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Inquiry Response: Tips For A Successful Self-Service Rollout

By IIA Expert, Feb 24, 2020

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Inquiry:

As part of our strategy for BI and self-service, we’re planning an enterprise-wide Tableau rollout to 2500 users initially. What are best practices we should be aware of to ensure and measure success?

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Inquiry Response: Getting Started With HR Analytics

By IIA Expert, Feb 10, 2020

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Inquiry:

We’re just getting started with HR analytics, and we’re struggling with building a baseline reporting capability. There is an HRIS team; should HRIS own the analytics? Where should we start with our initial HR analytics projects? We use Workday for human capital management; can we use it for analytics too?

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Inquiry Response: Documentation Priorities For Your Analytics Team

By IIA Expert, Feb 03, 2020

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Inquiry:

I’m rebuilding my analytics teams after layoffs. Going forward, I would like a documentation process in place to retain knowledge in case of future resource talent loss. What should my priorities be?

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Inquiry Response: Beginning Considerations for Global Supply Chain Analytics

By Mark Molau, IIA Expert, Dec 23, 2019

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Inquiry:

We’re a consumer products multinational, and we need to expand our supply chain analytics efforts. What should we be thinking about?

Response:

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Inquiry Response: Translator Needs for Our Center of Excellence

By IIA Expert, Doug Hague, Dec 16, 2019

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Inquiry:

We just formed a Center of Excellence (CoE) for our data science community. We’re finding ourselves challenged by the translator role. Should we up-skill current members, bring in external people from the business, or not have anyone at all?

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Inquiry Response: Building Out Your Customer Data Program

By IIA Expert, Ahmer Inam, Dec 09, 2019

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Inquiry:

We’re charged with expanding our customer data program. We have an initial framework for the platform itself, but now we need to think about our product offerings and the skills set required so we can build out the program. Do you have any advice?

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Inquiry Response: The Importance of Demand-Oriented Analytics

By IIA Expert, Dec 02, 2019

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Inquiry:

Our advanced analytics team has been tasked with looking at the state of our data program with an eye toward arriving at a new future-state framework. Currently, our biggest challenge is that our internal customers’ processes are not set up to consume what we provide. Do you have any advice?

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Inquiry Response: Getting Data Scientists to Adopt Business Oriented Processes

By IIA Expert, Nov 25, 2019

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Inquiry:

We’ve just started a formal data analytics organization. From a process management perspective, we’re struggling because our data scientists are used to working within their individual silos until they are ready to show their work. We’re having trouble getting them to estimate timelines, commit to deadlines, and collaborate.

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Inquiry Exchange: Laying The Groundwork For Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

By David H Friedman, IIA Expert, Nov 18, 2019

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Inquiry:

We’re in the beginning stages of a global process transformation with focus on using robotic process automation (RPA). We’re using a vendor to pilot initial use cases, but eventually we’ll own our own capabilities. Do you have any guidance for us?

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Inquiry Response: When Data Science Team Meets Engineering Team

By Eddie Satterly, IIA Expert, Nov 11, 2019

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Inquiry:

We have a data science team that supports our engineers, with the goal of using analytics to help them make engineering decisions that produce better products for the field. Do you have any insights on how we can work with engineering?

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