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

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

Analytics: from Service to Product Mindset
Vijay Subramanian
The Increasingly Limited Role of Dashboards
Sep 12, 2023
Key Trends
The Increasingly Limited Role of Dashboards

Examining how dashboards only address one of many data needs.

The Increasingly Limited Role of Dashboards
Vijay Subramanian
Kimball's Modeling Approach: A Few Drawbacks
Aug 15, 2023
Key Trends
Kimball's Modeling Approach: A Few Drawbacks

Investigating a few drawbacks to Kimball's modeling approach

Kimball's Modeling Approach: A Few Drawbacks
Vijay Subramanian
The Lasting Power of Kimball's Modeling Approach
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

The Lasting Power of Kimball's Modeling Approach
Vijay Subramanian
Metrics Layer: 2 Years In
Aug 1, 2023
Key Trends
Metrics Layer: 2 Years In

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

Metrics Layer: 2 Years In
Vijay Subramanian
Bridging Data and Business Teams with Metric Trees
Jul 27, 2023
Product
Bridging Data and Business Teams with Metric Trees

How metric trees help translate across data and business domains

Bridging Data and Business Teams with Metric Trees
Vijay Subramanian
A Common Example of Arithmetic Metric Equations
Jul 19, 2023
Product
A Common Example of Arithmetic Metric Equations

Exploring the power of metric equations with a simple example

A Common Example of Arithmetic Metric Equations
Vijay Subramanian
Metric Analysis: Volume Mix vs Behavior
Jul 11, 2023
Product
Metric Analysis: Volume Mix vs Behavior

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

Metric Analysis: Volume Mix vs Behavior
Vijay Subramanian
Metric Trees : Modeling Inputs and Outputs
Jun 30, 2023
Product
Metric Trees : Modeling Inputs and Outputs

Metric trees model relationships between inputs and outputs

Metric Trees : Modeling Inputs and Outputs
Vijay Subramanian
Metrics - We Have Too Many or Too Few
Jun 22, 2023
Data Culture
Metrics - We Have Too Many or Too Few

Utilize metric trees to avoid the "too many/too few" debate.

Metrics - We Have Too Many or Too Few
Vijay Subramanian
Reporting vs Analytics Cultures Examined
Jun 15, 2023
Data Culture
Reporting vs Analytics Cultures Examined

The differences between reporting-first vs analytics-first cultures

Reporting vs Analytics Cultures Examined
Vijay Subramanian