Choosing the right North Star metrics to accelerate your business
For the last 8 years I've been helping businesses get value from their data. This has ranged from setting up a company's first dashboard to building machine learning products but most recently I have been helping startups set up metrics to track. This is something that sounds simple but is actually quite easy to get wrong.
Perennial Truth Architectures
Organizations which design systems (in the broad sense used here) are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations. - Conway's Law Data professionals wage an eternal war against their systems becoming a decapitated mess of half-truths and suspect data products.
How to measure the ROI of your data team? - Castor Blog
I find it baffling that although data teams spend their days quantifying everything, they still have a hard time quantifying their own performance. The issue is that data teams can't do away without proving they have a significant, measurable impact on businesses. And that's for very simple reasons.