Strategies to Tell Better Stories with Data

Data Chats

“It’s really in that communication piece is where things either succeed or fail, irrespective of all the hard work that happened up until that point.” —  Cole-Nussbaumer-Knaflic

In this episode of Data Chats, Chris Richardson interviews Cole-Nussbaumer-Knaflic Founder & CEO of Storytelling with Data and author of best-selling books Storytelling with Data: Let’s Practice and Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals. They discuss:

  • The importance of answering “so what” when sharing data
  • How to do a better job of defining the audience for the data story
  • Tips for communicating data after all the analysis is done
  • The ways organizations can support data teams learn how to share insights through storytelling
  • Strategies to get more comfortable with storytelling with data

Continued Learning

Data Science for Business Leaders
This course teaches you how to partner with data professionals to uncover business value, make informed decisions and solve problems.
Learn More

Business-Driven Data Analysis
This course teaches a proven, repeatable approach that you can leverage across data projects and toolsets to deliver timely data analysis with actionable insights. Learn More

Connect with Cole-Nussbaumer-Knaflic: Storytellingwithdata.com and follow her on LinkedIn or Twitter

Author

  • Pragmatic Editorial Team

    The Pragmatic Editorial Team comprises a diverse team of writers, researchers, and subject matter experts. We are trained to share Pragmatic Institute’s insights and useful information to guide product, data, and design professionals on their career development journeys. Pragmatic Institute is the global leader in Product, Data, and Design training and certification programs for working professionals. Since 1993, we’ve issued over 250,000 product management and product marketing certifications to professionals at companies around the globe. For questions or inquiries, please contact [email protected].

Author:

Other Resources in this Series

Most Recent

Podcast

Bridging the Gap Between Data Science and Business

“There’s a gap between the technical side and the business side. You need to bridge that gap with a common understanding of what’s predicted, how well, and what’s done about it.” – Eric Siegel In...
Podcast

Mastering the Art of Data Visualization with Nadieh Bremer

“Data visualization is about adding a visual channel to make the data more memorable and comprehensible. We remember things in images and stories; we are not number creatures.” – Nadieh Bremer In this episode of...
Category: Data Science

OTHER PodcastS

Podcast

Bridging the Gap Between Data Science and Business

“There’s a gap between the technical side and the business side. You need to bridge that gap with a common understanding of what’s predicted, how well, and what’s done about it.” – Eric Siegel In...
Podcast

Mastering the Art of Data Visualization with Nadieh Bremer

“Data visualization is about adding a visual channel to make the data more memorable and comprehensible. We remember things in images and stories; we are not number creatures.” – Nadieh Bremer In this episode of...
Category: Data Science

Sign up to stay up to date on the latest industry best practices.

Sign up to received invites to upcoming webinars, updates on our recent podcast episodes and the latest on industry best practices.

Subscribe

Subscribe

Pragmatic Institute Resources