Visualize this! A lesson in data visualization

Published on September 24, 2013 in Buzz, Ideas, News

Melissa attended a workshop at the 2013 Canadian Evaluation Society Conference that was so impressive that we commissioned the presenter, Stephanie Evergreen, to conduct a webinar for the Cathexis staff.

Stephanie challenged us to move beyond the tried-and-true Excel graphs towards visuals that get the message across.

Gone are the days of unsightly gridlines, repetitive legends and mundane titles. We’ve adopted Stephanie’s art of simplicity in graphs, ventured into the land of infographics, and embraced the use of PowerPoint animations to support comprehension.

Check out Stephanie’s blog for some great tips and tricks: http://stephanieevergreen.com/blog/
 
Here’s a sample before & after: