“Analytics Can Save Higher Education. Really.” is a call to action for the higher education community to leverage data and analytics for better decision making at colleges and universities. It stresses the importance of using data and analytics to improve student outcomes, campus operations and much more. Oklahoma State University
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Note: This is the first in a series of profiles of leaders in today’s utility analytics marketplace. “My job is to make people uncomfortable with the way they do things today. Transformation implies a revolution, not small incremental changes, and today the big revolution in any industry is in data,"
La prova definitiva per poter definire una tecnologia “mainstream” consiste nel verificare che essa venga ampiamente utilizzata in tutta l'azienda, dalle funzioni a servizio del cliente alle attività di back-office. Gli analytics sono stati a lungo incentrati sul cliente ed ampiamente utilizzati anche per le prestazioni individuali, ad esempio, dalle
In my previous post, I talked about why analytics was fast becoming essential for government. In particular there is rising demand for improved customer experience and increasing pressure from taxpayers to improve cost effectiveness and value for money. With increasing recognition that good customer service is not impossible, government agencies
The true test of when a technology has become mainstream is when it is being widely used across the whole business, from customer-facing functions to backroom work. Analytics has been customer-focused for some time, and has also been widely used for individual performance, for example, by sports teams. The advent
Inspire the extraordinary was not only the theme that was used for the 2018 edition of #SASForumMilan, but also the goal we had for the 2,000 attendees: to live together an entire day, full of food for thought. We wanted to organise an event both to provide answers and to
It's easier said than done to be a data-driven business, but the squeeze is worth the juice.
TwIn part one of this series, Clark Twiddy, Chief Administrative Officer of Twiddy & Company, shared some best practices from the first of three phases of Twiddy’s journey to becoming a data-driven SMB. This post focuses on phases two and three of their journey. (Read the whole series here.) Phase
My last post described my top general business analytics books, those that would appeal to business leaders and analysts alike. This post is a bit more specific, and covers books that will help you to learn for yourself. It is therefore mainly aimed at analysts — but I still hope
The digital disruption is creating unforeseen events, such as new competitors, products and services that threaten the performance and positioning of consolidated players. Big data and analytics prove themselves, through successful user cases, as the answer to intercept the demand, prevent churn, draw an integrated view of the customer, manage
No matter where I go in the world, I’m constantly amazed by the similarities in business challenges facing organizations around the globe. One of the most common is getting business users to actually adopt and use the insights gained from the great work performed by analytics teams and IT organizations.
Well OK, so there is an "i" in science, but being a data scientist is certainly not a lonesome job. Engagement with other team members is essential with data analytics work, so you never really work in isolation. Without the rest of the team, we would fail to ask all
I wrote “Business Transformation” to guide leaders through a journey to transform their organizations. I included methodologies and examples gathered throughout my 29-year consulting career to assist them. Every executive and leader focuses on how to use resources to produce value. Of course, value can be defined in many terms