A blog about data, tools, and operating collaborative high performance cultures.
Taking a look at how analytics can power planning processes
Data-as-a-Product mindset can transform the analytics function
Examining how dashboards only address one of many data needs.
Investigating a few drawbacks to Kimball's modeling approach
A look at the lasting power of Kimball's dimensional modeling approach
Exploring the power of metric equations with a simple example
Sharing a common "mixshift" analysis pattern for a key metric of interest
How metric trees enable root causing, save time and generate $$$
A proper introduction to metric trees with a real world example
Using metric trees and segments can level up business reviews
Let's re-think self-service as dashboards are just basic service.
Fewer dashboards, more metric analytics please!
Analysts are our unsung heroes, and why we need to empower them
How do we actually produce actionable insights?
Examining the tension between centrally governed data and flexibility for consumers
Categorizing the three types of analysis all orgs need to execute
Taking chatGPT for a quick spin to see if it can role play as a data analyst!
Thoughts on wny dashboards are the go-to mechanism for organizations vs self-service workflows
A post about how we build narratives from data.
Exploring the recent buzz around "data apps" and its potential
Drive analytics velocity and distribution