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Interview: Nancy Duarte, Author and CEO of Duarte, Inc.

I recently caught up with Nancy Duarte, CEO of Duarte, Inc. and author of DataStory: Explain Data and Inspire Action Through Story to discuss her views on a topic that’s critical to successful data science projects – data storytelling. Nancy has contributed her expertise to MIT and Forbes and is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and Linkedin’s Influencer Program and can be heard on Lewis Howes, Art of Charm and Entrepreneur on Fire. She has an engaged following of 235,000+.

The Weight of Data

In this TEDxVancouver presentation, Jer Thorp’s discussion is stellar because it frames the story of how data can tell our stories. His project, openpaths.cc, tracked (willing) participants’ iPhone location data, his own included. His take on his own data’s story—matching each location with his career journey.

Making Data Mean More Through Storytelling

In this TEDx talk, Ben Wellington discusses how to use data to tell stories. In fact, he draws on some key lessons from fields well outside computer science and data analysis to make his observations about New York City fascinating.