Tag Archives: analytical talent

Leading the analytics charge: A call for talent

Candace Inscoe, Principal Product Marketing Manager, SAS

According to a recent survey conducted by SAS and Accenture, 45 percent of businesses increased their analytics spending in 2011 and even more, 65 percent—planned to increase this year. The major focus? Talent upgrade.


Now you can be your own Jedi master of data

Jedi master of data

Recent Harvard Business Review Analytic Services research shows that analytics is not only changing organizations, but also individual’s professional careers. Check out the details in this excerpt.

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Hiring your dream analytics team

Evan Stubbs

To succeed in business analytics, hiring a team is a good starting point – although it can be harder than you think. Read about four hiring principles to keep in mind.


Analytics wish list from senior executives


Financial services executives discuss their wish list to make analytics successful across the enterprise. Check out their ideas.

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How to value and develop analytical talent

Describe predict and prescribe

Working for the National Basketball Association (NBA) or Walt Disney World would be a dream come true for many college graduates and seasoned business professionals. And yet, these businesses face the same challenges with finding, training and deve

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Amplify your data career with analytics

Amplify Your Data Career with Analytics

Transitioning into an “analytics career” can be confusing. This article gives a structured approach to make it easy to choose a path – and give analytic leaders an appreciation for the developmental steps to success.

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e-Chat: Defining role of data scientist


Expanding on a role like Greg Hayworth’s of Humana, Doug Laney, VP of Research for Business Analytics and Performance Management at Gartner, defined the position of a data scientist in an AllAnalytics.com e-Chat on December 8th.

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8 steps to serving up an analytics culture


Hungry for advice on how to get your organization hooked on analytics? Read observations from SAS’ Pamela Prentice on discussions at a SAS Power Series event about building a stronger analytics culture at your organization.

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Finders keepers: Finding – and keeping – the talent to foster an analytic culture for your organization


Succeeding with analytics involves skill sets that companies haven’t traditionally needed to hire for or nurture. It’s unknown territory. The International Institute of Analytics (IIA) helps companies understand how to find and nurture analytic talent. Take these steps to finding and keeping such valuable people.

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