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.
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.
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.
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?
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.