Data visualization, presentation, and open data posts from PolicyViz.com
Daily Writing Prompts
As the terms “story” and “data” get mixed together more and more, it’s worth taking a look at traditional story structure.
What do you do with a paired bar chart with 40 bars? Try a dot plot or slope chart instead.
Examples of the Dear Data final project as part of my Georgetown business school class on data visualization.
PowerPoint should be banned. This PowerPoint presentation explains why.
Rune Madsen's new book, Programming Design Systems, is being written "in the open." In this podcast episode, we talk about that process and design generally
Episode Scott Schwertly - Policy Viz
In this week& episode, I chat with Jan Willem Tulp about some of his recent and upcoming projects, as well as about data and story.
I’m currently in Pamplona, Spain enjoying what is turning out to be a very rewarding and tiring week at the Malofiej Infographic World Summit (follow #malofiej25 on Twitter, if you like). If I can find the time, I’ll try to conduct...
Four steps any organization can take to improve the way they collect, analyze, and communicate their data to reach a wide audience.
Using Excel VBA to Improve Workflow - Policy Viz
The first of four posts exploring the relationship between the word "story" and the word "data" and why too many people get it wrong.
Applying Data to Story Structure - Policy Viz
They help us recall information and connect with people and content. Let& tell data stories better.
Free Stock Photos
Summer Reading Lists
The Golden Age of Children's Literature - Charlotte Mason Soirée
Pixel Maps in Excel - Policy Viz
Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks will help presenters of scholarly or data-intensive content improve their presentations.