Wed, 29 May 2019
418: Effective Data Visualization, The Right Chart for the Right Data by Dr Stephanie Evergreen, Mastercard, Verizon, UN, CDC, World Bank & FDA
Jason Hartman talks with Stephan Evergreen, founder of Evergreen Data and author of Effective Data Visualization, about how to improve your presentations by improving your visual aids. Sight is our dominant sense, so your presentation can be made or broken depending on how your audience sees what you're showing them. Confuse them with information presented poorly and sometimes it doesn't matter what you say.
[1:41] What's the problem with the way we try and communicate data in presentations?
[5:19] How to choose the right way to present data visually
[7:36] What software does Stephanie recommend?
[12:24] Ways you need to tweak your presentation from the default Excel design
[16:06] We have 5 senses, but sight is probably the king
[18:43] There are cultural differences around color
[21:55] How much data can you show in a presentation?