ODSC….Telling Human Stories With Data
Telling Human Stories With Data
Robust data analysis underpins every business decision, public sector project and non-profit initiative. But data in its raw form often fails to convince crucial lay audiences – either due to its complexity or due to suspicion and mistrust. And you can’t help get guide the world in the right direction made if you alienate key decision-makers or the public.
6:30pm – 7:00pm – ODSC Intro, Pizza & Refreshments
7:00pm – 7:50pm – Talk
7:50pm – 8:00pm – Q&A
8:00pm – 8:30pm – Networking
This talk, delivered by journalist and data visualization specialist Alan Rutter, will cover an audience-centered approach to visualizing data. It will introduce tried-and-tested techniques for communicating data-driven stories effectively to people from a broad range of backgrounds and deal with some of the common problems that practitioners encounter.
Alan Rutter is the founder of consultancy Fire Plus Algebra, and is a specialist in communicating complex subjects through data visualization, writing and design. He has worked as a journalist, product owner and trainer for brands and organizations including Guardian Masterclasses, WIRED, Time Out, the Home Office, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.