Storytelling with Data is a data visualization guide for business professionals. This book teaches you how to communicate effectively with data, tell stories with graphs and make your point resonate with your audience. With Storytelling with Data, you’ll learn the basics of data visualization and learn how to create informative, insightful and visually appealing graphs.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for business professionals who want to communicate effectively with data. It teaches you how to take your data and transform it into graphs that tell a story and make a point. With Storytelling with Data, you’ll learn the basics of data visualization and be able to create informative, insightful and visually appealing graphs that will help you get your message across.
- The book is easy to read
- The author provides clear examples throughout the book
- The concepts are applicable to a wide range of professionals
- The author goes in-depth about how to use certain software, which may make the book difficult for those who are not familiar with data visualization tools.
- The examples used throughout the book can be a little too simple for those who are already experienced in data visualization.
- Some readers may find that the author’s writing style is dry and humorless.
Learn more about the author
Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic is a data visualizer and author. She has over 10 years of experience working with data, and specializes in creating clear, concise and effective visuals that tell a story.
“This is an excellent book on data visualization with clear explanations and numerous examples. The author covers many important topics, from the fundamentals to more advanced techniques. If you want to learn how to create effective graphs and tell powerful stories with data, this is the book for you.”
“Incredibly comprehensive and user-friendly guide to data visualization. Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic takes you step by step through the ins and outs of data viz, from discussing why it’s important, to selecting the right type of graph for your information, to designing and presenting your finished product. A wealth of examples makes this an ideal resource for anyone who needs to get their point across with clarity and impact.”
“A fabulous read for anyone working with data. Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic takes the guesswork out of creating meaningful, effective data visualizations that tell a story. This book is crammed with helpful tips and real-world examples to get you up and running quickly.”
“If you’re looking for a crash course in data viz, this is it. Cole covers everything from the basics of making charts to more advanced techniques like customizing your visuals for maximum impact. The examples are clear and concise, and I found myself underlining entire sections as important takeaways.”