What is data storytelling?
Data storytelling is the process of translating data analysis into layman's terms in order to influence a business decision or action.
So, what is my story?
After working for more than 10 years in the field of business intelligence, I found a problem in the way businesses consume data. As a BI team manager who had to deal with this inefficiency in the business process, I felt there must be a way to improve the consumption part as after all consumption is the key purpose of capturing data in the first place. I researched and found the big e-commerce companies are using a concept called 'data storytelling' to improve data consumption and also to influence decision making. I found a coach to train myself on the data storytelling concepts but had difficulties in applying it in the day to day business as it involved public speaking, which I wasn't good at. So, I decided to come out of my shell by getting trained on public speaking so that I can improve the data consumption problem. Now I am collaborating with various businesses in training them on dashboard design and public speaking skills to embed a sustainable data consumption culture. On that journey, I picked up a lot of useful techniques and frameworks which I thought of sharing it through our Meetup groups as a way to help someone who is doing the same journey as mine.
So the simple story line is, an enthusiastic data guy gets frustrated with the way businesses consume data, so he gets out to learn a better way to do it and heads back to the business world to challenge and disrupt their existing data culture. If you would like to keep up with my story, just follow me on twitter @TheDataStoryGuy.
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