Sometimes writing is hard and other times it's downright impossible. Stack the odds in your favor with a writing system. Writing is not one skill. It's more than stringing words together. You need to research, outline, draft, edit, edit, edit, and share. A common failure mode is attempting to cram
One-Way or Two-Way Doors
Benn Stancil wrote about measuring analytics success [https://benn.substack.com/p/method-for-measuring-analytical-work] by speed of decisions made - not the outcome of the decision. Tristan Handy followed up in the Analytics Engineering Roundup [https://roundup.getdbt.com/p/decision-speed-and-one-way-doors] like a true analyst. He added a caveat. Tristan cited
DPIM Framework: Bundling Better Infra, People, Models, and Data
I cannot stop thinking about this tweet.
It has been tumbling around
When will we finally realize that there are no silver bullets in data science? You need better infra, people, models, and data.— Sarah Catanzaro (@sarahcat21) May 12, 2021
Data’s Secret Sauce
There’s a barrier to sharing your analysis beyond the four firewalls of your company’s network. It’s private. It’s sensitive. Some even say looking at an internal analysis is to peer into a company’s soul [https://benn.substack.com/p/chasing-ghosts]. Finding a way to be
Open Book Analytics
The data field is changing. People in the industry feel it. It’s an exciting time, but difficult to explain exactly why. Several people have shared their takes, but no one seems to fully capture what our profession is experiencing today. Is this momentum coming from another rebranding of data
Analytics Crafting a Way Forward
There is a developing train of thought in the analytics hive mind. It has been rolling us towards approaching our work as a craft - not a sterile set of empirical technical tools. At first glance, this idea doesn’t fit the narrative. Analysts are hard on the numbers and
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