How to Win Hearts and Minds as a Data Leader

Joe Kleinhenz talks about his journey from starting out in data all the way to becoming a leader in one of the largest insurance organizations in the United States. We’ll learn about the importance of staying on top of technology, how to win hearts and minds of nontechnical folks, centralized versus decentralized team, pros and cons, how to hold effective conversations with stakeholders and how to go from individual contributor

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How to Do Data Analysis Projects According to Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage. His humor is as dry as the barren sands of the Sahara, his delivery is more piercingly intense than an angry honey badger that hasn’t eaten in a week, and he may just be the only actor that can express 157 different emotions with one single stoic facial expression. And, he has a lot to say about how to do data analysis projects. It’s true. If you’ve never

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5 Reasons Tableau Embedded Analytics Dashboards Fail and How to Avoid It

I had a good friend call me up with a problem he was having at work related to Tableau Embedded Analytics. Today, let’s understand what is embedded analytics in Tableau through this story. My friend had been hired to create a new, analytical product for his company. It is a project that requires Tableau Embedded Analytics skills. He needed to embed analytics into informational dashboards for clients. This would be

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How to Maximize Profit By Finding Profit Levers and Using It Properly

Your CEO asks you on how to maximize profit. What do you do? Our first tip, find your profit levers. How to Find Profit Levers If you are a program manager, a client manager, or a department manager, your profit levers may be fairly apparent. Start by obtaining financials for your responsibility. At minimum, you should have revenue, variable costs, and fixed costs. Additionally, you can get costs such as

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