Analytics for Product Managers

Product Managers at growing startups need to define clear targets that relate to the product vision. Data-driven decision making has worked well for Amazon, Facebook, Google, et al., so there’s little doubt about its effectiveness at least at certain points in a project lifecycle. It’s easy to feel over-whelmed by the task of analyzing scattered… Continue reading Analytics for Product Managers

Visualizing data using graphs and charts

With analytics becoming increasingly important for web products, reporting data using charts has seen a surge on the web. This has brought in the trend of infographics and new Javascript graphic libraries. Many people though get too occupied in visual design and overlook what charts actually fit their case best. What’s really bad is when infographics… Continue reading Visualizing data using graphs and charts

The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver

Just finished reading this book and would whole-heartedly recommend it. A very engaging read for anyone interested in Statistics, Data Analytics and Predictions. “Nate Silver is a statistician, writer, and founder of The New York Times political blog FiveThirtyEight.com. He was named one of the world’s 100 Most Influential People by Time magazine.” He predicted the results of last… Continue reading The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver