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Analytics Dispatch 8/9/2021

Analysts are like honeydew

FROM THE GROUND UP
How To Build An In-House Data Team
Which comes first—the data engineer or the data analyst? And what’s the right team structure? - Forbes

WHERE TO INVEST
The Third Rail
Analysts are like honeydew, victims of the soft bigotry of low expectations. - benn.substack

I’M NOT SURE
Statistical Significance, p-Values, and the Reporting of Uncertainty
"Statistical significance has been over-emphasized in empirical research. In many cases where decision makers are faced with deciding whether to implement a new policy or not, confidence intervals are a more useful way of communicating uncertainty of point estimates." - American Economic Association

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
We the Purple People
The data world needs more generalists who can navigate both the business context and the modern data stack. - dbt

STAY VERTICAL
Making Shiny Apps Mobile Friendly
Making Shiny apps work on mobile is actually very easy with the Bootstrap framework. You just need to work a little bit with HTML and CSS. - Jacqueline Nolis

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