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3 Ways to Get More Out of Your Web Analytics

Does this sound familiar? When your team reviews web analytics in your monthly marketing meeting, the person in charge of analytics reports says, <i>“We got 123,456 visitors to our website this month.”</i> Perhaps someone makes an effort to tie analytic metrics to business targets, but in no real depth, …

3 Heavy Lifters That Can Supercharge Your Business Analytics

Leverage the power of business intelligence to master the art of being a data leader.<p>Since the dawn of the computer age, companies have sought to fully understand--and benefit from--the various opportunities that collecting and analyzing data can deliver. I've personally been hesitant to identify …

Business Intelligence

4 Examples Of What Big Data Can Do For Your Clients

<i>By Rick Delgado</i><i>, contributing writer</i><p>When many businesses look at Big Data, they see giant dollar signs. To some companies, Big Data is the secret …

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5 Steps from Business Analyst to Data Scientist

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start …

How can business intelligence improve healthcare?

In the healthcare world, the term “big data” isn’t always cast in a positive light. Healthcare workers worry about being flooded by irrelevant …

15 Big Data Analysis Platforms, Databases/Data Warehouses and Tools

Today, organizations face a lot of difficulty in managing data, because of the sheer size of datasets. It’s coming from so many different mediums, be …

Taking Data Visualization From Eye Candy to Efficiency

Sophisticated data visualizations are pushing the bounds of what we can process, sometimes to the breaking point. What are the signature styles of contemporary data vis, and will they stand the test of time?<p>Geoff McGhee is a journalist and data visualizer at Stanford University's Bill Lane Center …

Data Visualization

5 Key Traits of a Data Artist that Every Data Scientist Needs | icrunchdata

We are living in an era where over quintillion (1 followed by 18 zeros) bytes of world data is being generated every day by our digital interactions …

5 Essential Principles for Understanding Analytics

I’m convinced that the ingredient for the effective use of data and analytics that is in shortest supply is managers’ understanding of what is possible. Data, hardware, and software are available in droves, but human comprehension of the possibilities they enable is much less common. Given that …

How CEOs And CMOs Can Tell The Difference Between Information And Insights | Marketing Insider Group

By Tony Zambito<p>In Marketing Strategy<p>0<p>Many CEOs today, as made evident by recent CEO surveys such as the IBM Annual CEO Survey, are emphasizing …

Taming manufacturing complexity with advanced analytics

A chemical maker uses advanced analytical techniques to identify—and seize—opportunities across its value chain. Better collaboration is a side …

Business Intelligence: Beyond Dashboards and Charts

The term “business intelligence” (BI) tends to elicit visions of dashboards with red, yellow, and green indicators representing targets met (or not) …

Business Intelligence

The Blind Men and the Elephant: Storytelling with Business Intelligence

We hear a lot in the business intelligence (BI) world about the value of storytelling, and how certain BI platforms can help you tell a story with …

Microsoft Adds Collaboration Shortcuts to Power BI Mobile App

Mobile users can now share their business insights as they discover them, including those gathered from Mandrill, MailChimp's email campaign tracking …

If Your Business isn’t Agile, You Won’t Have a Future. It’s That Simple

<i>Guest post from Linda Holbeche:</i><br>The rulebooks of business are being rewritten. So rapid is the pace of new developments, and so diverse the forms of …

Leadership

David J. Bland: Less Heroes, More Leaders

Self-described “mentor-capitalist” talks anti-heroic leadership with Agile Amped at AgileCamp 2015 in Silicon Valley.<p>Today’s leadership, which …

Joe Justice Leverages Agile for "Maximum Awesome"

At the intersection of hardware, software, and innovation is WIKISPEED. An Agile hardware and engineering company of 500 collaborators in twenty …

Kathryn Kuhn: Unlock Excellence with Agile Metrics

They say, “There’s no one metric to rule the team or that tells you the whole story.” Good thing Kathryn Kuhn knows a bunch of metrics. Kathryn is a …

DOD looks to agile to solve software conundrum

Acquisition<p>Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.<p>Defense acquisition officials see agile development as …

Pollyanna Pixton Wants You to Take Ownership

We all know: leaders own the What and the Why and teams own the How. Pollyanna Pixton is all about helping people taking ownership, especially …

Handling Work Left at the End of a Sprint

It’s quite common for a team to have a bit of unfinished work at the end of an agile sprint or iteration. Ideally, a team would finish every item on …

Product Management

Take agile methodology beyond the team

Ever since Fred Brooks described the failure of traditional management practices applied to software development in his world-changing book, “The …

Why Agile Didn’t Work

As an agile coach, one of the questions I am often asked is: “we implemented agile, but why didn’t it work?”<p>The people who ask this question are …

Agile Business Connect

Take all you want, but eat all you take. – Jay Packlick<p>I learned about the Agile Buffet Rule from the ever loquacious @jpacklick. This is not to be …

Introduction To Agile And Scrum Innotech

Brief Introduction to Agile and SCRUM. This was presented at the InnoTech conference in OKC on November 4th, 2009.