Insights-driven public companies grow faster with data as their fuel. Yet nine out of ten struggle to scale their analytics. One of the biggest obstacles is ensuring you have the right skills and mindset right across the organisation. James Eiloart of Tableau suggests ways to find them from inside and outside of your business.
How do you write a data strategy that will guide your organisation on the long journey towards a thriving data culture? Deborah Yates of DAMA UK offers five tips that can help you find the right balance.
Pursuing a digital transformation or becoming a data-driven business ought to mean placing the data strategy at the heart of the business strategy. That doesn’t always happen, which is why Nigel Turner suggests some ways to make sure business and data become better friends.
Assembling the right team for a particular task is all about the perfect blend of skills. Data science is a team sport and depends on an understanding of the skills and capabilities of everybody. Rich Pugh of Mango Solutions considers how to bring them together.
Are your tried-and-tested models not delivering the expected outcomes? Until now, your internal data was the most valuable and a strong predictor of customer behaviour. But the health crisis has changed all that, so your data strategy needs to change too, says James Morgan.
In this edition, we talk to Anita Fernqvist of Zurich Insurance, Kinnari Ladha of TUI and the team from JCURV about awards and the importance of recognition. Plus, Paul Davison of Royal Mail on data for good and the impact of data quality.
How do you communicate a complex idea like an epidemic curve to people with minimal understanding of data? Alan D. Duncan of Gartner says the key is to use story telling techniques that make the subject engaging and emotional.
It’s more important than ever for companies to be able to make decisions based on data. But creating a data-driven culture isn’t simple. Zara Hawkins, data culture evangelist, Looker offers four suggestions for what to do to get it started.
Data and digital technologies will be at the heart of efforts to contain the virus and deliver the health and economic interventions needed to support those impacted. Liz Brandt of Ctrl-Shift explains why a trusted personal data mobility framework should sit at the heart of the remobilisation.