oracle aide

April 7, 2016

One table is worth 3000+ words

Filed under: Uncategorized — oracleaide @ 9:48 am

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

 

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