This is how a data engineer interprets a useful, but long and dry article in Harvard Business Review.
If rules of BI reporting applied to tech writing, then, similarly to dashboards providing at-a-glance views, data samples would help to retain readers and prevent TL;DRs.
Placing a summary table at the beginning of the article – is the McKinsey’s Pyramid Principle for data geeks.
The article (3k words): “Making Yourself Indispensable” by Zenger, Folkman, Edinger
The table: skills_main_complementary