When Things Go South - Issue 167
Or why self-service is a myth.
Welcome to the Data Analysis Journal, a weekly data science and analytics newsletter.
“We want to empower every team with their own data exploration.”
The noble intent to provide tools to everyone to answer their data needs comes with challenges.
I have seen examples of how self-service has introduced discrepancies, inconsistencies in reporting, and security risks. I’ve seen partner teams misinterpret the results and make incorrect assumptions.
Today, I wanted to share why I don’t believe in self-service analytics and why it may damage your data culture.