AoF 21: How to Deliver 14 dashboards Users love in 2 months with Jeremy Kuhlenbeck of cBeyondData

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Jeremy Kuhlenbeck is a BI rockstar! As a Senior BI Consultant at cBeyondData, Jeremy used our BI DataStorytelling Mastery class tools, techniques, and methods to turn an almost failing BI project around at the last minute. Jeremy describes his bumpy road to becoming a chief data storyteller, and the actions you too can take to do so!

“The Why (when gathering data requirements), removes you from being the scapegoat.” (27:40)

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BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator – This season of AOF is sponsored by our BIDS live 3-Day workshop. Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of two days, you’ll leave with a clear BI delivery action plan for your BI team.  Join us!

3 Knowledge Bombs

  • Jeremy's Advice: Get the FREE Analytics Design Guide, and pull as much as you can out of it!
  • It's crucial to take what you are learning and put it into immediate action.
  • Change what you're asking and that will change your engagement.

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • [03:24]  - Jeremy shares his background, and some interesting things we don't know about him.
  • [08:41]  - From Coffeehouse owner to first "data" job!
  • [11:16] - Jeremy talks about getting "stuck" in a role
  • [14:10]  - The task: 14 Dashboards in 6 months!
  • [17:42]  - Jeremy describes his AHA Moment when he realized SAP Lumira was not working, the big change he made at the last minute!
  • [24:19]  - Jeremy talks about some of the difficult moments with users and how he approached them.
  • [26:18]  - He shares about how to tackle issues when a user doesn't know what to do.
  • [28:32]  - Jeremy talks about the importance of communication, and the BI Data Storytelling Mastery process.
  • [32:45]  - His process of "cranking out the dashboards."
  • [36:43]  - Jeremy shares the importance of asking "why."
  • [41:25]  - Jeremy's shared steps for you to take to get started "right now."
  • [48:56]  - He shares "what's next" for him!
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“I'm not the smartest guy in the room, I just find the processes that are successful and try to make sure I follow that success.” (32:10)

Jeremy Kuhlenbeck, Sr. BI Consultant at cBeyondData Tweet Quote

Links and Resources mentioned in this episode:

  • Connect to Jeremy Kuhlenbeck: LinkedIn
  • Read Jeremy's Blogs on his journey Part 1 | Part 2
  • Jeremy used the BI Brainz Analytics Design Guide template to accelerate his dashboard design!
  • Jeremy says these were critical his success

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As the Co-founder and CEO of BI Brainz, I've been in the Business Intelligence/Analytics industry since 2009. Trained 10K+ using our methodologies and frameworks! I love our amazing team and community! I share my passion for data to 20,000+ followers via the Analytics on Fire Podcast, our BI Brainz academy, blog, social media, global keynotes, training, and workshops. Our model is simple. We take what is successful for our customers and teach it! I'm a bonafide beach bum on days off!
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