A section of downtown near the ballpark has a grouping of small auto repair shops. The thought of a small independent "data repair" shop along the same lines gave me a chuckle--not too far from daily reality.
Clients bring clunkers in need of overhaul, newer data models in need of a tune-up, or more often than not, the remnants of a classic-- in need of modernization.
Alex Trochut in the short video below is a freelancer. He talks about his work day in ways familiar to all of us regardless of our area of expertise. Insights tend to be agnostic and adaptable. The distinction between Design (requires empathy) and Art (unapologetic freedom) really struck a chord with me as a data visualization designer? Artist?
Do we have the ability to understand and share the feelings of the provider, payer, industry executive, government, economies, and ultimately the patients in the work we do?