James Richardson is Business Analytics Strategist at Qlik. Prior to this role James spent six years as a Gartner analyst covering business intelligence and analytics. During his tenure, James was the lead author of the Magic Quadrant for BI Platforms report, and chaired and keynoted Gartner’s European Business Intelligence (BI) summit. Before Gartner, James spent 13 years at BI and performance management software vendor Hyperion in various roles.
Today, 'storytelling' has effectively become a bit of a buzzword in the business world, even though some leaders are sceptical about their true benefits to their organization. However, the stories we tell in business--as long as they are based on fact--are extremely important to our growth. That's where data comes in.