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

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

Vijay Subramanian
The Role of Data Teams in Org-Wide Planning
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
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.

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

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

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

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.

Vijay Subramanian
Three Types of Analysis: R,E,P
Dec 22, 2022
Key Trends
Three Types of Analysis: R,E,P

Categorizing the three types of analysis all orgs need to execute

Vijay Subramanian
Data, Narratives and Elections
Nov 15, 2022
General
Data, Narratives and Elections

A post about how we build narratives from data.

Vijay Subramanian
The Power of Modeling Segments using Business Semantics
Sep 14, 2022
Product
The Power of Modeling Segments using Business Semantics

Modeling segments in a business semantic graph

Vijay Subramanian
Business Semantic Graph - a Deeper Dive
Aug 18, 2022
Product
Business Semantic Graph - a Deeper Dive

A followup post diving deeper into a business semantic graph example.

The Business Semantic Graph
Aug 3, 2022
Product
The Business Semantic Graph

We look at an example of a business semantic graph.

Vijay Subramanian
Analytics on Semantics
Jul 21, 2022
Product
Analytics on Semantics

It's time we embraced stronger modeling in the modern data stack.

Vijay Subramanian
Long live metric transformations!
Jul 13, 2022
Data Culture
Long live metric transformations!

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

Vijay Subramanian
I wish I knew SQL
Apr 28, 2022
Data Culture
I wish I knew SQL

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

Vijay Subramanian
Too Much Emphasis on Product Metrics?
Jan 19, 2013
Data Culture
Too Much Emphasis on Product Metrics?

Examining the ascendance of product metrics

Vijay Subramanian