Monthly Archives: October 2016

Telling A Story With Data

Telling a Story With Data In the Introduction of Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic's 2015 book, Storytelling With Data, the first sub-heading sets the tone for her magnificent drill-down into the details of what it takes to actually do something useful with data: "Bad Graphs are Everywhere."  From here, Ms. Knaflic takes us through several unique primers on the…
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Why Do We Model?

Why Do We Model? It may seem like an odd question, but I am asking it anyway: Why do we model? And, by the way, what in the world am I talking about? The picture in this Post is of our beloved neighbor Ruby, and even though she is only six, she knows exactly what…
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Land on My Planet

Land on My Planet Come Land on My Planet I remember back in the late late moments of last century (yes, that would be the 1990's), I worked at a Financial Services firm with a particularly unique and inspiring executive. I had left my job at a large consulting firm to try and stay off…
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