storytelling with data: #26 Ben Jones and Avoiding Data Pitfalls


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By Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, Storytelling with data author, and Dataviz guru Cole Nussbaumer Kna. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

While in Seattle recently, Cole sat down with the author of recently published Avoiding Data Pitfalls, Ben Jones. They discuss missteps using data, why they are an expected part of our evolutionary process, and the role that human intuition plays in the analysis and synthesis of data. Listen also to Ben’s journey from engineer to Tableau to founder and CEO of Data Literacy, plus practical tips for interviewing your data, exploring its contours, and increasing data fluency for yourself and your team.


Books by Ben: Avoiding Data Pitfalls, Communicating Data with Tableau

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