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Data Visualization
and Storytelling

Your insights are only as good as your ability to communicate them.

May 3, 2017 | 9AM - 5PM | TwentyFour-Seven McKinley Building, BGC

Learn to
communicate data

Take our workshop to learn how to transform data into actionable insight, and how to use visuals to effectively communicate data-driven stories.

“Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a clear and convincing voice.”

Stephen Few
Data Visualization Expert

What you'll learn

Using Storytelling to Communicate Data

Choosing the Best Chart Type

Designing Charts for Truth and Clarity


"I stepped out more knowledgeable in Excel, reading data, and looking for stories in crazy data. Thinking Machines is the go-to place for your data-related problems."

Jannielyn Ann Bigtas
GMA News

"It's a must for anyone who analyzes data, and might very well be the best prophylactic to snore-inducing data analysis presentations."

Dino Romero
NuWorks Interactive Labs, Inc.

Schedule and Curriculum

8:30 AM


9:00 AM

The data storytelling Process
Using Storytelling to Communicate Data

12:00 NN


1:00 PM

Choosing the Best Chart Type
Designing Charts for Truth and Clarity

5:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Awarding of Certificates


We are Thinking Machines, a global data science consultancy that helps organizations use data effectively. We’re especially passionate about producing useful, truthful, and beautiful data stories.
See our work for yourself.

Reg Onglao

Stephanie Sy

Pia Faustino

Pia Faustino

  • Data Storyteller at Thinking Machines
  • Former TV producer at GMA Network
  • Former multimedia and social media manager at GMA News Online
  • View Pia's LinkedIn Profile

What are you getting?

  • Lessons and hands-on activities applying best practices in data visualization and storytelling
  • Session handouts
  • Flash drive containing all session slides
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Certificate of completion

For Php 7,300/pax, VAT-inclusive.
Be one of the first 15 to register by April 18 to pay just Php 6,935/pax!

Book your slot today

Only 30 slots available. Book your ticket via the Eventbrite widget below, or email us at to ask about paying for your ticket via bank deposit.
Book before April 18, 2017 for a 5% early bird discount


  • Basic Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Basic statistics and math for analysis
Yes. We strongly encourage participants to also install updated versions of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Although the Windows operating system is preferred, participants using Mac will also be able to follow the workshop topics.
We accept bank transfers upon request. E-mail us at so we can provide you with our bank account details. After that, you'll need to email us your deposit slip to confirm your purchase.
We offer a 10% discount for groups of 10 or more. If you’re a large group of more than 20, we recommend a private workshop instead. E-mail us for more information about that!
Early Bird Tickets are non-refundable.
Refund policy for Standard Tickets:
  • 100% refund more than 7 days before the event
  • 50% refund more than 3 but less than 7 days before the event
  • No refund if cancelled less than 3 days before the event
Future workshops are on the way. E-mail us at to be notified about the next one.
If you're transferring your ticket to someone else, please do so in advance. You can visit your Eventbrite ticket order and update the name of the attendee anytime before the event begins.
If you'll be bringing a car to the event, please notify us in advance so we can secure you a parking slot in the building. E-mail Jessica at Otherwise, there are paid parking areas at the Fort Strip and Bonifacio High Street nearby.
Yes, tickets are transferrable. Just update your Eventbrite ticket order with the name of the new attendee anytime before the event begins. Read more about how to do that here.
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