Presenting Data and Information Effectively

Last week Dave Gardiner and Spencer Payne from the Warwickshire Observatory ran a session at the County Council’s Learning at Work month. The aim of the session, entitled ‘Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics’, was to provide attendees with advice on how to present data and information effectively.

Dave and Spencer ran through some good and bad examples of data presentation, and offered some ‘Golden Rules’ that should be considered when designing charts and graphs. ‘A Basic Guide to Choosing the Right Chart’ was also presented, as well as some more advanced ways of presenting data.

 The session was well attended by employees at the County Council, and a copy of the presentation used on the day can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

Learning at Work

One Response

  1. Thanks for sharing these golden rules for presenting data. It was quite a wellmade and humorous presentation as well.

    These basic mistakes like using too many colours or 3d does confuse audience.

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