Enjoy the Benefits of Citizen Data Scientist Initiatives!

Business Users & Data Scientists Benefit from Citizen Data Scientist Initiatives!

A business that does not optimize its resources is doomed to fail. In this rapidly changing business environment and market, every organization must make the best of precious human resources. No one has enough funding to hire additional resources to get the job done and, when there are extra funds, those funds are quickly earmarked for new products, marketing and other crucial activities.

SME Businesses Must Engage in Culture Change to Successfully Integrate Self-Serve Advanced Analytics!

Small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are often challenged to satisfy all the roles and responsibilities in the organization and most team members wear more than one hat. That feeling of being overstretched is typical of growing businesses and, in an increasingly competitive market with businesses fighting for skilled resources, it is difficult to meet budget and scheduling goals and get it all done.

Why Should I WANT to be a Citizen Data Scientist?

3 Benefits of Making the Transition from Business User to Citizen Data Scientist!

If you are a business owner, executive or manager, you have already heard about (and are probably implementing) strategies for Citizen Data Scientists. If you are a business user, you may be hearing rumblings of this in your everyday work and wondering exactly what this type of initiative means for you and why you should consider it beneficial.

Natural Language Processing (NLP): The Value of Context-Driven Searches!

Natural Language Processing (NLP) may not be a term that everyone is familiar with but all consumers and business users are certainly aware of its power. You use natural language processing every day when you perform a search in Google using questions written in the same way one would speak or write to another person. Whether you know it or not, you are using NLP to process, interpret and return results that meet your criteria.

How Can I Succeed with a Citizen Data Scientist Initiative?

What Determines the Success of a Citizen Data Scientist Initiative?

By now, every wise business team has acknowledged the advent of digital transformation and the transformation of business users into Citizen Data Scientists. But acknowledging the reality and enabling that reality within the walls of an enterprise are two very different things. Where many businesses fail in implementing the Citizen Data Scientist initiative, it is typical to find that the business has simply decided to deploy the strategy without much planning or culture change. Without understanding the shift in workflow, responsibilities and how the use of data will change the enterprise, it is unlikely that the business will succeed in its Citizen Data Scientist initiative.

Transform Business Users Into Citizen Data Scientists!

Recognize and Address Recent Market Changes with Citizen Data Scientists!

While many of you may follow the research and market analytics provided by Gartner, you may sometimes find yourselves wondering if their predictions and market analysis are correct. When it comes to the predicted transformation of business users into Citizen Data Scientists, that particular transition has been happening for a while now. If anything, the global pandemic has simply made the prediction more pressing than ever.

Data Democratization Think of it as Home Renovation!

The focus of this article is on Data Democratization within the business enterprise, but the concepts and approaches involved in implementing this type of initiative are worth considering for any kind of major change within an organization.

Why Would I Want to be a Citizen Data Scientist?

What Does Becoming a Citizen Data Scientist Get Me?

When your enterprise turns to you to inhabit the Citizen Data Scientist role, it may (or may not) provide information on what that role is, why it is important for business users to transform into the role and exactly how the transformation will work. Online training programs, like the one mentioned in the closing lines of this article, provide information on the role, its purpose, how to collaborate with data scientists and IT, how augmented analytics solutions work and the types of analytical techniques you will be using.

How to Navigate the 5 Most Common Challenges Your Business Will Face in Digital Transformation!

As a business owner, manager or executive, you have probably read and heard a lot about Digital Transformation in industry publications and at conferences. As Gartner says, Digital Transformation is ‘the changes associated with digital technology application and integration into all aspects of human life and society. It is the move from the physical to digital’. If your business has embraced the concept of Digital Transformation and is ready to dive in and make it happen, you may be wondering about the pitfalls others have faced. A wise business manager wants to learn from the mistakes of others and increase their chances of succeeding without missteps.

Do I Really Want to be a Citizen Data Scientist?

Someone Said I’m Now a Citizen Data Scientist!  Now What?

What do you have to know to be a Citizen Data Scientist? Who is the ideal candidate to be a Citizen Data Scientist? How does the whole Citizen Data Scientist thing work, anyway?