Do Citizen Data Scientists Need Special Analytics Tools?

Data Scientists Focus on Strategy, Citizen Data Scientists Deliver Daily!

When Gartner talks about expanding data analytics to business users, they also talk about how the analytical tools must be suitable for business users. If a business wants to implement a Citizen Data Scientist initiative and encourage their business users to become more productive and valuable within the business environment, that business must provide tools that are easy enough for the average business user and will allow them to easily adopt these tools to make day-to-day decisions.

What Are Citizen Data Scientists and Can They Improve the Quality of Business Intelligence?

What Are Citizen Data Scientists?

Citizen Data Scientists represent a new breed of business analysts – a group of individuals with diverse business responsibilities and training, who wield sophisticated analytical tools, and employ complex methods of analysis to improve business results – all without the training or assistance of data scientists or IT team members. Citizen Data Scientists are business users who leverage the knowledge and skill they have developed through professional training and business roles to navigate business intelligence and advanced analytical tools to answer business questions, identify trends and patterns and develop new competitive strategies to support business decisions.

Can My Business Users Really Become Citizen Data Scientists?

What is a Citizen Data Scientist and How Do I Create Them in My Business?

What is a Citizen Data Scientist and what is the role of a Citizen Data Scientist? It isn’t as complicated as you might think. A Citizen Data Scientist is a business user working in a professional capacity within an enterprise – one who is collaborative and curious by nature and willing and ready to adopt augmented analytics tools to prepare and analyze data and use that data to gain insight into business issues and opportunities. The role of a Citizen Data Scientist is to interact with and liaise with IT and data scientists to define use cases and refine data output to be used in making fact-based decisions.

Modern BI & Mobile BI for Business Users!

Modern BI and Data Literacy Go Hand in Hand!

Mobile BI and Personalized Dashboards: Important Components of Modern BI!

If your team is using business intelligence (and it should be), you may be working with a more restrictive business solution that is not designed for a business user. If that is the case, you are missing an opportunity to cascade analytics throughout the organization and to optimize your resources and improve productivity. Self-Serve Business Intelligence solutions are designed with guidance and recommendations to guide a business user with average skills through the process of preparing and analyzing data and to encourage collaboration and data sharing across the enterprise.

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Consider Augmented Analytics to Jumpstart Your Dx Initiative!

Dx and Augmented Analytics: A Dynamic Combination!

Integrate Augmented Analytics as a Foundation for Digital Transformation!

Digital Transformation (Dx) is achieved when an organization plans and exploits digital technologies, workflow and processes, and its core capabilities and skills with an enterprise culture that evolves and shifts to engender a digital business model that advances business. Any Dx plan must include a review and appropriate modification of businesses processes, business models, operations, team collaboration and customer relationships. ###

Research Studies Reveal Shortcomings in Many Data Literacy Projects: Don’t Let This Happen to You!

Research Studies Reveal Shortcomings in Many Data Literacy Projects: Don’t Let This Happen to You!

Data Literacy is a hot topic in business today.

As businesses struggle to remain competitive and to do more with less, every enterprise is looking for a way to optimize resources, and to get the most out of every team member. To do that, the business management team must leverage the knowledge and skills of each team member as those skills relate to their role and their responsibilities. Businesses must use team member knowledge gleaned from experience and education and merge that knowledge with data and analytics to make context-based, data-driven decisions.

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What is Clickless Analysis and Why Should I Care?

Natural Language Processing Makes Search Analytics Easy!

What is Clickless Analysis and Why Should I Care?

Whether you know it or not, you know Natural Language Processing (NLP) very well! You use it all the time to ask questions on Google Ask a simple question, get a list of responses that meet your needs. What did we ever do before natural language processing? How else might we use it to simplify our lives?
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Enjoy the Benefits of Augmented Analytics!

Consider the Advantages of Augmented Analytics for Your Team!

How Do I Pitch the Benefits of Augmented Analytics to Management and IT?

If you are trying to convince your executive management or IT team of the benefits of augmented analytics, you really don’t have to look far for support. Augmented analytics benefits are numerous and, while some benefits are self-evident, many are more subtle and will be uniquely effective within you own enterprise.
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How Can My Business Make the Most Out of Analytical Resources and Skills?

How Can My Business Make the Most Out of Analytical Resources and Skills?

Advanced Analytics is the new frontier of competition and business success. While some businesses have the luxury of employing data scientists and professional analysts to help them sift through and analyze data, others do not have the budget or the structure to support these roles and, even those who employ professional data scientists do not have unlimited resources or budgets.

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Citizen Data Scientists are Here to Stay!

Gartner Predicts the Rise of Citizen Data Scientists!

Citizen Data Scientists Will Lead the Charge with Augmented Analytics!

You have probably heard a lot about the concept of Citizen Data Scientists in industry conferences and journals. Whether you are managing a business, or a team or you are a team member in a business, you should take heed of these discussions as they will definitely change the landscape of every type of business from start-ups and small companies to large enterprises, and you would be wise to get on board.

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