Understanding the basic principles of better thinking skills and what a difference your environment can make to the quality of your thinking.
Exploring how softer skills are still relevant for Data Leaders, even at the Analytics stage of work. How can such people skills help them?
What is insight and how is it different from just the results of your analysis? Tony Boobier muses on the need for actionable insights today.
Book review of Judea Pearl’s masterpiece: “The Book of Why”. An introduction to Causal Science. Why it matters for data scientists & analysts
How to run a successful Analytics Hackathon in one day that works for analysts not just data scientists. Learning from this one within Gousto
Want to know how to create engaging Data Comics? Love cricket? Then “Data to Stories” is the book for you. Here’s what analysts can learn.
Why you need to focus on storytelling and not just good data visualisations to tell compelling data stories. A challenge from Martin Squires.
How classifying & fixing your dirty data can help all teams, including those just using spreadsheets. A book from Susan Walsh to help you.
How watching the film “Don’t look up” inspired analyst Tristan Mobbs to spot these lessons for analysts in the art of data storytelling.
A review of the engaging Timeline of World History from Useful Charts. Exploring what to expect and the lessons it has for data visualisers.
Sharing 3 mistakes that I often see analysts make when delivering their work. During the stages of sign-off, visual communication & solution.