Global business spent $189 billion last year on big data and business analytics solutions, and IDC says that number will climb to $274B by 2022. Yet Gartner reports 91% of organizations fall short of “transformational” data and analytics. What are we doing wrong? Maybe the problem is how companies think about their data. Data used…
A prestigious university and hospital system was working through financial analysis with too many spreadsheets that took too long to pull and verify. They needed real-time dashboards and quick-to-market development help! Enter Mind Over Machines.
Data storytelling is the most powerful tool your organization has to motivate your team into acting on business intelligence (BI). But data storytelling isn’t just charts and graphs. It’s much more than clear, concise data visualizations. So, how do you tell a compelling data story that inspires action and elicits change? I’m so glad you asked!
Humans have been telling stories for as long as we’ve been on this planet. Our stories connect us and help us make sense of the world. In his book “The Storytelling Animal,” Jonathan Gottschall says our love of narrative is what sets people apart from all other species. Now that our economy increasingly runs on data, it makes perfect sense that we humans need to storify all those facts and figures in order to really engage with them in a meaningful way.