Keeping Up With Data #57

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Source: https://towardsdatascience.com/5-data-storytelling-tips-for-creating-more-persuasive-charts-and-graphs-3823af33a3c2

Thoughtspot’s Beyond 2021 conference took place this week. We’ve been hearing about dashboards being dead for a while, so I was curious what the life after dashboards looks like (according to Thoughtspot). Their answer? Live analytics — people interacting with data and insights in a live manner using an analytics platform having a live integration with the data platform sitting behind it. Is this the answer? Only time will tell. But the race for the front-end of the modern data stack is certainly on.

Three topics this week: data storytelling, data economy, and ‘data analyst’s hardship blues’.

I can’t wait for the skiing season to start. I was hoping to go the last weekend already, but a last-minute change of plans pushed the first ride away. But another weekend is coming. Wish me luck! ⛷️

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