From Numbers to Narrative: Turning Raw Data into Compelling Visual Stories with Impact
From Numbers to Narrative: Turning Raw Data into Compelling Visual Stories with Impact


Learn the art and science, the theory and practical hands-on tactics of creating compelling communications experiences based on surveys, scientific research, public or proprietary data sources. In this talk, you will learn about some of the best practices for data storytelling and visualization and walk away with a new way of thinking and some practical tips you can put to work the moment the session is done.

Session Outline
- Strategies for creating memorable and effective data visualizations, data stories and infographics for your organization
- How to think about data and the visual communication of data
- Storytelling with data
- About information hierarchy and data visualization best practices
- The neuroscience and psychology behind how your audience will receive your data visualizations


Bill is an information designer, helping clients turn their data into compelling visual and often interactive experiences. He teaches data storytelling, information design and data visualization on LinkedIn Learning and in workshops for clients around the world. Bill is also Communications Director on the board of the Data Visualization Society. His clients include the World Bank, United Nations, Starbucks, American Express, Deloitte, and various agencies of the U.S. Government.

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