Managers Should Evaluate Citizen Data Scientists Differently!

How to Evaluate Business Users in Their New Role as Citizen Data Scientist!

When a business initiates a Citizen Data Scientist movement within its ranks, it is important to recognize the other changes that will be required in order to reinforce the value of the program by reviewing and modifying team member evaluation and merit programs to reward Citizen Data Scientists for their collaboration, use of data-driven information in decisions and recommendations and work with Data Scientists, IT and others involved in the new initiative.

Citizen Data Scientists: You are a Role Model!

How a Citizen Data Scientist Can Help Others Adjust to the New Reality!

When a business user is given the mantle of Citizen Data Scientist, they being a journey that can help to advance their career, provide leadership experience and improve visibility across the organization. But, in order to embrace this new part of their position, they must understand a number of things.

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.

Business Intelligence Reporting for Business Users!

Imagine BI Tools and Reporting that Offer Personalized Views and Clarity!

One of the most important capabilities of a Business Intelligence Solution or BI tool is the ability to provide reports, both for the user who is leveraging the tool and for teams, managers and executives who want to share or make decisions based on fact-based information.

Enjoy the Benefits of Augmented Analytics!

What is Augmented Analytics and Can it Benefit My Business?

What is the difference between analytics and augmented analytics? The simple answer is this: augmented analytics provide sophisticated analytics tools in an easy-to-use environment that offers guidance and recommendations, and a natural language processing (NLP) interface that makes it possible for every business user to leverage the solution, no matter their technical or analytical skills or experience.

Self Serve Data Preparation: No Skills Required!

Self Service Data Preparation Takes the Complexity Out of Data Prep!

When asked about using an analytical solution to find and use data and make decisions, many business users feel insecure about the process required to get to the results. Data preparation has traditionally been the domain of a data scientist, a business analyst or an IT professional.

Don’t Overlook Training for Citizen Data Scientists!

What is a Citizen Data Scientist and How Do I Train and Transition My Team?

Citizen Data Scientists…the predicted future of the organization! Gartner and other technology research firms have predicted the rise of Citizen Data Scientists as a way to complement and optimize data scientists and to democratize data and improve data literacy across the enterprise.

Smarten Announces an Innovative eLearning Course, ‘Be a Citizen Data Scientist – Aspire, Inspire, Become’

Smarten is pleased to announce the introduction of its eLearning Workshop, Be a Citizen Data Scientist – Aspire, Inspire, Become. This online course is designed to provide a solid foundation for one’s business and, more importantly, for those members of the team who may be considering as early adopters or champions of the Citizen Data Scientist transformation within their organization.

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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