The Blog Tag Game – Something New, Something Personal.

I am a fan of blogs having personalities and for the author to shine through in terms of being their honest selves (see here for more). But non-personal blogs, like this one, provide one facet of the author and I agree that the person does not come through completely because some personal context is missing.

With that in mind I have agreed to participate in the game of Blog Tag that has been going around the blogosphere. It originated with Jeff Pulver, and I was “tagged” by Dave Gale who is a peer blogger from South Africa.

The objective of the “game” is really simple: Share five things about yourself that…

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Seven Skills to Look for in a Web Analytics Manager

A reader asked this simple question recently:

> thought you might have some ideas on what kind of skills or experience you see as essential in leading a Web Analytics group

Ahhh… a bigger challenge. I started my reply with:

This is such a big question, I don't know if I can give a pithy answer.

But then did go on to give a pithy answer outlining six key skills that I thought were essential. : ) 

Hypothesizing that there are perhaps others who might find the answer helpful I wanted to post it here as well. Since I have a few more minutes now than when I replied to JH…

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