What’s In a Loop?
a blog on learning, analtyics and systems
Tag Archives: mental models
I have spent the past few weeks reflecting on my life’s work – the highs and lows, the times when I have been most energized and engaged – toward identifying the purpose of my next life chapter. What I am … Continue reading
I have long believed that fact-based decision making is better, but ironically there has been little evidence supporting that belief. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) conducted research on this very question in the fall of 2014, and concluded that “data-driven” … Continue reading
The difference between correlation and causation is well known among most data analyst folks, as is the risk of drawing a false conclusion about a causal connection between two variables that are correlated but not causally related. I was talking … Continue reading
Last week my team did a training with Cole Nussbaumer on how to more effectively tell stories with data (see Cole’s site at storytellingwithdata.com). The training was fantastic – not only covering many of the best practices of creating data … Continue reading