Category Archives: User Adoption

Ideas to increase adoption rates for applications

Visualizing Data Governance

Wait a minute. Data Governance is just a theory. A concept. It’s abstract. You can’t visualize it. Stick with me for a few minutes and see if I can’t prove you wrong. As I travel the country speaking, I put … Continue reading

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Actionable Intelligence

We spend 99% of our time on the word “intelligence” completely ignore the primary word “actionable.” Continue reading

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Visualizing Data Fluency

The real question that’s plagued the world has never been “Should I visualize the data?” it’s always been “How should I visualize the data?” Because it’s not that people don’t want to see things visually it’s a matter of how … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Whiny Brats

Ever have one of those days where you feel like you are surrounded by a bunch of whiny brats? No I’m not talking about your children (or grand children in my case.) I’m talking about your leadership team. You’ve written thousands … Continue reading

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Visualizing How to Improve

Besides helping customers by day and being an all around Qlik Dork at other times I happen to have a very strong passion for helping fastpitch softball players elevate their game. When I say elevate their game I mean getting over … Continue reading

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Avoiding a Data Tornado

You know I love to go out on a limb using data metaphors. Sometimes they are my own and sometimes I flat out steal them from others. (Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery you know.) I’ve wanted to continue … Continue reading

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The Power of Now

One of my favorite activities as a child was doing mental puzzles. Matchstick puzzles like this were among my favorites. Easy to understand wording like “Move 2 matchsticks and turn this fish that is swimming to the left into a … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Data Consumption Continuum

As this is intended to be a blog about visualization it seemed only fitting that I devote this post to visualizing the concept I introduced last week that I called a Data Consumption Continuum. It all started with … A … Continue reading

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Visualizing End User Adoption

This past week I had my annual review. This time of year always makes me envious of those that produce widgets. I would love to be able to show my boss a list of all of the widget producers and … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Story

“It was the best of times, It was the worst of times, It was the age of wisdom, It was the age of foolishness …” These are the unforgettable opening lines to Charles Dickens’ classic “A Tale of Two Cities.” … Continue reading

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