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Inquiry Response: Getting Executive Buy-In For Digital Transformation

Aug 02, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re preparing for a digital transformation — shifting from account-centric to customer-centric. The leaders like the idea in spirit, but how do we get them to understand what this really means so we can begin to take real action?

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Inquiry Response: Getting Started With Data Discovery And Protection

By Peter Kapur, Feb 15, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re getting started with data governance and are wondering how to go about data security. Is there an effective and efficient solution to tag and control access to sensitive data?

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Inquiry Response: Foundations For A Digital Customer Experience

Jan 18, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re developing an advanced digital customer experience strategy that needs to be able to support B2B, B2C, and B2B2C. What should we look out for as we prepare our organization and our data for this evolution?

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Inquiry Response: Preparing IoT Data For Advanced Analytics

Dec 14, 2020

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Inquiry:

We’re in the process of gathering our IoT data into an enterprise data lake to facilitate our advanced analytics efforts. Our main challenges are dealing with proprietary file formats and getting the data ready for the data science team. What would you suggest?

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Inquiry Response: Bridging The Gap Between Analytics And Traditional IT

By Mo Chaara, Nov 30, 2020

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Inquiry:

Our analytics organization is in a bind because we’re ready to scale up a proof-of-concept, but we don’t have the IT structure in place to help with the data mapping, cleansing, and conforming. What can we do?

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Inquiry Response: Moderating A Discussion On Innovation in Analytics

By Kathleen Maley, Nov 23, 2020

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Inquiry:

I’ve been invited to moderate a discussion with leadership on innovation in analytics. I want to make sure I’m well prepared. What would you be thinking about if you were me?

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Inquiry Response: Uniting Analytics And Technology Partners

Nov 16, 2020

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Inquiry:

The analytics team and IT partners team just merged and we’re running into a number of challenges. We have different definitions of what it means to put thing into production, and we’re not communicating cleanly with the business stakeholders. How can we make this work?

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Inquiry Response: When Data Scientists Are Expected To Do It All

Oct 26, 2020

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Inquiry:

We’re attempting to upskill our data scientists to instill good coding behavior and the tenets for model testing and system functionality for application delivery. It’s been a challenge. Do you have any suggestions?

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Inquiry Response: Getting Greater Value From The Team

Oct 19, 2020

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Inquiry:

We don’t currently have enough resources to tackle advanced analytics products. How can we help our leadership see and understand our needs? Also, how can we become more efficient with our large scrum team?

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Inquiry Response: Tips for Small Data Science Teams and Targeted Marketing

Aug 24, 2020

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Inquiry:

We have a small, centralized data science team that performs machine learning (ML) analysis for marketing insights into our various brands. Our data scientists are overwhelmed with their workloads. Do you have any organizational or Azure architectural tips that could help us to help them? Also, for marketing activities, how can we improve our individual targeting?

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