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Milestone Story

Increasing or decreasing movement can be tracked for any metric, but the Milestone  story type identifies the highest or lowest that metric has been over a given time period (quarter, year, or all time).

Here are a few examples of how functional teams use Milestone stories:

  • Product teams use this story type to track product performance.
  • Marketing teams track marketing campaign performance.
  • Finance teams track financial performance.

A Product team found an increase in sales, as shown in this story. 

Read more to see what this retailer found during Coronavirus.

Reading How Outlier Helps Retailer Quickly Shift Focus In Post Coronavirus World
Reading How Outlier Helps Retailer Quickly Shift Focus In Post Coronavirus World
Record high for new confirmed Coronavirus cases in Texas on May 19, 2020.
Record high for new confirmed Coronavirus cases in Texas on May 19, 2020.

Why Milestone Stories Matter?

When you are tracking multiple known metrics at a time a typical enterprise dashboard can help. What about all the metrics that you didn’t realize you needed to track so frequently that are also driving your business? Outlier identifies the record highs and record lows that you did not know you need to be tracking. Missing these small changes can have a big impact on your business.

A state confirms a record high with regards to an infectious disease, as shown in this story. 

Read more to see how this story indicates a new Coronavirus high for Texas.

Outlier is a semantic-free, Automated Business Analysis platform that doesn’t use any human bias when creating a story.

Outlier is powered by Artificial Intelligence and can analyze billions of data points daily to ensure all your record highs and lows are accounted for.

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