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RIA # 92: Dr. Stephanie Evergreen on Data Visualization

Dr. Stephanie Evergreen

Dr. Stephanie Evergreen

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Stephanie Evergreen, an internationally-recognized data visualization and design expert. She has trained future data nerds worldwide through keynote presentations and workshops, for clients including Time, Adobe, Verizon, Head Start, American Institutes for Research, Rockefeller Foundation, Brookings Institute, and the United Nations. She writes a popular blog on data presentation at Her book, Effective Data Visualization, was published in Spring 2016. Her other book, Presenting Data Effectively: Communicating Your Findings for Maximum Impact, was just published in its second edition in June 2017. Both books hit #1 on Amazon bestseller lists.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: What is data visualization? [00:00-12:22]

In this first segment, Stephanie defines data visualization.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Common Mistakes with Data Viz (and Solutions!) [12:23-22:28]

In segment two, Stephanie shares some common data viz errors and her recommendations for solutions.

Segment 3: Creating a Positive Data Viz Culture [22:29-35:10]

In segment three, Stephanie offers some ideas for how to create a positive organizational culture around data visualization.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

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