Handouts for data-heavy presentations

PowerPoint Tips

Sometimes, you need to present data — lots of it. The manager wants the data. The data. The data is really just a big spreadsheet. You can put some of the data in the Notes pane. You can also copy data from Excel and paste it into the Notes pane.

Important News About Data Protection

Manner of Speaking

If you’re wondering why you have recently received a raft of emails from different companies, organizations and sites about data protection, there is a reason: a new European law on data protection. On 25 May 2018, … Continue reading → Uncategorized data protection GDPR Manner of Speaking

2018 114

How to Use Data Analytics in Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

Simply put, data analytics is the close examination of all observable data in order to draw valuable conclusions with which an organisation may improve itself.

2018 70

The Most Reliable Places to Find Credible Data

Presentation Guru

As a presenter, one of the worst things that can happen during your presentation is not you forgetting to mention an important stat/data, but someone from the audience disputing the authenticity of that data.

2019 56

Create handouts for data-heavy decision meetings

PowerPoint Tips

One of the most common uses of PowerPoint is to present data that will be used to make a decision at a meeting. Distill the data to the important conclusions. Provide detailed data when requested without confusing the message.

Data Needs Context

Presentation Guru

Is your presentation data meaningful? Jude Barak shows us how to share our data in the most effective way. … Message Storytelling Building Arguments complex subjects Data visualisation featured Pitching Presenting DataIt’s all about context.

2017 68

Turning Your Data into Eye-opening Stories

SlideModel

Data – a term used to classify the facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis. Data science, as we know it, has been making ripples in every industry for almost a decade now. Yes, that means storytelling with data. Data Fuels Up Your Stories.

2018 63

How to Display Data the Right Way in Presentations

Duarte Blog

It can be tricky to display data in presentations 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.

2018 79

How to Make a Presentation with Data that Moves People

Duarte Blog

Professionals in data-dense industries (like Pharma, Tech, Engineering, or Finance) value concrete information. The post How to Make a Presentation with Data that Moves People appeared first on Duarte.

2018 90

When Presenting Data, Get to the Point Fast

Duarte Blog

Projecting your data on slides puts you at an immediate disadvantage: When you’re giving a presentation, people can’t pull the numbers in for a closer look or take as much time to examine them as they can with a report or a white paper.

2018 71

Link text to an Excel cell to dynamically update data

PowerPoint Tips

Sudeep doesn’t want to create an entire table of data. At first, I suggested the simplest option, because I didn’t know that he wanted the data to be nicely formatted. Here it is: Choose a cell that will always have the data you need.

2014 170

A simple, 4-step guide to beautifully visualize data in your presentations

PowerPoint Tips

This especially makes sense when data comes into play. After all, data is just a bunch of facts or statistics that are collected together for reference and analysis. Too many people take data visualization for granted and almost always opt for the bare minimum approach.

2017 130

Making Data Meaningful

Manner of Speaking

The Long Island Index is a project that gathers and publishes data on Long Island, the largest island adjoining the continental USA. So, according to Newsday , a local newspaper, last year the Long Island Index decided to take different approach : It still will present data neutrally, and it won’t take sides, but it will be much more active in trying to make sure that its ideas and its sense of urgency don’t end when the lights come on after the annual presentation.

2010 139

Sucker Nation: We Believed Polling Data

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the reality that it was allegedly attempted blasts a gigantic hole in the confidence of the data produced in polls.  For the 2020 presidential campaign those following the machinations could be relying on other kinds of data.

2019 52

How to Spot Data Lies

Presentation Guru

… Bitesize Charts and Graphs Visuals Data visualisation Presentation MistakesMany charts don’t tell the truth (or, at least, are quite misleading).

2017 55

Edward Tufte on Data, Analysis, & Truth

Presentation Zen

Edward Tufte is a leading expert in the data analysis and data visualization space. Highlights In his talk, Tufte warns against confirmation bias and massaging the data to arrive at findings that are desirable or somehow in your interest. This is where data forensics comes in.

Displaying More Complex Data

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

The story that the chart is trying to tell isn’t at all obvious and it takes far too much effort just to read it, data point by data point. To keep the reader from getting lost in the data, I used alternating shading for the rows, a subtle, but effective technique.

2009 130

Hans Rosling: Upgrading our worldview via data visualization

Presentation Zen

Data and information are not inherently boring. The key is to select the appropriate (and accurate) data to support your message. Yet, it also matters how you bring the data alive, giving it context and meaning. Data Visualization Donald Trump Hans Rosling Mexico

2015 112

Create a table from Excel data in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Recently, a subscriber asked me about how to put a table of data from Excel on a slide. First, think about whether the data will be readable if it will be projected on a screen. Also consider whether the data lends itself to a graph, because graphs can be easier to understand.

2015 217

Data Visualisation Advice to Stop You Drowning in the Numbers

Presentation Guru

How to engage an audience when data is your story and the fact that data needs context in order to mean anything are two areas that Jude Barak has previously written about for us. … Data Visualisation Charts and Graphs Data visualisation featured Visual Aids

2017 52

Data Visualization – The Perfect Combination of Analytics and Art

Presentation Guru

Presentation Guru was recently invited to a demonstration by Tableau on how to Make Your Data Make an Impact. … Data Visualisation Software Visuals charts and graphs Data visualisation featured Visual Aids Visual Language

How to Display Data the Right Way in Presentations

Duarte Blog

It can be tricky to display data in presentations 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.

2017 91

3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data

Duarte Blog

They tell me about DATA as though it is something alive and vital. Delivering complex data to an audience isn’t always easy. The post 3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data appeared first on Duarte. Have you ever had lunch with a genius?

2017 97

You're in love with your data, but the audience isn't

Speak Schmeak

Your data is brilliant. Look at how those data points curve so dramatically upward and then zigzag back down! What your data does is support your key points and give the audience the facts and figures behind the story.

2012 215

Stop making excuses for your data dump

Speak Schmeak

For those of you who insist that data cannot (or worse -- shouldn't) be presented in an interesting and engaging way, I will once again point you to Hans Rosling. He is not the only speaker who makes data fascinating, but he is probably the best at it.

2010 181

Once Upon A Data Point: Using Stories To Make Your Facts More Memorable

Professionally Speaking...

If you''re familiar with the character of Sherlock Holmes -- whether from literature, the BBC''s production starring Benedict Cumberbatch or the CBS series, Elementary -- you know that Sherlock is a data junkie. He gives meaning to the assorted bits of data he''s collected.

2014 199

Your Data Wants a Makeover

Duarte Blog

When handled correctly, complex scenarios and data can still be included while being transformed into something that is easily comprehensible to the average audience member. This “epic spreadsheet of numbers” is the data that Airslide received.

2010 89

Stop making excuses for your data dump

Speak Schmeak

For those of you who insist that data cannot (or worse -- shouldn't) be presented in an interesting and engaging way, I will once again point you to Hans Rosling. He is not the only speaker who makes data fascinating, but he is probably the best at it.

2010 158

Tips for turning your Excel data into PowerPoint charts

PowerPoint Tips

My blog post, Tips for turning your Excel data into PowerPoint charts ” has been posted on Microsoft’s PowerPoint blog. Here’s what you’ll find: Limit the data.

2012 169

Data Researcher - Telecommuting (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

2018 40

The Best Way to Protect Yourself from Misleading Graphs

Presentation Guru

Data Visualisation Charts and Graphs Data visualisationA person trying to persuade you toward their point of view may well use a graph to present information. After all, “a graph isn’t an opinion – it represents cold hard numbers and who can argue with those?”

2019 60

Edward Tufte on Data, Analysis, & Truth

Presentation Zen

Edward Tufte is a leading expert in the data analysis and data visualization space. Highlights In his talk, Tufte warns against confirmation bias and massaging the data to arrive at findings that are desirable or somehow in your interest. This is where data forensics comes in.

How to Engage the Audience When Your Data is the Story

Presentation Guru

How can presenters keep an audience engaged when going over large sets of data?

2017 98

You're in love with your data, but the audience isn't

Speak Schmeak

Your data is brilliant. Look at how those data points curve so dramatically upward and then zigzag back down! What your data does is support your key points and give the audience the facts and figures behind the story.

2012 151

50 great examples of data vizualization

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Scott for sharing this link to 50 great examples of data visualization and tools for creating your own visualizations, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Another source that I blogged about back in 2006 is Gapminder. As I said at the time “A picture sometimes [.].

Digg 122

Blockchain News - Data Reporter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

2018 40

Do you over-explain? 5 speaker tricks for using data, details wisely

The Eloquent Woman

You're smart--and loaded with facts, numbers, data points and the charts, graphs and diagrams to go with them. But if you haven't thought through how to use data and details sparingly, your audience will just get overwhelmed and miss your message.

2011 103

How to Create a Chart-Graph in PowerPoint from Excel Data-Part III

PowerPoint Tips

Maintaining the security of your data. This video (part III of a series) shows you how to bring a chart from Excel to PowerPoint while accomplishing 3 goals: Maintaining the look of the presentation. Keeping the presentation file small. View Part I: Creating the chart in PowerPoint.

2012 173

Stephen Colbert Digs Deep Into 7-11 And Pizza Hut’s Delicious Polling Data – Mediaite

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized "Stephen Colbert" 7-11 "Pizza Hut" "Polling Data" debate

50 great examples of data vizualization

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Scott for sharing this link to 50 great examples of data visualization and tools for creating your own visualizations, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Another source that I blogged about back in 2006 is Gapminder. As I said at the time “A picture sometimes [.].

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50 great examples of data vizualization

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Scott for sharing this link to 50 great examples of data visualization and tools for creating your own visualizations, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Another source that I blogged about back in 2006 is Gapminder. As I said at the time “A picture sometimes [.].

Digg 100

Hans Rosling: The Jedi Master of data visualization

Presentation Zen

If there is a Jedi Master of presenting data clearly, visually, and simply, then it is Hans. He proves time and time again, that data are not dull—and when you are trying to change the world, there is no excuse for boring presentations.

Is your audience switching off when you present data? Part One

Pivotal Public Speaking

Presenting data is a very difficult challenge. You have worked hard to collect the data and/or to synthesize it for presentation. It may be important that you be seen as the expert, but you are faced with the challenge of presenting this sometimes overwhelming mass of data so that an audience can understand and appreciate it. What can we present this data – graphs, pie charts, lists ….? Explain why it is important for your audience to understand the data.

2011 69