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Data-driven Storytelling Best Practices Webinar (presentation slides)

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View these slides from Yellowfin’s Webinar series, Data-driven Storytelling Best Practices, and learn how to leverage the power of storytelling to unlock the insights in your data and instigate change.

To watch this Webinar, search for "Yellowfin Data-driven Storytelling Best Practices Webinar" on YouTube.

Watch this Webinar to:
•Learn how turning insights into stories can help drive decision-making in your organization
•Discover the different storytelling mediums and when to use them
•Learn how to make your storytelling more interactive and compelling


Yellowfin: A data-driven Storytelling pioneer

Yellowfin was the first Business Intelligence (BI) vendor to market (November 2012) with a fully integrated and interactive PowerPoint-like presentation module for BI content, Storyboard.

Storyboard’s presentation-oriented User Interface enables the fact-based insight gleaned from BI to be naturally incorporated into organizational decision-making processes, while empowering a wider array of people from non data-centric backgrounds to share and benefit from BI.

To find out more about Storyboard, GO HERE:
http://www.yellowfinbi.com/YFCommunityNews-Yellowfin-launches-Storyboard-redefines-information-delivery-paradigm-for-BI-122371


Like to find out more?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for additional information.

To get started with Yellowfin today, simply visit www.yellowfinbi.com and click “Try It Free”.

Discover how we’re striving to deliver you the most accessible and engaging BI and data-driven storytelling capabilities possible.

Stay in touch via the Yellowfin LinkedIn Group, and for regular news and updates, follow Yellowfin (@YellowfinBI) on Twitter.


Why is storytelling important?

Data analysis is more than just data and charts. It’s about finding and telling a story.

Data-driven storytelling inspires action by connecting logic with emotion. As data volumes grow, and people are overloaded with information, the power of storytelling with data is becoming more important. Effective storytelling can help you understand the significance of your data and make better decisions.

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Data-driven Storytelling Best Practices Webinar (presentation slides)

  1. 1. Data Driven Storytelling Best Practices
  2. 2. About
  3. 3. Todays Agenda
  4. 4. Why data needs a story?
  5. 5. Stories persuade
  6. 6. Quote by Seth
  7. 7. More memorable
  8. 8. More Impactful
  9. 9. More Personal
  10. 10. Presentations are boring
  11. 11. _
  12. 12. Rather than tables... Date Domestic Sales (M) International Sales (M) January $2,975 $1,062 February $3,515 $1,100 March $3,890 $1,010 April $3,425 $837 May $3,752 $966 June $4,257 $1,019 July $3,573 $999 August $3,951 $209 September $4,407 $899 October $4,109 $820 November $4,235 $903 December $4,665 $1,322
  13. 13. Visualize your data Domestic International
  14. 14. Use the right chart type
  15. 15. Every data set tells a story - AutoCharts
  16. 16. What are the key take aways?
  17. 17. Take people on a data-driven journey
  18. 18. Every story needs a hero
  19. 19. Filter out irrelevant content
  20. 20. One point per slide
  21. 21. Who is your audience?
  22. 22. Paint a picture
  23. 23. The most persuasive words
  24. 24. Different storytelling mediums
  25. 25. Infographics
  26. 26. Turn your insights into infographics Tweet History Last 90 Days
  27. 27. Give smart ideas an advantage
  28. 28. Data-Driven Storytelling Best Practices 1. Beautiful data tells a story 2. Know your purpose 3. Take them on a journey 4. Focus on meaningful content 5. Connect with your audience 6. Use the right medium 7. There is always room for improvement
  29. 29. Once upon a time...
  30. 30. The Journey
  31. 31. Bring the Presentation to the Data
  32. 32. Introducing Yellowfin Storyboard
  33. 33. Story of Storyboard
  34. 34. Rather than Static Storytelling
  35. 35. Interactive Storytelling Invoiced
  36. 36. With Annotations
  37. 37. With Filters
  38. 38. Drill Through Year Camp Region Invoiced % Max Invoiced 2005 Asia $11,138,005 . Europe $169,525 . North America $6,325,943 . 2005 $17,633,473 2006 Asia $4,780,247 . Australia $88,904 . Europe $531,994 . North America $3,210,324 . 2006 $8,611,470 2007 Asia $765,249 . Australia $1,733,306 . Europe $7,671,489 . Latin America $49,157 . North America $793,043 . 2007 $11,012,244 2008 Asia $890,230 . Australia $15,745,504 . Europe $42,237,161 . Latin America $682,259 . North America $22,134,945 . 2008 $81,690,100
  39. 39. Drill Down Year Camp Region Invoiced % Max Invoiced 2009 Asia $408,616 . Australia $65,046,930 . Europe $91,715,729 . Latin America $366,873 .
  40. 40. Drill Anywhere
  41. 41. Collaboration and Associated Reports
  42. 42. Media Category & Booking Method Analysis
  43. 43. Our story ends...yours begins
  44. 44. Further Reading Now you see it - Stephen Few Resonate - Nancy Duarte The Story Factor - Annett Simmons Made to Stick - Chip & Dan Heath The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs - Carmine Gallo Slide:ology - Nancy Duarte Moving Mountains - Henry Boettenger Beyond Bullet Points - Cliff Atkinson Why Most PowerPoint Presentations Suck - Rick Altman Real Leaders Don't do PowerPoint - Christopher Witt
  45. 45. Q & A
  46. 46. Demo Chart look

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