Discussion with Teneika Askew: Empowering Decision Making with Data Visualization

I recently met with Teneika Askew, Head of People Analytics at Mozilla, to discuss how to utilize data for effective visualization and creating data stories that enable decision-makers to take action.

Here’s the full interview:

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Here are some short video clips of topics discussed:

Useful Links:

  • You can connect with Teneika on her websiteTwitter and Linkedin.
  • Tools include PowerQuery, PowerBI, Tableau, Google Data Studio and SAP Tools.
  • Though it is important to implement a new platform/solution, it is equally as important to inform and educate end-users on how to utilize the new platform or solution.
  • Every career/job has a data component – Do make an effort to learn how to utilize data as a skill. Doing so will enhance your skill-set and help you enhance your career.
  • College students should look into scholarship, internship and other opportunities offered by their university like the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and INROADS internships.
  • For those who are new to data visualizations, start with Microsoft Excel, work to graduate from a beginner Excel user to an advanced Excel user, then learn Microsoft Power BI and Tableau.
  • Microsoft currently offers free Power BI trainingTableau Prep & Tableau Desktop are not free unless you are a student, freeCodeCamp and SimpliLearn.

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