Actionable Data

Where Design and Data Science Converge

Sep 17, 2020 · 5 min read

First, be warned. What I am about to share is vague and nebulous.

It is also extremely powerful.

Actionable data is tech-stack agnostic. It can be applied using any of multiple tool sets. It is a paradigm — which is to say, a way of thinking. It grows from the well-known discipline of design thinking, applying the first two steps: empathy and problem definition. From there it zeroes in on a particular solution set: designing a data narrative that applies data science principles in the…