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“Electric Generator Gauges” by Eric Kilby

Dashboards technology has sped up the analytical/discovery process for analysts and business owners, but applying some low-tech best practices really drives analytical and business success. I am a 15-year vet of the analytics space, meaning that I experienced the productivity boost brought to us by better tools, first-hand. But even with this, the bulk of inefficiency analytical of shops remains in the form of rework that can be prevented by some low-tech (or no-tech) best practices. I recently did these exact steps when helping Xandr’s buy-side product team in monitoring the health of their business.

#1: For the hundredth time, requirements meetings, people!

A senior data analyst at Xandr, and career BI enabler.

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