Best practices for data visualization in M&E

This Webinar is a one-hour session ideal for Monitoring and Evaluation professionals who are interested in learning more about best practices for data visualization. There are more tools than ever for visualizing data, but designing visualizations that help spur action, inform our audiences, and support better outcomes for beneficiaries remains challenging.

In this session, we’ll step back from specific tools and the mechanics of visualizing data to think about the principles of effective data visualization.

We won't present how to use specific tools to create visualizations but some of the key points we will cover are:

  • Identifying your audience
  • Choosing goals for your visualization
  • Choosing the right format to achieve your goals
  • Ensuring that visualizations faithfully and effectively communicate your data

There will also be a Q&A session so make sure you bring your questions to the table.

The Webinar will be in English and there are limited seats available.

Make sure to register in time using the registration form on this page.

Is this Webinar for me?

  • Are you an M&E practitioner responsible for designing reports and visualizations to tell the story of your programmes and your organization?
  • Do you wish to get a deeper understanding of visualizations and visual storytelling?
  • Are you interested in helping your organization share the correct information, avoid common pitfalls and tell compelling stories based on the data you collect?

Then, join our Webinar!

About the Speaker

Mr. Alexander Bertram, Technical Director of BeDataDriven and founder of ActivityInfo, is a graduate of the American University's School of International Service and started his career in international assistance fifteen years ago working with IOM in Kunduz, Afghanistan and later worked as an Information Management officer with UNICEF in DR Congo. With UNICEF, frustrated with the time required to build data collection systems for each new programme, he worked on the team that developed ActivityInfo, a simplified platform for M&E data collection. In 2010, he left UNICEF to start BeDataDriven and develop ActivityInfo full time. Since then, he has worked with organizations in more than 50 countries to deploy ActivityInfo for monitoring & evaluation.


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