Data story telling - How to successfully visualise and communicate data to inform decision-making Belfast


Data and metrics are the life-blood of organisations, enabling decision-makers to better understand and monitor performance and gain new insights. However, in order for this to happen, the data has to be presented in a way that is easy to understand and allows decision-makers to easily grasp the meaning and insights.

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Venue details:  
Belfast, , Belfast
Date & time:  
28 November 2017 09:30 - 28 November 2017 17:00
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Speaker details
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Bernard Marr

This course provides an overview of the latest tools and techniques for effective data communication. It will cover how to create and structure a management report, how to visualise data in the most appropriate graphs and charts and how to design effective information dashboards.

Course Objectives

·         Understand the importance of effective data story telling

·         See where organisations are getting it often wrong

·         Learn best practice graph design

·         Understand how to design effective reports and dashboards

·         See how effective data storytelling leads to improved decision-making

Who Will Benefit From This Course

Anyone who is in a role that involved producing or consuming data, spreadsheets, reports and dashboards.

Key Topics

Data visualisation, storytelling, reporting, dashboards, graphs and charts

Learning Outcomes

·         The latest tools and trends for effective information communication.

·         How to design and present graphs and charts to maximise their impact.

·         Visual story-telling: using visuals and narratives to tell engaging stories.

·         Developing and structuring performance reports and dashboards.

Facilitator Details/Bio

Bernard Marr is an internationally best-selling business author, keynote speaker and strategic advisor to companies and governments. He is one of the world's most highly respected voices anywhere when it comes to data in business and has been recognized by LinkedIn as one of the world's top 5 business influencers.

Bernard is a regular contributor to the World Economic Forum, writes regular columns for Forbes and LinkedIn Pulse and his expert comments have been featured on TV and radio (e.g. BBC News, Sky News and BBC World) as well as in high-profile publications including The Times, The Financial Times, the CFO Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.

He has written a number of seminal books and hundreds of high profile reports and articles, including the international best-sellers ‘Big Data in Practice: How 45 Successful Companies Used Big Data Analytics To Deliver Extraordinary Results’, 'Big Data: Using SMART Big Data, Analytics and Metrics To Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance', 'Key Business Analytics: The 60+ Business Analysis Tools Every Manager Needs to Know', 'The Intelligent Company' and 'Big Data for Small Business' in the For Dummies series.

Bernard has worked with and advised many of the world's best-known organizations including Accenture, Astra Zeneca, Bank of England, Barclays, BP, Cisco, DHL, Fujitsu, Gartner, HSBC, IBM, Mars, Ministry of Defence, Microsoft, NATO, Oracle, The Home Office, NHS, Orange, Tetley, T-Mobile, Toyota, Royal Air Force, SAP, Shell, the United Nations, Walmart, among many others.




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