Learn Data Storytelling with Bill Shander


If data is a critical part of your content - thought leadership research, surveys, data journalism, etc. - then you know that it can be challenging creating communications that break through the clutter and really speak to your audience. Whether you're in marketing, PR, thought leadership, content development, analytics, IT or consulting. Even if you're not doing the work, but you manage teams and freelancers doing this work, you need to know how to make your data sing. In today's world of information clutter and fast-moving technologies, it is absolutely critical to turn your data into visual experiences that leverage the mechanisms of great storytelling to maximize your impact. With Rock the VizComm, your team will learn to polish up their data communication skills in live hands-on workshops led by Lynda.com's and LinkedIn Learning's data storytelling expert, Bill Shander.

what they're saying

Testimonials

As an Analytics & Insights team at a B2B company, we are in the depths of data and analysis all of the time and can become disconnected from the needs and preferences of our audience.  Bill really helped us think about how to tell a compelling story and visualize data & insights in an engaging way.  He worked through specific materials with us and gave us tips & tricks that will help bring our work to a new level.

Bill’s class inspired my staff.  For example, he effectively led a critique of some draft visualizations, provided pointers, and walked the staff through a ‘before and after’ demo.  That “real life” activity, in particular, has helped challenge the staff’s creative thinking and transformed their process and deliverables. It was tons of fun!

Bill Shander’s workshop was perhaps the most highly praised workshop our department’s staff training committee organized this year. Bill was happy to work closely with us before the workshop to help tailor its contents to make it more relevant for our organization’s communications objectives and staff’s current skill level. Everyone left the day energized and more confident in their ability to tackle future data visualization projects.

The information you shared will definitely transform how I share data with my internal and external audiences. Thanks again for that brilliant workshop.

Workshops Offered

Data Storytelling and Visualization Workshop

Custom workshop for your organization

Upskilling: Excel and Power BI

Increase efficiency and productivity in market-leading tools

D3.JS Key Concepts

Learn to create custom, animated, interactive visualizations for the web

Data Literacy and Data Analytics

Think critically about, and find insights in, data

Been All Around This World

This map shows the locations where I’ve delivered workshops. While heavily concentrated in the US, I’ve been to Asia, Europe, and Central America for a variety of clients.

Some Past Workshops

Costa Rica

Costa Rica, July 26, 2018 (click for pics)

Stamford, CT

Private workshop, May 9, 2019 (click for pics)

Penang, Malaysia

Private client workshop, April 26, 2018 (click for pics)

Portland, OR

March 24, 2015 public workshop

London

Multiple client workshops (click for pics)

Jacksonville, FL

December 10, 2015 (click for pics)

Philadelphia

June 2, 2015 public workshop (click for pics)

Rochester, NY

Private workshop May 23, 2019 (click for picks)

Seattle, WA

Multiple client and public workshops 2016-2019 (click for pics)

Disney University

December 9, 2015 @ Disney University (click for pics)

Singapore

August 18, 2015 @ the Fullerton Hotel, Singapore (click for pics)

Dublin, Ireland

Multiple workshops, 2018-2019 (click for pics)

New Jersey

New Jersey, 2017

Wisconsin

Multiple client workshops, 2018 (click for pics)

Saskatoon, Canada

Saskatoon, Canada April 2019 (click for pics)

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