Beth Schultz

Seeing Will Be Believing for the Business

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WaqasAltaf
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Re: Great quote
WaqasAltaf   1/22/2013 10:03:01 AM
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@ cyril

I agree with this problem but this isn't how it works in a corporation. You have to explain things to executives as they will never understand it themselves and what better way to do that except by using data visualization techniques to depict the true performance picture.

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Transferring the skills
WaqasAltaf   1/22/2013 10:00:38 AM
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Having separate staff to create analytics and create output in the form of data visualization for end-users will be a problem esp. if that analyst is unaware of the business that organization does. Training of these techniques to financial analysts who understand business as well will bridge this gap. I am sure there are many platforms where such training is imparted.

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Re: Great quote
SaneIT   1/22/2013 7:44:12 AM
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That's more or less what I was trying to get at.  Useless data is still useless no matter how pretty the pictures are.  There have been many times that I've been sitting at a table looking at a set of graphs and charts and heard the dreaded "what's the point of this one?"

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Re: Great quote
BethSchultz   1/22/2013 7:38:54 AM
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Fair enough!

Noreen Seebacher
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Re: Great quote
Noreen Seebacher   1/21/2013 11:42:03 AM
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I see your point, Cyril

cyril
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Re: Great quote
cyril   1/21/2013 11:33:03 AM
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I don't like the concept of having to explain the data to someone else-I'd rather have some sort of intuitive way to visualize it myself, so it is accurate.

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BethSchultz   1/21/2013 10:39:00 AM
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Hi Cyril. Is that from a "I don't want to have to hire another person since I just bought this software" perspective? 

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BethSchultz   1/21/2013 10:37:15 AM
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Looks like an eyeball to me!

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BethSchultz   1/21/2013 10:35:43 AM
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Absolutely. Just because it's visual doesn't guarantee it's success at delivering usable or even intelligible insight to the business.

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Re: Great quote
BethSchultz   1/21/2013 10:20:25 AM
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Well said SaneIT. Just because information has been presented visually doesn't mean it's been presented effectively!

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