Making Data Simple: Designing for Analytics with Brian O'Neill
This episode of Making Data Simple features Brian O’Neill, product designer for . Brian and host Al Martin step back from the deep, technical questions of data science, architecture and governance to look at how principles of design can clarify and accelerate development for analytics products -- whether the end user is internal or external. The conversation ranges from increasing engagement to user research to the need to focus on outcomes over output.
00:00 - Be sure to checkout our channel.
00:26 - Connect with Al Martin on and .
00:45 - Connect with Brian O’Neill on , , or at .
1:55 - Start small with analytics for or .
3:13 - Need to focus on rather than assets and outputs.
6:48 - Goal for should be to free time for doing important thought leadership.
11:00 - gets faster the more of them you encounter.
13:24 - Creating prototypes is easier and easier, but .
14:55 - .
17:15 - Can’t spend on AI without expecting to spend on the .
17:40 - Let inform the first prototype.
21:15 - Choosing a small problem to solve and solving it tells you where you are on the .
23:55 - IT has to be .
30:09 - The importance of getting from .
33:10 - Lightning round: Brian’s work as a musician, favorite company culture, and his wife as a role model.