7 September 2020
Monday, September 7th
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? Data storytelling—the power of persuasion. Data storytelling makes analytics accessible to more employees and is an ideal means to communicate insights in a simple, visual way. Learn more about using data storytelling to support and argue business decisions in this Forbes article.
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? Analytics agility post-COVID. Analytics and AI can boost a business’ efficiency and value-creation during uncertain times. To accelerate the adoption of data analytics solutions, organisations can apply a few basic lessons, such as empowering the workforce, standardisation and prioritising workflows. Get more info in this practical article.
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? Augmented analytics—the next BI wave. Users who have access to easy-to-use BI solutions can make better business decisions. Augmented analytics helps data consumers sift through big data and get the insights they need to improve on their day-to-day delivery. Discover more on how analytics adds to human skills in this Analytics Insight article.
? Harnessing people analytics in a downturn. During a downturn, payroll costs are often scrutinised first. And, though letting people go may have short-term benefits, leaders need to consider the longer-term effect too. With the help of people analytics, organisations can continue to grow by, for instance, identifying top talent and predicting future economic shifts. Read more on strategic people management in this Forbes article.
? The power of building your business intelligence. Keeping up-to-date with BI trends such as DataOps, Self-Service BI and operationalising data lakes can help drive data citizenship. Read about more analytics trends in this Analytics Insight article.
And, our quote of the day:
“Laying down common protocols and repeatable methodologies for analytics and AI, preserves the ability to evaluate and develop new solutions in the future. Data integration and sharing tools are vital for consolidating siloed data sources and external data, enabling employees to find the data they need quickly.”
Dr. Laurie Miles, Director of Analytics, SAS UK & Ireland
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