What could corporations' analytics maturity and social media influencers have in common? More than you might think! I was emcee for the International Institute for Analytics Symposium in October and one of the panel discussions made the connection between these seemingly unrelated topics come together in my mind. This blog post will outline the link between social media … [Read more...] about The Link Between Analytics Maturity and Social Media Influencers
Successfully Upskilling An Organization
The need to upskill the data and analytics capabilities of both your analytics community and the broader business and operational communities is widely recognized. It is also difficult to determine exactly who should learn what and how to best teach them. I had the pleasure of moderating a webinar recently featuring three executives who provided some amazing perspectives and … [Read more...] about Successfully Upskilling An Organization
Struggling With Data Literacy? That’s Great News!
Less than two years ago, data literacy was not something I heard many people in the business world talking about. Recently, it is something that comes up in more conversations than not. In this post, I'll address a few misconceptions about data literacy and then make the case that while it is a challenge, data literacy is actually a great problem to have. Data Literacy Is About … [Read more...] about Struggling With Data Literacy? That’s Great News!
No, Not Everyone Needs To Understand Analytics
The breadth of analytics has certainly increased in recent years. So, too, has the pool of people who dip their toe into creating analytics of one sort or the other. The trends toward democratization of data and self-service analytical capabilities are powerful and both have driven a lot of value for organizations in recent years. At the same time, it is possible to go too far. … [Read more...] about No, Not Everyone Needs To Understand Analytics
Taming information overload for effective border controls
By Dr. Enrique Segura, Speaker at INTERPOL World 2017, CEO & President, Securiport In 2016, global outbound travel exceeded $2 trillion, for the first time ever. Despite a marked increase in security threats, people all around the world still desired to travel and take vacations. However, the sheer volume of people crossing through borders daily has made it very difficult … [Read more...] about Taming information overload for effective border controls