The setup was super quick and easy. Once that was done, I decided to give it some time before I did an in-depth analysis of the tool. The product gives you a notification that the system may take some time to train all the models and learn how your data architecture works. I surprised at […]
As we walk through the POC with Monte Carlo, I am going through the implementation. Here are my notes. It was truly very easy to set up and Im usually skeptical when a sales person tells me its only going to take x minutes to set it up. This was actually pretty simple and didn’t […]
A modern data stack has a number of components that you can’t live without. Until about a month ago, I’m really embarrassed to say that I never considered or even thought about data observability. Maybe the concept in a different form, like “notification and monitoring”. But after my discussion with my friends over at Monte […]
Diabetes is a disease of the unengaged. So, how do you influence the behavior of 100 million Americans(1) who are living with or are in the first stages of diabetes?
By far, the most damaging mistake you can make in analytics is not collecting all potential data points.
In a previous article, Conquering Analytics: Collection, Validation, Enhancement, Accessibility, I spoke about how to handle data in a complex, general, analytics system. In this article, I am going to assume that you have read my previous article and in a little more specific of a use case, I will talk a bit about taking […]
I cringe when I see beautiful maps, charts and graphs that provide no value. For a truly valuable visualization, you need to make sure you account for the aspects that not only make it beautiful, but more importantly usable for making good business decisions. Like so many others, i started out only building what looked […]
In any analytic system that involves a multi-step conversion funnel, the customer journey contains decision points. No one point is responsible for the conversion, but all points work together to create an experience that translates to success. Each point in the funnel qualifies users for the next step. When driving the decision process, it is […]
I’ve written posts before on the four stages of product analytics. The four stages are Collection, Validation, Enhancement and Accessibility. To be strategic with your analytics programs, you need to be able to do a couple of things really well. You need to first have confidence in your data and you need to leverage it […]
In the SaaS world, analytics powers existing development and should determine the next steps in the path for the future of products and services. So if I asked the question, how do you define analytics? User details and behavior? Application performance? Reporting? The answer shouldn’t be complicated. When I think of answering that question, I […]