Before You Begin: Preparing Your Story6:00 with Anwar Montasir
In our last video, we learned that our job as practitioners of data visualization is to provide context and purpose to data in order to convert that data into information. Then, we use that information to tell our audience a meaningful story. But what does that process look like? Let’s say a colleague hands us an Excel or Google spreadsheet full of facts and figures. Are we ready to jump right in and start making a chart?
Four steps before starting data visualization
- Identify your audience.
- Decide on your story.
- Double-check your data
- Choose the right amount of data
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