Data Storytelling

How we display data is important in communicating that data. Learn how to visually tell a story with your data to make your communication more effective and influence how your message is received.


Data Storytelling

Learn how to tell a story with the data you analyze. Data storytelling helps you communicate your message in a visual way. This course will dive into data context, when and when not to use animation, constructing a story, and more.


Topics Include:

  • Communicating numbers in words and narratives
  • Visualization for explanation
  • The elements of a good data story
  • Telling stories with data


Dennis McGrath is an engineer with more than 30 years of experience using data to make better decisions. He received both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees from Rutgers University. His career spans multiple sectors including government/military, healthcare, finance, and homeland security. As an engineer for the Naval Air Warfare Center and later with Lockheed Martin, he worked with Navy aircraft and ship-based combat systems. As a researcher at Dartmouth College and Norwich University, he was principle investigator for multiple projects investigating technology for infrastructure protection and disaster response. More recently, he has been a consultant to several New England hospitals using Six Sigma methods to spearhead data-driven process improvements.

Price: $499.00