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Data Product Author Skills

Tools

Select the frequency with which you use the tools.

Presentation tools such as PowerPoint Keynote or Prezzi
Don't Know Never Infrequently Sometimes Often
Spreadsheet tools such as Excel or Google spreadsheets.
Don't Know Never Infrequently Sometimes Often
Statistical analysis packages such as R, SAS or SPSS.
Don't Know Never Infrequently Sometimes Often
Visual analytics tools such as Tableau or Qlikview.
Don't Know Never Infrequently Sometimes Often
Software packages for tracking operational activities (e.g. Salesforce for CRM)
Don't Know Never Infrequently Sometimes Often
Software packages for tracking operational activities (e.g. Salesforce for CRM)
Don't Know Never Infrequently Sometimes Often
Specialized tools for creating dashboards or visualizations
Don't Know Never Infrequently Sometimes Often

Select your skill with the tools

Presentation tools such as PowerPoint Keynote or Prezzi
Don't Know Novice/Beginner Infrequently Competent Proficient
Spreadsheet tools such as Excel or Google spreadsheets.
Don't Know Novice/Beginner Infrequently Competent Proficient
Statistical analysis packages such as R, SAS or SPSS.
Don't Know Novice/Beginner Infrequently Competent Proficient
Visual analytics tools such as Tableau or Qlikview.
Don't Know Novice/Beginner Infrequently Competent Proficient
Software packages for tracking operational activities (e.g. Salesforce for CRM)
Don't Know Novice/Beginner Infrequently Competent Proficient
Specialized tools for creating dashboards or visualizations
Don't Know Novice/Beginner Infrequently Competent Proficient

Skills

As a data product author

I have the data tools I need.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
I have access to the data I need.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
I consider my audience as I decide what to communicate.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
I consider the needs of my audience's audience.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
My data products put non-essential or extraneous information in an appendix or equivalent.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
My data products help management or my audience define what is important.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
My data products encourage specific actions in a timely manner.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
My data products highlight exceptions and provide alerts when problems occur.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
My data products clearly communicate data by reducing distracting elements ( for example, chart junk).
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always

My colleagues as data product authors

Consider their audience as they decide what to communicate.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Consider the needs of their audience's audience.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Their data products put non-essential or extraneous information in an appendix or an equivalent.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Their data products help management or their audience decide what is important.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Their data products encourage specific actions in a timely manner.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Their data products highlight exceptions and provide alerts when problems occur.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Their data products communicate progress and success.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Their data products highlight exceptions and provide alerts when problems occur.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Their data products clearly communicate data by reducing distracting elements (for example, chart junk)
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always

Perceptions and Attitudes

I place a high value on

Data products that inform decision making.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Data products that can be manipulated to filter and focus on just the data that is important to the audience.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Data products that link to the organization's mission and vision.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Data products that have a reference guide or help for new users.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always

My colleagues place a high value on

Data products that inform decision making.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Data products that can be manipulated to filter and focus on just the data that is important to the audience.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Data products that link to the organization's mission and vision.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
Data products that have a reference guide or help for new users.
Don't Know Never Sometimes Always
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