Four Perspectives on the Art of Data Analytics

As data science professionals, we are often viewed as people who draw conclusions based only on data and minimize other factors. This perception usually becomes contentious when the insights and evidence from the data are inconsistent with somebody else’s “hypothesis.” Or we are confused and maybe frustrated when “qualitative” analysis trumps quantitative analysis. The next time…

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Save Time and Streamline Processes with Embedded BI

Ask any enterprise employee what they need most, and they are likely to say “time.” With limited resources and budgets, your team members are being asked to do more with less and to get it all done on time and on budget. If you take the time to ask a follow-up question, you will likely…

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Introducing the Data Analytics Fabric Concept

Organizations all over the world – both profit and nonprofit – are looking at leveraging data analytics for improved business performance. Findings from a McKinsey survey indicate that data-driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times as likely to retain customers, and 19 times more profitable [1]. Research by MIT found that digitally mature firms are 26%…

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Yes, Being a Citizen Data Scientist Can Help You Succeed

If your enterprise has nominated you for the role of a citizen data scientist, you must have the right tools and augmented analytics features to help you fulfill your role.  Gartner has predicted that “90% of corporate strategies will explicitly mention information as a critical enterprise asset and analytics as an essential competency.” This statement, coupled with…

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Finding the Right Data Science Role: 4 Key Criteria

Landing a Data Science role is one thing, but joining an organization where you can truly thrive is quite another. As a Data Science talent strategy leader, I can share my perspective on what I believe solid organizations will have in place to foster an engaged and developing data science community. To anyone navigating today’s Data…

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10 Highest-Paying Data Analytics Jobs in 2023

As one of the fastest-growing fields, technology continues to drive transformative changes across various industries, with new advancements emerging each year. Consequently, the demand for data analytics jobs is expected to surge in the near future, with a significant need for data science practitioners worldwide. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2021) projects a 22% growth…

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Smart Data Visualization Tells a Story Your Users Will Love

The Wharton School of Management reports that only half of an audience is convinced by a purely verbal presentation, but that number jumps to over two-thirds when visuals are added. Why is that? The answer is simple. Our brains grasp and respond to images, colors, and patterns and more quickly assimilate information. Presenting data with colors…

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Predictive Analytics Use Cases for Citizen Data Scientists

Gartner technology analysts predict that organizations leveraging augmented analytics solutions will grow at twice the rate of those that do not use these solutions. Those organizations that provide self-serve augmented analytics to their business users can achieve market goals and stay abreast of the competition with fact-based decision-making and a team that leverages analytics daily to make those…

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