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Developing Meaningful KPIs to Get More from Data Analytics

30

Nov 2017

Developing Meaningful KPIs to Get More from Data Analytics

As the days grow shorter and end of the year lists start appearing in our feeds, it’s natural to take a retrospective view on the past year and to begin thinking about what we could do differently for 2018 regarding data analytics. Where do you want to be at this time next year? How will you get there? And how will you measure your success?...

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Storytelling with Data

21

Nov 2016

Storytelling with Data

I recently had the opportunity to attend a workshop called Storytelling with Data by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic. Instead of focusing on data analytics tools, the workshop focused on using data as part of the storytelling process. We reviewed the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. Here are five steps you can take to tell a story with your data. Step...

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What Would Your Members Write in a Postcard to You?

07

Nov 2016

What Would Your Members Write in a Postcard to You?

Dear Data Have you ever heard of a book titled Dear Data? I first learned about it from an article in Wired magazine.  The book is not a story, but rather a collection of postcards written between two information designers who communicated in data. Giorgia Lupi, a resident of Brooklyn whose native tongue is Italian, and Stefanie Posavec, a resident of London who speaks English,...

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How to Succeed with Data Analytics

08

Aug 2016

How to Succeed with Data Analytics

If you’ve ever participated in a data analytics implementation, you may be familiar with the indescribable excitement around the project. Who wouldn’t be eager for a solution that makes it easier and more efficient to understand and serve your customers? But what happens after excitement of your initial implementation fades, the consultants have gone home, and your dashboards have lost their shiny, new appeal? How can you...

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06

Jun 2016

Association Leaders and the Analytical Mindset

In April, I had the pleasure of speaking with a group of aspiring association executive leaders as part of the “Through the CEO Lens” series about how leaders of the future will increasingly need an analytical mindset. I was joined by David DeLorenzo with Delcor. You can view the recording below. What is an analytical mindset and why is it important for leaders to have?...

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