Tag Archives: analytical talent

Educating informed “intuitants”

Jay Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College

“Today’s knowledge worker and future senior leader should be an “Informed Intuitant,’” says Dr. Jay Liebowitz of the University of Maryland University College. Read more about this skillset combining analytics and insight to make decisions.

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8 professionals you need to build your analytics dream team (cont.)

Laura Squier, Sales Engineering Manager, SAS

In this post in the “Myths and Realities of Successful Analytics” series, SAS’ Laura Squier names the the last four of eight professionals in her analytic dream team–and explains why they’re crucial to the success of any analytic project.

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8 professionals you need to build your analytics dream team

Getting the right data to measure human capital

In this installment of the “Myths and Realities of Successful Analytics” series, SAS’ Laura Squier names the eight professionals in her analytic dream team–and explains why they’re crucial to the success of any analytic project.

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Business analytics and frozen yogurt

Jay Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College

Are big data and business analytics fads just like the frozen yogurt industry? Professor Jay Liebowitz of the University of Maryland University College explores the similarities.I just spent about 5 hours on the web to see what college programs exist in business analytics.

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Getting the right data to measure human capital

Getting the right data to measure human capital

Boyce Byerly, Ph.D., Cofounder of Capital Analytics discusses the challenges and debates surrounding the collecting of data for measuring human capital. He also offers advice for those seeking a career in human capital analytics.

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Want to keep analytics superstars? Challenge them.

Financial Services Summit 2013 - Analytics Superstars Panel

With all the talk about data scientists, big data, and the potential for information overload on the horizon, the job market for “analytics superstars” is heating up. This topic brought a packed house to the SAS Financial Services Executive Summit last week.

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How do you extract big knowledge from big data?

Jay Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College

Partly through analytics, according to this article. Read more on the new data scientist, business analyst and movements in academia to support data-intensive industries like cybersecurity, finance, healthcare and others.

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Don’t confuse a data scientist with a rocket scientist

Martine George, Head of Marketing Analytics and Research, BNP Paribas Fortis

Companies that want to increase their use of analytics are always looking for talent – but the hunt is full of difficulties. Here are some suggestions that will work if you are staffing a Center of Excellence or building an analytical group within a business unit.

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Avoid pitfalls to ensure analytics success

Avoid pitfalls to ensure analytics success

Putting analytics to work effectively in an organization can be an overwhelming challenge. Jean Paul Isson, Monster Worldwide, Inc. and Jesse Harriott, Chief Analytics Officer, Constant Contact, share reasons analytics initiatives fail as uncovered during research for their book, Win With Advanced Business Analytics.

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Department converts to a culture of analytics

Alejandro Farias, Financial Analyst, TPWD

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department uses analytics to better understand how to market to customers and make the most of resources. Getting to that point though, wasn’t easy. Read about how a very traditional branch of state government bought into analytics.

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