Navigating Chart Chaos

Why Excel Skills are Essential in Today’s Data-Driven World In the fast-paced arena of modern business, the ability to convey complex data through charts is invaluable.   Yet, it’s here, in the midst of rows and columns, that many professionals find themselves at sea. The challenge isn’t just about creating charts; it’s about crafting charts […]

5.4 million tons. Can we really grasp this number?

5.4 million tons. Can we really grasp this number? In a previous post, I wrote about DATA VISUALIZATION or, for short, DATA VIZ.   There are those who are familiar with the concept and others who are less familiar – but both will automatically think of tables, graphs, pie charts and columns.   From a […]

Data and storytelling – is it a new concept?

Stortytelling and data go way way back… I wrote this article about data visualization for the “Presentation Guru” website a few years back, but it’s just as relevant today as it was then. So I thought I’d share it with you.   Visual communication has been around since cavemen painted on walls in prehistoric times. […]

Data viz – what does this buzzword even mean?

Data viz – what does this buzzword even mean? The concept of “data viz,” short for “data visualization,” has become increasingly common in recent years, yet it is still a relatively new field. With the vast array of information and multitude of analytical tools available to everyone today, we are inundated with reports full of […]

How to engage your audience when Data is the story …

How can presenters keep an audience engaged when going over large sets of data? It can be challenging keeping an audience-focused during a normal presentation, but graphs and pie charts can make it even more difficult to keep their attention. Here, Jude’s written these tips to make sure your next presentation establishes the story first, and then uses […]

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