The Human Side of Analytics

The Human Side of Analytics

I'll be giving a talk at the Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy (AMES) 2016 conference next week and I wanted to share a teaser of the presentation I'll be giving. My session is titled The Human Side of Analytics and will explore the role people, communication and storytelling within the big data and analytics industry. 

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Your Web Analytics Data is Lying to You, so Fix it Already

Your Web Analytics Data is Lying to You, so Fix it Already

Yesterday I took part in a webinar discussion with Experian’s Simon Trilsbach on the topic of data quality (DQ). It was a great session and we received some good questions after the presso about how to go about addressing DQ within your business. I wanted to extend the discussion I had with Simon by looking at a practical example of DQ that many marketers probably face without even realizing it. 

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5 Data Visualization Lessons for Creating Winning Infographics

5 Data Visualization Lessons for Creating Winning Infographics

If you liked my last article on data visualization sins check out my latest guest post on Outbrain. In this article I specifically focus on data visualization for infographics. Below is a snippet, but follow the link to Outbain for more juicy examples and tips for designing better data driven infographics.

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My Talk on Data Visualization

My Talk on Data Visualization

Last Friday I had the chance to give a short talk on data visualization at an event co-hosted by General Assembly and Keboola. Despite a wicked storm (thanks to Singapore's late blooming rainy season) and a late night Friday event we had a great turnout, and with a really fun crowd I might add. Some great questions and discussion all around.

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5 Examples of Awful Data Visualization

5 Examples of Awful Data Visualization

Flowing Data and Information is Beautiful are great places to look for the very best examples of dataviz done right, but I also like to draw some inspiration from examples of data visualization gone terribly, terribly wrong. From the deceptive to the confusing to the downright ugly graphics created in the name of statistics, sometimes it’s the lessons you learn from failure that are the most impactful.

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