An Introduction to Data Storytelling & Data Visualisation


24, 25 & 26 October 2023 | Online


From data to influence – How do you tell a story with your data & influence key stakeholders?

This Data Visualisation session will use a combination of inspirational and informative examples of world-class Data Visualisations, along with easy to understand data visualisation and communication techniques, to help attendees gain high-level insights on how to use Data Visualisation frameworks and apply tips-and-tricks to develop Data Visualisations that will engage, entertain and inspire future decision makers.

Attendees will participate in some team activities and will walk through an example of the end-to-end process of developing an Interactive Business focused Dashboard, using the industry leading Data Visualisation software.

Join expert data visualisation specialist Paul Hodge for this workshop to gain new skills or refine your existing skills in the core elements of successful data storytelling including engagement, presentation and design thinking. Paul will expand on these core elements to support you with the skills to leverage data in new ways and for greater influence.

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Benefits of Attending:

  • Understand why data storytelling and data visualisation are powerful business tools
  • Learn and understand the principles of engagement, information presentation, and user-centric design for creating effective data visualisations
  • Gain data Visualisation tips and techniques that can be applied in the real-world
  • Explore the end-to-end development of an interactive business focused dashboard

Facilitated by

Paul Hodge, University Lecturer & Data Viusalisation Evangelist

Paul Hodge is a Data Visualisation University Lecturer and Corporate Educator with a passion for exploring the intersection between data, design, and storytelling. By elevating everyone’s potential to engage, inform, and leverage design principles, Paul believes that we all have the ability to inspire people and share our insights in ways that can improve the world and make it a more interesting place to live in.

Leveraging his entrepreneurial spirit and drawing on a blend of business acumen and deep technical experience, Paul continues to work closely with C-level executive management, while bringing together business, technical and analytic teams to improve their productivity and achieve outstanding business outcomes.

Who will attend?

Federal, state and local government representatives. This workshop is ideal for anyone with a role or responsibility for representing or communicating insights or concepts using data and want to improve their data storytelling capabilities. The workshop is well suited to those with roles and responsibilities for:

  • Business Analysis
  • Data & Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Research & Reporting
  • Performance & Strategy

This workshop is designed as an introduction. A basic understanding of how to use Excel would be an advantage but is not necessary.

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Use the code ‘GOVCAREER’ at checkout and save $100 off your workshop registration.