Resources

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For those of you curious about how we use analytics at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, check out this article that I wrote for DRIVE, an organization focused on data, reporting, information and visualization. (January 2015)

For people interested in Lean leadership, Bob Emiliani’s Real Lean, Vol. One is a great place to start.  It all comes down to two principles: Respect for People, and Continuous Improvement.

Cole Nussbaumer, storytellingwithdata.com: great resource for how to present your data so that it gets used.

Karl Hoover, an absolutely excellent Lean consultant, has a great blog on Lean leadership, called hoover’s hansei.

Some of my favorite books (in no particular order):

  • The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and tools for building a learning organization, Peter M. Senge, Art Kleiner, Charlotte Roberts, Richard B. Ross, Bryan J. Smith
  • The Signal and the Noise: Why so many predictions fail – but some don’t, Nate Silver
  • Real Lean Vol. One, Bob Emiliani
  • The Lean Startup, Eric Ries
  • Playing Big, Tara Mohr
  • Designing Your Life, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

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