Data modeling does not excite passion within programmers. Your average Java or Python developer probably doesn’t even realize that they are doing it when they write programs, in great part because a data model by itself doesn’t really do anything. It simply is.
Many people assume dashboards tell stories when in fact most don’t. Instead, most dashboards frame key information so users can find insights (exploratory) rather than telling a specific story (explanatory). This article explores the concept of storyframing and how it complements storytelling.