Research

Data Culture & Data Literacy - Transformative Concepts or False Hope?

By Samir Sharma, Apr 07, 2021

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It seems every company is pursuing Data Culture and Data Literacy programs, but what exactly are they hoping to achieve? These topics get a lot of press, sound very inspirational, and a lot of really smart folks* are working on them. With all the other priorities that data professionals are chasing right now, how can they assess the real potential of these concepts and separate the hype from the value?

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Webinar: Modernizing The Roles In Your Analytics And Data Science Organization

By Bill Franks, Drew Smith, Mar 23, 2021

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A recurring theme among analytics and data science leaders is the concern of not being able to keep up with all of the rapid change taking place – both individually and as a team. In years past, it was possible to stand up an organization largely made up of analytics generalists who would handle initiatives end to end. In today’s world, it is necessary to utilize a range of specialists focused on either specific methods or specific points in the lifecycle of an analytics and data science initiative. This talk will discuss the trends driving the need to evolve your organization’s talent model, new roles you need to consider implementing, and how they all fit together.

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Webinar: Disciplined Self Serve BI Enables Advanced Analytics

Mar 09, 2021

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“Self-service is best characterized as a broader business effort to continue the maturation of your enterprise analytics. Core to that maturation is a focus on identifying more and better business challenges against which to apply predictive and prescriptive (advanced) analytics techniques, by reducing the resource expenditure on supporting your organization’s reliance on reporting and descriptive business intelligence”

Join Metric Insights and IIA as we discuss IIA’s framework for Self-Service BI and share some of the ways to think about and implement a self service BI strategy.

This webinar discusses how to:

  • Clean up your current BI environment so users can find what they need
  • Implement a BI governance layer to ensure trust in your BI
  • Provide a mechanism for all users to publish their own BI and Analytics
  • Ensure that you have a way to measure and manage your Self Service program
  • Free up your analytics resources to focus on advanced analytics

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Webinar: Racial Equality in Analytics (Part 2)

By Durrell Robinson, Robert Cathey, Drew Smith, Feb 23, 2021

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In this webinar, the second in a series on Racial Equality in Analytics, Robert Cathey, Chief Data Officer/Vice President, Global Data Analytics Solutions at VSP Global and Durrell Robinson an expert in People Analytics at Sofi will share their experiences as Black professionals who are leaders and practitioners in analytics. In addition to their experiences, they will share their thoughts on improving the engagement and career growth opportunities for Black analytics professionals.

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Webinar: How to Effectively Prioritize Analytics Projects

By Kathleen Maley, Drew Smith, Feb 09, 2021

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Kathleen Maley will share her proven approach to prioritizing analytics projects. This approach can enable firms to ensure that their analytics efforts are meeting the expectations of business leaders and empowering analytics teams, while reducing frustration across the enterprise.

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Webinar: Leveraging Analytics To Manage Supply Chain Disruptions

By Bill Franks, Anne Robinson, Jan 26, 2021

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Supply chain planning can be challenging under the best of circumstances and even more difficult during disruptions. One of the keys to navigating such challenges is effectively leveraging a balance of analytics and human intuition for agile response. Agility is essential to absorb the volatility we cannot predict. Disruptions cause huge volatility, so we will discuss challenges and best practices observed during the current pandemic and the importance of analytics and agility in ensuring continued supply chain success.

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Webinar: 2021 Predictions & Priorities

Dec 15, 2020

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Each year, the International Institute for Analytics takes time to focus on the latest analytics trends and the most pressing analytics challenges currently facing organizations. Join IIA’s Bill Franks (CAO), Kathleen Maley (SVP, Analytics Executive), Drew Smith (VP Analytics Leadership Consortium) and Eric Siegel (Founder, Predictive Analytics World) as they look forward into the upcoming year.

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Webinar: 2020 Year in Review

By David Alles, Doug Mirsky, Drew Smith, Dec 03, 2020

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2020 has been shaped by an unprecedented series of events. COVID19, remote work, protests for social justice, natural disasters and a contentious election have had a significant impact on the development, use and business impact of analytics. Join IIA’s Doug Mirsky (VP, Research & Advisory Network), Drew Smith (VP, Analytics Leadership Consortium) and David Alles (VP, Sales, Marketing and Client Success) as they explore the top challenges, initiatives and projects seen in their everyday work with IIA clients in 2020.

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Webinar: Discussing Racial Equality in Analytics

By Brandeis Marshall, Robert Cathey, Drew Smith, Nov 17, 2020

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In this first discussion, Dr Brandeis Marshall, Chief Executive Officer at dataedX, and Robert Cathey, Chief Data Officer/Vice President, Global Data Analytics Solutions at VSP Global will discuss how es analytics, which is now so pervasive in everyday life, impacts Black communities and individuals.

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7 Ways to Build the Case for Data Literacy (and What if You Don’t?!)

By Valerie Logan, Drew Smith, Nov 10, 2020

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Data and analytics are the linchpin of digital transformation, yet culture is the hardest part. Data literacy is the missing link, and the key to cracking the culture code. In this webinar Valerie Logan will share her expertise and help you build your case for driving data literacy in your organization.

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