In today’s increasingly digital age, data is being collected at an unprecedented rate through a variety of channels. Data serves as an essential aspect of communication, a key input for decision-making, and a means to evaluate the performance of programs, projects, and policies. However, many people and organizations struggle to unlock the power of data and/or communicate it in the most effective way to achieve impact and inspire action.
This guide shares the building blocks of a data communication strategy to better understand the value and potential of an organization’s data, the two tiers to measure the impact of a strategy, and a worksheet to put a data communication strategy in place. It also provides real-world examples from mission-driven organizations.
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Visualizing data is one of the most effective ways of communicating data. This can take many forms from live digital data dashboards to static charts shared in social media channels.
Resources from Towards Data Science, The Data Visualization Catalog and +3