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Is Your Organisation Analytically Mature?

December 2017

Take the Analytical Maturity model presented in Thomas Davenport’s “Competing on Analytics”. Would you consider your organisation as having Analytical Aspirations or as a true Analytical Company?

War Stories – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

November 2017

There are times when deploying advanced analytics initiatives can feel like you are in a war. There are times when deploying advanced analytics initiatives can feel like you are in a war. Let me tell you about my experience, told as war movies!

2 min Analytics interview with Rob Woods (IBM)

October 2017

After our last A4B “War Stories - Data Analyst Down”, we asked the keynote speaker, Rob Woods (Solutions Architect at IBM) one question about his experience building and implementing Analytics Solutions.

E2E Discover: The three Pillars to Actionable Insight

September 2017

The truth is that there are many factors and forces at work that help build a successful analytics project and/or programme. The ultimate goal is Actionable Insight

“… The beauty of me is that I’m very rich”

September 2017

While I’m not sure this statement is true when referring to people, I really believe it is true when talking about data. I have absolute belief in the richness of data and its ability to enable us to make evidence based decisions.

Crisis Management and Advanced Analytics

August 2017

As I observe and read about the raging fires causing massive destruction, I have been reflecting on how companies react and respond to crisis mode, and what they can do to move from firefighting to strategic prevention and management.

2 min Analytics interview with Anthony O’Neill (eir)

June 2017

After our last A4B we asked the keynote speaker, Anthony O’Neill (Director, Analytics Centre of Excellence at eir) two questions about his Analytics journey.

How Predictive Analytics helps get the ‘Bikini Body’

May 2017

The science and psychology to get the 'Bikini Body' you have always wanted (with Predictive Analytics).

Why Analytics makes people nervous?

May 2017

The reasons behind, and some hints to help you during difficult conversations and challenging situations!

Analytics is a Waste of Time

January 2017

When you start with Analytics you might feel overwhelmed, you have all that incredible power in your hands but don’t know how to wield it most effectively. From my own experience I can tell you that starting with Analytics is not different from learning a new language or how to play a musical instrument, the more you practice, the better you get. So just how do you go about getting the most from this valuable asset? You can start by not making any of these five common mistakes.

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