Present the story of data, not just data

Published on: Mar 12 2014 by Tom

Avoid rookie mistakesManaging Partner and Vice President of Services at The Henderson Group, Terry Gault has posted a list of the 10 most common rookie presentation mistakes on the Prezi blog. Number five is “Data centric presentations: If your talk is focused on data rather than the vivid human story the data tells, you are in trouble.”

When working with web, I often see slides full of big numbers trying to impress but rarely see the meaning and context present, and even rarer a human connection to the information. A lot of people could learn from Terry Gault.

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