Research

Inquiry Response: When Data Science Team Meets Engineering Team

By Eddie Satterly, 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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Inquiry Response: Expanding Your Analytics Ecosystem With Community Outreach

By IIA Expert, Oct 14, 2019

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Inquiry:

We’ve created a data science institute and one of our mandates is community outreach through: local universities, community partners, and K-12 programming. Do you have any tips for engaging the broader community?

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Inquiry Response: The Challenge of Tying ROI to Dashboards

By Jim Frazee, Oct 07, 2019

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Inquiry:

Is there a way to tie ROI for Tableau dashboard sales/marketing reporting to incremental revenue? I’m trying to gain additional funding from the enterprise so we can drive advanced analytics beyond descriptive. We use an AWS data mart and the cloud.

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Inquiry Response: Data Catalog Vendor Considerations

By IIA Expert, Sep 23, 2019

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Inquiry:

We’re considering partnering with a data catalog vendor. What should we be thinking about?

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Inquiry Response: Thoughts on a Self-Service BI Initiative

By IIA Expert, Sep 16, 2019

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Inquiry:

We’d like to free up our analysts for high-value projects by instituting more self-service, especially for BI reporting. One of our challenges is that we have software releases every week, and the end users need updates in real time.

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Inquiry Response: Thoughts on Building Community in Fragmented Environment

By IIA Expert, Sep 09, 2019

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Inquiry:

We are a multinational that’s grown through M&As, so we have many legacy systems in place. We want to build community across the enterprise so we can execute on shared goals, but our data governance model—fragmented or non-existent—prevents us from making changes to support an analytics community. How can we be successful as we move forward?

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Inquiry Response: Ease of Moving Dashboards out of Tableau

By IIA Expert, Sep 03, 2019

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Inquiry:

We’ve built a robust set of dashboards in Tableau. Recently the enterprise has started to discuss choosing a single platform for dashboarding – they’re looking at power bi or Salesforce Einstein Analytics. If they decide to switch, how hard would it be to migrate out of Tableau?

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Inquiry Response: Where Should Informatics Reside?

By IIA Expert, Aug 19, 2019

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Inquiry:

We have a new advanced informatics and analytics group. We’ve been asked to focus on informatics. Should informatics and data engineering be centralized within analytics, housed under IS/IT, or be its own group? How should we define ourselves?

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Inquiry Response: Transitioning from Hypothesis Confirmation to Hypothesis Exploration

By IIA Expert, Aug 12, 2019

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Inquiry:

We have a strong data structure and high analytics demand. Unfortunately, the business most often comes to us for help with hypothesis confirmation for decisions they’ve already made. How can we inspire them to improve their decision-making processes by engaging with the analytics capabilities we can provide?

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Inquiry Response: Tips for Good Storytelling

By IIA Expert, Aug 05, 2019

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Inquiry:

As our organization’s center of excellence, we’re tasked with telling stories based on the data. What recommendations would you share with a team who is still working on doing this well?

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