On Importance of Minimalism in Retrospective Analytics

*Cross-posted: Medium, LinkedIn * Hey, analyst, how is life? Talk to me. Do you love what you do for life, do you like all things data? Yet, do you sometimes feel like you’re a Sisyphus rolling a giant rock of data up the hill every day, only to see it go down with a racket in the evening (and you know what you’re going to do tomorrow)? Or, do you imagine yourself being a plate spinner at a circus, only instead of plates and poles you’ve got five dozen reports to spin, and instead of an entertained crowd you’ve got your co-workers, managers and senior executives watching your “performance” and asking to add more plates, and God forbid any one plate falls?
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