Vijay Subramanian

Articles

A blog about data, tools, and operating collaborative high performance cultures.

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Vijay Subramanian
May 30, 2024
Product
Metric Trees in the Footsteps of Frameworks like Kimball

Metric Trees could become a canonical framework like Kimball's

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
May 15, 2024
Key Trends
Metrics/Semantic Layers - To Be or Not To Be?

Looking at true organizational needs for a metrics layer solution

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Apr 22, 2024
Key Trends
The Four Levels of Business Reviews

Examining the 4 "levels" at which business reviews are executed

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Apr 10, 2024
Data Culture
High vs Low Functioning Data Cultures

High vs low functioning data cultures and associated impact on data ROI

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Mar 21, 2024
Product
Metric Trees as a "System of Record"

How metric trees can serve as an essential system of record.

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Mar 2, 2024
Key Trends
Finance Teams were the Original Data Pioneers

Exploring how to further empower the OG data folks, the finance team.

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Feb 15, 2024
Data Culture
Metrics Overload in Business Reviews

"Metrics bloat" is a common challenge to doing effective business reviews

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Jan 29, 2024
Data Culture
Data-Driven: Technical vs Cultural Aspects

Discussing what it means to be a truly data-driven culture

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Dec 21, 2023
Data Culture
Three Distinct Organizational, Analytical Workflows

Diving into React, Explore and Plan - three analytical jobs-to-be-done

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Nov 14, 2023
Key Trends
Benefits of Metrics and Semantic Layers

Metrics or semantic layers can do much more than metrics governance.

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Oct 17, 2023
Data Culture
The Role of Data Teams in Org-Wide Planning

Taking a look at how analytics can power planning processes

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Sep 28, 2023
Key Trends
Analytics: from Service to Product Mindset

Data-as-a-Product mindset can transform the analytics function

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Sep 12, 2023
Key Trends
The Increasingly Limited Role of Dashboards

Examining how dashboards only address one of many data needs.

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Aug 15, 2023
Key Trends
Kimball's Modeling Approach: A Few Drawbacks

Investigating a few drawbacks to Kimball's modeling approach

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Aug 10, 2023
Key Trends
The Lasting Power of Kimball's Modeling Approach

A look at the lasting power of Kimball's dimensional modeling approach

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Aug 1, 2023
Key Trends
Metrics Layer: 2 Years In

An examination of "metrics layers" two years in - after the early buzz

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Jul 27, 2023
Product
Bridging Data and Business Teams with Metric Trees

How metric trees help translate across data and business domains

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian
Jul 19, 2023
Product
A Common Example of Arithmetic Metric Equations

Exploring the power of metric equations with a simple example

Vijay Subramanian
Vijay Subramanian