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The Perfect Mix of Data and Story

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Bree Baich. Remember the conundrum Goldilocks had while trying to find the ideal mattress? Papa Bear’s was too hard, Mama’s was too soft, but when she stretched out on Baby Bear’s bed, the feeling was sublime. Finding that perfect mix of data and story can feel like that. If you […]

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Three Traditional Storytelling Techniques That Add Value to Data and Analytics

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Bree Baich. During the holidays, we seek opportunities to slow down and spend time with family and friends. It’s a time for traditions that pull us together. One such tradition for my family is watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. This year was no different. During a scene where Frank Shirley […]

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How to Tell a Great Story with Data

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Bree Baich. Recently, a follower on Twitter reached out to share her frustration over the results of her data storytelling research. “We’ve been researching the topic like crazy, but I don’t seem to find an agreed upon definition for it.” I’ve spent my entire career in roles that required a […]

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Two Things I Know About Storytelling that Apply to Data Stories

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Bree Baich “The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” – Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings As a corporate trainer, I’ve spent years telling stories to prompt action from my students. In doing so, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing […]

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Data is Neutral. What You Say About It Isn’t.

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

by Bree Baich Storytelling is part of our natural dialog. Think about how often you’ve said something similar to the following: [Sarcastically] “What’s his story?” [Confused] “I don’t know the whole story, I need more information.” [With conviction] “That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!” Yet, ask someone to tell you a story with […]

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