Assisted Insight: The Future of Data Discovery
Business Intelligence
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Business Intelligence
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Assisted Insight: The Future of Data Discovery

Trevor Lohrbeer - August 1, 2014

Businesses don’t want "data discovery", "visualization" or "analytics" tools – businesses want one thing: insight.The challenge has been how to provide that insight. Twenty years ago the processing…

Analytics
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Weight Your Decision Using This Dating Site’s Formula

Trevor Lohrbeer - September 27, 2012

Can a dating site help you make better decisions?The site OKCupid has become known for its innovative approach to dating. (more…)

Business Intelligence
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The 4 Phases of a Decision

Trevor Lohrbeer - September 6, 2012

We make hundreds of decisions a day, some conscious, some unconscious. But do we really understand what each decision entails, and are there ways to improve our…

Business Intelligence
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When to Just Flip a Coin

Trevor Lohrbeer - July 19, 2012

Sometimes the best way to make a decision is to flip a coin.Not all decisions need to be made through elaborate decision processes. Sometimes you need to…

Decision Management
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The Conveyor Belt Decision Pattern

Trevor Lohrbeer - December 12, 2011

A friend of mine recently bought a house with her husband. It wasn’t their ideal house. The kitchen and bathroom hadn’t been updated since the seventies. (more…)

Best Practices
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How To Challenge Your Assumptions

Trevor Lohrbeer - October 12, 2011

Challenging assumptions can unlock the creativity needed for innovative solutions. That was a key theme that emerged at the Leadership Asheville overnight retreat I attended this weekend. (more…)

Commentary
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Referrals vs Recommendations vs Reviews

Trevor Lohrbeer - May 5, 2011

I’m in the process of buying a house. So I asked my friends and posted on Twitter for referrals to real estate listing agents. Then I realized…

Inside Companies
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The Sunk Cost Dilemma

Trevor Lohrbeer - January 12, 2011

Do you ignore sunk costs when making decisions? Then you may be at risk for getting trapped in the sunk cost dilemma. (more…)

Business Intelligence
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A Model of User Driven Analytics

Trevor Lohrbeer - November 11, 2010

Here’s a diagram I threw together a while back breaking out the different parts of user-driven analytics. With automated analytics all the rage right now, I think…

Business Intelligence
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The Go/No-Go Decision Pattern

Trevor Lohrbeer - November 10, 2010

Should you accept a new project a potential customer is offering you? Should you hire an assistant? Should you buy a friend’s beach house as an investment…