Many organisations have set out a vision for their use of data and analytics. Often, the emphasis is on the tooling and hard skills required, rather than the behaviours and culture involved. This briefing paper considers six key aspects of soft skills that any senior manager of analytics leader needs to consider to deliver the vision.
Many organisations have data and analytics practitioners, often delivering against local requirements and from dispersed team or functions. To transform the impact they can have enterprise-wide, a level of momentum and critical mass needs to be created. One option is to build communities of practice. This whitepaper considers how to go about setting up a CoP.
Becoming a data-driven organisation or adopting evidence-based decision making requires transformation of the business across a broad canvas. This whitepaper examines a proven eight-step model for embedding data and analytics into the organisational culture.
According to new research, only 32% of UK organisations plan to significantly invest in data and analytics. David Reed advises on how to get executive buy-in for your proposal and the key components of a good data strategy.