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The "Action Dashboard" (An Alternative To Crappy Dashboards)

…  to the Executive (/ customer / requestor / other Squirrels). This is a fatal flaw because most dashboards are highly aggregated …  insights / action recommendations but they don't trust the Squirrels / Ninjas / VP's / Data Providers. So they ask for numbers. We …

Smarter Survey Results and Impact: Abandon the Asker-Puker Model!

…  inside this post… The World Needs Reporting Squirrels. Wait. What! Three thoughts that explain the …  our collective thinking! The World Needs Reporting Squirrels. Wait. What! Some of you know that I created the phrases Reporting Squirrels and Analysis Ninjas to emphasize the difference between those that …

Empowering Analysis Ninjas? 12 Signs To Identify A Data Driven Culture

…  let's get a couple of definitions right first. Reporting Squirrels vs. Analysis Ninjas. No company hires anyone called a Reporting …  does that makes them a Squirrel or a Ninja. Reporting Squirrels spend 75% or more of their time in data production activities. The …

Consultants, Analysts: Present Impactful Analysis, Insightful Reports

…  that would help me identify real analysis and separate the Squirrels from the Ninjas. Daniel said it would make a great post, and so this …  Professionals, Consultants, Analysis Ninjas, Reporting Squirrels, …) present your thoughts on a set of data and have the maximum …

Videos: Actionable Web Analytics Tips

…  that the difference between Analysis Ninjas and Reporting Squirrels is the fact the latter have spent no time quantifying the economic …

Web Analytics Success Measurement For Government Websites

…  rather then give you a prescription for what you need. Squirrels will despair here, but Ninjas will take clues from what they hear and …  of small files went through. I know that does not make the squirrels happy. I am sorry. You keep squirreling while we make decisions about …

Kill Useless Web Metrics: Apply The "Three Layers Of So What" Test

…  should do it. And yet we do. Like good little Reporting Squirrels we collect and stack metrics as if preparing for an imminent ice age. …

Redefining Innovation: Incremental, w/ Side Effects & Transformational

…  up your people to be Analysis Ninjas and not Reporting Squirrels and other such cultural changes. But it can be done. We have the …

Rebel! Refuse Report Requests. Only Answer Business Questions, FTW.

…  magic that converts you and me from data puking Reporting Squirrels to Analysis Ninjas who leverage custom reporting, advanced …

Analysis Ninjas: Leverage Custom Reports For Better Insights!

…  is a key difference between Reporting Squirrels and Analysis Ninjas: The latter almost exclusively leverage custom …

Actively Avoid Insights: 4 Useful KPI Measurement Techniques

…  9 times out of 10 work against the evolution of Reporting Squirrels into Analysis Ninjas. I'll also admit that most of the times when I …

Produce Actionable Insights: Mate Custom Reports With Adv Segments!

…  Ninjas distinguish themselves, and leave the Reporting Squirrels in the dust. Compute the impact of each of your recommendations. If …

Google Analytics Releases Advanced Segmentation: Now Be A Ninja!

…  to evolving from being Reporting Squirrels to being Analysis Ninjas! Why Segmentation? Analyzing data in …

End of Dumb Tables in Web Analytics Tools! Hello: Weighted Sort

…  puke it out. I hope they'll take mercy on the Reporting Squirrels and Analysis Ninjas of the world and spend 10% of their vendor …

Analytics Career Advice: Job Titles, Salaries, Technical & Business Roles

…  companies (damn the temporary recession!). Having had just Squirrels manage web analytics any company worth anything is looking to put …