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Interview Series — Gregory Corrigan

Hosted by Career in Analytics<p>Welcome to the final installment of <b>Career in Analytics</b><b>’</b> interview series. This forum is designed for decision science …

Interview Series — Massimo Cealti

Hosted by Career in Analytics<p>Welcome to the next installment of <b>Career in Analytics</b><b>’</b> interview series. This forum is designed for decision science …

Analytic Lessons in Experimental Design

Inspired by Popular Hip Hop Songs<p>Analytics is a discipline unto itself. And yet, since not long after Aristotle, it has been a multi-disciplinary …

BI Madness

Round 1 — The Elite Eight<p>March Madness is upon us. Since everyone is busy doing brackets, we thought we would add another to the mix. Displayed on …

Analyst Interrogative #3

Why Not Why?<p>Understanding <b>Why</b> is part of the DNA of every young analyst and philosophy major I’ve ever met. <b>Why</b> is the venerable holy grail of the …

Understanding the Monty Hall Problem

Three Simple Choices for Obtaining Perspective<p><i>Let’s Make a Deal</i> ended its initial run 40 years ago after more than a decade run as a popular TV game …

Ad-hoc reports Anonymous

A Five Step Recovery Program<p>Ad-hoc Report requests are the bane of most analytic shops around the globe. They tie up significant resources, up-end …

Stacked Bar Charts — A Visual Primer

Embedding Additional Insight into Your Bar Charts<p>Stacked bar charts are one of the more common graph types you will see in everyday analysis. When …

BI Madness… cont.

Round 2 — The Final Four<p>After compiling your comments from Medium, Facebook, Twitter, and numerous LinkedIN groups — the Elite Eight is complete, we …

Why Mouse Trap sucked and so does your data.

The board game Mouse Trap was first created in 1963. The goal of the game was to catch a mouse by building a mouse trap designed in a way that would …

Perspective #FAIL — A Visual Primer

Creativity and interest should never justify misleading graphs<p>I love the creativity of the bar chart above. Given how often it has been shared on …

Black Sails

Lessons in Leadership from the Pirates of Nassau<p>Black Sails ended its third season last weekend. The series combines the characters of <i>Robert Louis</i> …

Lost Perspective

A Historic Guide to Finding Some<p>Unlike many of my prior articles, the history of perspective has proven to be a bit more straightforward. The term is …

Directors — A Lesson in Perspective

Analytic Perspective and Signature Shots of Famous Directors<p>Many famous directors are known for specific camera angles, techniques, and perspectives. …

Perspectives in Decision-Making

The Impact of Management Archetypes — Micromanagement<p>This article is aimed at providing perspective into various forms of leadership and management. …

Baby Steps… A Lesson In Iteration

A Groundbreaking Blog For Every Organization That Wants To Lead a Controllable, Livable Life<p>Multi-phobic personality characterized by acute …

What does it take to be an analyst?

Some early thoughts on behalf of a new LinkedIN group<p>Earlier this month (Feb 2016), a new group was launched on LinkedIN dedicated to helping people …

Ignorance and Lack of Perspective

Inefficient Resumes … with a little help from Mr Magoo<p>Mr Magoo first arrived on the scene in 1949, long before most of us were born. He was …

Actionable Intelligence from The Blacklist

The Lessons of Raymond Reddington<p>NBC’s hit series <i>The Blacklist</i> is a story full of intrigue. It features covert intelligence agencies, a criminal …

Targeting your Resume

A Poem in Kinetic Typography<p>wo<b>R</b>ds<p>are powErful.<p>wordS<p>tell yoUr story.<p>Make your case<p>oftEn without you.<p>wordS<p>speaK<p>to your skIlls,<p>to your Life’s work,<p>to …