Pictographs (related post)

Blog post: supercategory axis labels in Excel

Blog post: gridlines are gratuitous

Blog post: #SWDchallenge square area graphs (recap coming soon!)

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