Data Culture


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

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Apr 10, 2024
High vs Low Functioning Data Cultures

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

Vijay Subramanian
Feb 15, 2024
Metrics Overload in Business Reviews

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

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

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

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

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

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

Taking a look at how analytics can power planning processes

Vijay Subramanian
Jun 22, 2023
Metrics - We Have Too Many or Too Few

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

Vijay Subramanian
Jun 15, 2023
Reporting vs Analytics Cultures Examined

The differences between reporting-first vs analytics-first cultures

Vijay Subramanian
May 16, 2023
Common Pitfalls with Business Reviews

Using metric trees and segments can level up business reviews

Vijay Subramanian
May 5, 2023
Rethinking Self-Service Analytics

Let's re-think self-service as dashboards are just basic service.

Apr 27, 2023
In the data domain, it is Transformations all the way

The different types of data transformations from raw to final

Vijay Subramanian
Mar 15, 2023
Empowering Analysts and Analytics

Analysts are our unsung heroes, and why we need to empower them

Vijay Subramanian
Feb 28, 2023
Demanding Actionable Insights

How do we actually produce actionable insights?

Vijay Subramanian
Sep 14, 2022
Analytics Evolutionary Steps

This post outlines key evolutionary steps for a strong analytics practice.

Jul 13, 2022
Long live metric transformations!

How the "report" is woefully inadequate for modern teams.

Vijay Subramanian
Apr 28, 2022
I wish I knew SQL

Why this feeling exists, and what's the way forward.

Vijay Subramanian
Apr 12, 2022
Data, ROI etc.

Some thoughts on data team ROI

Vijay Subramanian
Mar 31, 2022
Engineering the Data World

The engineering forces taking over the data domain

Jan 19, 2013
Too Much Emphasis on Product Metrics?

Examining the ascendance of product metrics

Vijay Subramanian