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Storytelling with Data: Tableau & PowerBI

Storytelling with Data: Tableau & PowerBI

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Lesson Objectives
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Expertise Level


Explore how to select the most effective visuals for storytelling, eliminating clutters, and the best practices for story design. We will also learn to work with Tableau and PowerBI to facilitate storytelling with data.

Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

Storytelling with Data: Tableau & PowerBI

  • list the important approaches and criteria involved in selecting effective visuals for data storytelling
  • define the concept of slopegraphs and list the essential capabilities and relevance of slopegraphs
  • demonstrate how to implement different types of bar charts using PowerBI
  • define the concept of clutters and how to identify and eliminate clutters
  • describe the Gestalt principles of visual perception
  • recall the prominent best practices of story design
  • list the prominent tools that we can use to facilitate storytelling¬†with data
  • recall the various essential decluttering steps and approaches that we can implement to eliminate clutters
  • demonstrate how to craft visual data using Tableau
  • recognize the concerns associated with visual designs from the perspective of storytelling
  • illustrate the essential building blocks of PowerBI that we can use to facilitate storytelling with data
  • create a model visual using Tableau
  • load data from a CSV file using PowerBI, create a bar chart using data, and create a pie chart to compare parts of a whole data set
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    Expertise Level