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Lea's latest musings on data presentation, visualization, and analytics.
What My Move to Search Discovery Means for Measure

What My Move to Search Discovery Means for Measure

February 29th, 2016. Leap Day has the dubious distinction as a date; it is often associated with either a way to procrastinate on your taxes or annoyed children who happened to be born on this date. For me, Leap Day has historically represented, well, nothing. They’ve...

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Charting Volume, Trend, Growth in One Visualization [Video]

Charting Volume, Trend, Growth in One Visualization [Video]

  This special video edition features my next makeover of a listener-submitted viz! So exciting!! Today’s submission comes courtesy of Jennifer Yacenda of Starwood, a stellar presenter and my valued coaching client. She sent in a doozy of a viz; a dual-axis bar / line...

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June Dershewitz on Analytics Analogies for Complex Concepts

June Dershewitz on Analytics Analogies for Complex Concepts

Today’s esteemed guest has a 15-year career driving and presenting analytics strategies for major corporations. June Dershewitz is the Director of Digital Analytics at Apollo Education Group, the parent company of University of Phoenix, where she oversees the digital...

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Build A Brain-Friendly Stacked Bar Chart in Excel [Template]

Build A Brain-Friendly Stacked Bar Chart in Excel [Template]

One of the best parts about writing an analytics blog is...analyzing the analytics on the blog. So meta. Recently while analyticizing, I noticed several internal site searches for “stacked bar chart”. Except...they retrieved zero results. Suddenly, a thought struck...

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5 Productivity Tips for Dominating Presentation Crunch Time

5 Productivity Tips for Dominating Presentation Crunch Time

For my first solo episode of the year, I’m taking an itty bitty detour from analytics and data viz land and asking you a simple question: What’s your New Year’s Resolution? Between taming my insane calendar, finishing my toddler’s playroom and writing my first eBook,...

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