Sure, going with your gut can yield some pretty positive results — occasionally. But relying solely on human intuition isn’t exactly 21st century thinking, and a big risk doesn’t always equal a bigger reward.
Data is more than numbers. Data is a sequence that tells a story, and when you cherry-pick your information, you might be missing key plot points or misrepresenting the whole series. Seeing the whole story turns your notes into a narrative.
And trust us, you don’t want to be that person who lets face value determine their intelligent insights, or lets quick decisions get in the way of data-driven ones.
We know what it’s like to experience a data snafu in the office. But before we let out a collective groan from yet another poorly-informed business decision, here’s a couple more Qlik E-Cards to pass on to your BI-minded friends:
Hold onto your dashboards, fellow analysts, and good luck driving insights.