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The Quick and Dirty on Data Visualization

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Displaying data can be a tricky proposition, because different rules apply in different contexts. A sales director presenting financial projections to a group of field reps wouldn’t visualize her data the same way that a design consultant would in a written proposal to a potential client.


So how do you make the right choices for your situation? Before displaying your data, ask yourself these five questions: 


1. Am I presenting or circulating my data?

2. Am I using the right kind of chart or table?

3. What message am I trying to convey?

4. Do my visuals accurately reflect the numbers?

5. Are my data memorable?


Kenneth Mikkelsen's insight:

Excellent blog post by Nancy Duarte on Harvard Business Review. 


Nancy Duarte is the author of two award-winning books on the art of presenting, Slide:ology and Resonate.


Read my previous Scoop about Resonate here - and follow the link to read the book online. But I encourage you to buy the hardcopy - it's a treat.  


You can follow Nancy on Twitter here: @nancyduarte.


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Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

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In 2010 Nancy Duarte published a fantastic book: Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences. Now you can access a FREE digital multimedia version of her book or download the digital iBook version by following the insight link below. 

Kenneth Mikkelsen's insight:

Nancy wrote a blog post on LinkedIn, where she elaborates on the motives for giving away her book for free. You'll find it here: This Changes Everything: I'm Giving My Book Away.


You can follow Nancy on Twitter here: @nancyduarte.



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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, November 7, 2013 5:05 PM

Great Nancy Durate piece (she is amazing) here. 

David Hain's curator insight, November 8, 2013 1:45 AM

Great share Kenneth - this could be the future of publishing!