Saying it with Charts

Follow this set of tips to ensure all your powerpoint presentations have an impact

There are some great resources on the web for improving your chart quality:

Extreme Presentations site by Andrew Abela, dedicated to designing presentations of complex or controversial information in ways that drive people to action. Of particular use:

Creative presentation tools here at Robin Good’s site

Say it with charts from Gene Zelazny, the Director of Communications at McKinsey

FT Chart Doctor The FT does good charts

Flowing data How do you visualise big data?

Emphasise your points with relevant photos. Free online Photo site

Death by Powerpoint – how NOT to use Powerpoint, by Don McMillan

See how Hans Rosling uses graphics to illustrate his points in his TED Talk on poverty

Vox on the use of y axis


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