Why are we so bad at charts?
Improving data visualization work for analysts

  • Author:
    Geoff Robinson
  • Level: 
    All levels
  • Study time:
    2-3 hours
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Course overview
Welcome to our video playlist, "Why are we so bad at charts? - Improving data visualization work for analysts." This insightful series delves into the common pitfalls analysts encounter when creating data visualizations. Despite being adept at crunching numbers, analysts often struggle to convey their findings effectively through charts and graphs. This playlist explores the root causes of these challenges, emphasizing the disconnect between complex data and clear visual communication. We unravel how a better understanding of human cognitive processes can dramatically enhance data visualization skills. Each video is packed with practical tips, grounded in psychology and design principles, showing how minimal tweaks can lead to significantly clearer and more impactful visual messages. Join us as we transform the way you perceive and present data, making your analysis not just insightful but also visually compelling.

What's included?

  • 20 videos
  • Improve your data visualization work and develop clearer messaging with data
  • Insights from a #1 ranked data-driven analyst

Who should watch this playlist? 

This playlist is ideal for analysts, data scientists, and professionals across various industries who regularly work with data visualization. It's particularly beneficial for those who find it challenging to translate complex data sets into clear, impactful visual stories. Whether you're a beginner looking to grasp the basics of data presentation or a seasoned professional seeking to refine your skills, this series offers valuable insights. Additionally, educators and students in fields like business, economics, and computer science will find these videos enriching. Essentially, anyone interested in enhancing their ability to communicate data effectively through visuals will find this playlist to be a treasure trove of knowledge and practical tips.

Why TheInvestmentAnalyst.com?

 We are the only training house that is able to bring top-ranked analyst experience into your classroom. We buck the trend. Most training businesses recruit junior ex-bankers to become their trainer. Our instructors cut their teeth teaching and then gain senior experience with investment banks.

We believe, you could not be in better hands.

Geoff Robinson

Thought leader, instructor, writer, financial influencer, Former UBS Managing Director and 8x #1 ranked analysts EMEA Institutional Investor Survey
Geoff has had a varied career. He was a Managing Director within UBS Equity Research, leading their Global Fundamental Analytics franchise. During this time, he was #1, ranked 8x in the EMEA Institutional Investor Survey. Before UBS, he was a material equity investor and LBO co-investor in two market exited training consultancies. Geoff has a passion for learning and is well-known for his ability to break down complex subject matter and distil it to an audience in a digestible and engaging manner. He brings this passion to TheInvestmentAnalyst.com. 
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Ryan Sterling

Thought leader, AI instructor, , financial influencer, 
Meet Ryan, our AI avatar at TheInvestmentAnalyst.com, a fusion of tech and human expertise. Crafted by Colossyan and mentored by our founder Geoff Robinson, Ryan embodies decades of experience. With Geoff's UBS background and 25+ years of teaching, Ryan delivers clear, engaging insights on digital assets. Fluent in 70+ languages, he breaks barriers for a global audience, offering expert guidance in the digital asset world.