Citizen Data Scientists Have Questions!

Answering Common Questions from Citizen Data Scientist Candidates!

When a business engages its team members and asks them to take on the role of Citizen Data Scientist, there can be many misunderstandings regarding the new role. One of the most common misunderstandings relates to who does what in the role of analytics. Some common questions include:

Answer Your Business User Concerns About Augmented Analytics!

Users Might Think Augmented Analytics is Too Difficult. That’s Not True!

If you are a business manager who wants to enable a Citizen Data Scientist environment, but you find yourself up against resistance, it is often because your business users believe that advanced analytics is just too hard for them to learn and that the use of these types of techniques and systems will slow them down and confuse their otherwise familiar processes.

How to Assure Citizen Data Scientist Success!

Enterprise Culture Change Assures Success of Citizen Data Scientist Initiatives!

Many businesses have embraced the Gartner prediction that transforms business users into Citizen Data Scientists to help organizations democratize analytics with simple tools that will improve the quality and timeliness of decisions. You can read white papers, industry articles and other publications that will support and articulate this approach to business flexibility, agility and success. But, if you do not embrace the culture change required to deploy this strategy across your enterprise, your Citizen Data Scientist initiative will not succeed.

Discover Key Influencer Analytics and Improve Your Biz!

What Are Key Influencer Analytics and Why Should My Business Care?

Do you know what Key Influencer Analytics are? If not, you should! One of the most frustrating tasks a business user has in analytics is finding and gathering the right data for analysis and ensuring that all factors, variables and data that may affect the outcome of the analysis is included. That is why these activities are typically performed by Data Scientists, analysts or IT in many organizations. Without the ability to identify the right variables, and determine the relationships among these variables and business success, the business is likely to measure and attend to the wrong things.

Too Busy to Monitor Results? Augmented Analytics Can Help!

With Augmented Analytics Tools You Can Gain Insight and Track Business Results!

If you own or work in a business, you know that, while you are busy doing what you do on a daily basis, things can change. The change itself is challenging but what is more challenging is staying abreast of what is changing, where it is changing and how it is impacting the business. If you aren’t aware of the change, things can sneak up on you. Your business can get off track and, if you aren’t aware of that misstep, you risk greater loss as time goes by. At the same time, the changes that occur that might provide a market opening or an opportunity can also fall by the wayside if you are not paying attention.

Citizen Data Scientists Can Make a Huge Difference!

Citizen Data Scientists: Be the Champion and the Change!

If your business has entrusted you with the responsibility of a new role, namely that of Citizen Data Scientist, you may think of it as extra work or some sort of punishment. Nothing can be further from the truth! As a business technology user, you are in a unique position to combine your market, domain and industry expertise and your professional knowledge with augmented analytics that will support your queries, your problem-solving initiatives and your desire to improve on productivity, performance and revenue.

Plan for Success and Create Great Citizen Data Scientists!

Becoming a Citizen Data Scientist Requires the Right Support and Tools!

If your business has designated you a Citizen Data Scientist, you may feel intimidated and unprepared to take on the role. You are probably a business professional with a lot of knowledge in your chosen career and area of focus and none in the field of data science or business analysis.

What is the Key to Citizen Data Scientist Success?

Are You Feeling Less Than Confident in Your Role as a Citizen Data Scientist?

As a Citizen Data Scientist, your journey may have been rocky. If your business did not plan for the cultural shift, the new workflow and processes, or provide support to help you scale up with intuitive, sophisticated augmented analytics, you probably struggled to find your footing. Perhaps you have yet to find that footing and are still looking for support. No matter where you are on the journey, one thing is for sure, if you don’t have the right tools and techniques to accurately and effectively use data, your Citizen Data Scientist role will not be fulfilled.

Digital Transformation Made Easy with Augmented Analytics

Add Augmented Analytics to Your Dx Initiative and Ensure Success

If your business is trying to achieve Digital Transformation, you know how challenging the initiative can be. Digital Transformation (aka Dx) is focused on improving the business by capitalizing on technology and software solutions to increase effectiveness, productivity, collaboration and time to market. If planned and executed properly, it helps the business to achieve agility, improve customer satisfaction and increase scalability as the business changes and grows.

Citizen Data Scientists Deliver Business Intelligence!

Why Should My Business Want Citizen Data Scientists?

These days, it seems that every conference I attend, there is a discussion about Citizen Data Scientists. For some of my colleagues, the discussion seems irrelevant or, in some cases, daunting. If you are hesitant to embrace this type of initiative in your business, here are a few Gartner predictions that might convince you to at least consider this crucial shift in business culture and data literacy.