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Share Your Data Storytelling Best Practices

Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

Hello Community!


Happy Thursday Thought 😊 Today I would love to have a discussion about data storytelling, as it's a sought after skill in the data industry.


I recently posted a blog article about the ethics of data storytelling--you can read it here. In the article, I shared some best practices for making sure that you are telling the right story with your data. I also wrote an article a while back about the 7 types of data stories (according to the New York Times) and how Auto Insights helps you show them.



And now let's hear from you:


How do you effectively tell stories with data? What do you see as best practices? How do you use storytelling to get your analysis heard and affect change?

13 - Pulsar

Hello @MeganDibble 

I always think of this fantastic chart :



Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

@simonaubert_bd that's a fun visual! I love the confidence interval one--it communicates that there is some uncertainty, but it's very straightforward. If you have a large confidence interval, it's better to show that than to portray the results inaccurately. We are serious people doing our best! 😊