Christine Leonard outlines the many ways that taking Ann K. Emery’s ‘Great Graph’s course has helped her to step up her game when presenting results through report style and color schemes, graphs and qualitative data.
Guest author Anna Williams was tasked with developing a national directory of organizations working on sexual and reproductive health for one of the United Nations’ country offices. In this blog post, Anna gives you a behind-the-scenes peek at that searchable Excel database.
Are your dot plots due for an update? Do they depict the data in a positive and easy-to-understand way? Kathy Dowell shares how to spruce up your dot plots so that your audience is engaged and going away informed. She highlights that your report cover makes all the difference in engaging your audience or your report landing on a shelf unread. Kathy, a student of Ann’s, shares how being enrolled in Ann’s courses was just the inspiration she needed to take her work to the next level.
If you’ve ever worked with publicly available government data, you probably know the headache and eye strain that comes with trying to make sense of a huge spreadsheet. Guest author Megan Johanson explains how you can easily create a customized chart that will make your federal grant data conversations a breeze. Megan Johanson is the Data Analytics and Insights Manager at the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio. She’s also a student in Depict Data Studio’s hybrid synchronous/asynchronous training program.