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The Role of Data Teams in Planning

Taking a look at how analytics can power planning processes

Vijay Subramanian

Analytics: from Service to Product Mindset

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

Vijay Subramanian

The Increasingly Limited Role of Dashboards

Examining how dashboards only address one of many data needs.

Vijay Subramanian

Metric Tree Example: A Profit Tree for Trace Nutrition Shop

Sharing a rich real-world example of a metric tree

Vijay Subramanian

Kimball's Modeling Approach: A Few Drawbacks

Investigating a few drawbacks to Kimball's modeling approach

Vijay Subramanian

The Lasting Power of Kimball's Dimensional Modeling

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

Vijay Subramanian

Metrics Layer: 2 Years In

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

Vijay Subramanian

Bridging Data and Business Teams with Metric Trees

How metric trees help translate across data and business domains

Vijay Subramanian

A Common Example of Arithmetic Metric Equations

Exploring the power of metric equations with a simple example

Vijay Subramanian

Metric Analysis: Volume Mix vs Behavior

Sharing a common "mixshift" analysis pattern for a key metric of interest

Vijay Subramanian

Metric Trees : Modeling Inputs and Outputs

Examining how metric trees model relationships between inputs and outputs

Vijay Subramanian

Metrics - We Have Too Many or Too Few

Leverage metric trees to organize your metrics - and avoid the "too many/too few" debate.

Vijay Subramanian