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Business Storytelling Models for L&D: Data and the Hero's Journey

So far in this blog series, we’ve discussed the importance of data storytelling and covered how to use the STAR model to share your achievements as you might during a job interview. Now, we’ll explore how to draw from Hollywood’s version of storytelling—using the Hero’s Journey framework (departure, initiation, return)—to create an engrossing, transformative story.

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Watershed Product Updates: November 2017

Here's a rundown of our latest Watershed product updates—including new ways to add groups data in your reports and a guide to making custom reports designed for CSV downloads.

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Dev Delve: Data Silos & Integration

Whether it's tracking the performance of a Roth IRA or gathering demographics for product testing, data plays an important role in our personal and professional lives every day. And while data can provide helpful insights and ease everyday tasks, leveraging it for deeper insights can pose real challenges. In this Dev Delve, we’ll focus on two common issues when it comes to working with data—the prevalence of “data silos” and the work involved in solving the “data integration problem.” We’ll unpack these terms and uncover the underlying details that contribute to each of these challenges.

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