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Founder/ Speaker/ Author, Storytelling with data
Stories resonate and stick with your audience in ways that data alone does not. Why wouldn’t you leverage the power of story when communicating with HR data?
Join this engaging session, during which Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic discusses the untapped potential of combining the magic of story with best practices in data visualization for communicating effectively with data.
As an HR professional, you have access to a ton of people data. Yet often, the best analytics fails to drive action.
One way to ensure your message is heard and remembered is to never simply show data, but rather to make data a pivotal point in an overarching story.
In this session, I'll demonstrate the importance of telling a story with data and provide some practical tips and strategies that will make you a better data storyteller, able to impart understanding and inspire change.
What You Will Learn
Concrete tips and strategies to use when communicating with data, including:
Together, these lessons will help you more effectively communicate with your HR data.
Analytics Sophistication: All
Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic tells stories with data. She is the author of ‘storytelling with data: a data visualization guide for business professionals’ (Wiley, October 2015) and writes the popular blog www.storytellingwithdata.com.
Her well-regarded workshops and presentations are highly sought after by data-minded individuals, companies, and philanthropic organisations all over the world. Her unique talent was honed over the past decade through analytical roles in banking, private equity, and most recently as a manager on the Google People Analytics team.
At Google, she used a data-driven approach to inform innovative people programmes and management practices, ensuring that Google attracted, developed, and retained great talent and that the organisation was best aligned to meet business needs.
Cole travelled to Google offices throughout the US and Europe to teach the course she developed on data visualisation. She has also acted as an adjunct faculty member at MICA, where she taught Introduction to Information Visualization.
Cole has a BS in Applied Math and an MBA, both from the University of Washington. When she isn’t ridding the world of ineffective graphs one pie at a time, she is baking them, travelling, and embarking on adventures with her husband and young children in San Francisco.