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.
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.
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Why Sasha Doesn’t Need to Fear Predictive Analytics!
My friend Sasha asked me about Predictive Analytics (knowing it was my favorite subject). Like most other business people, Sasha has a lot of professional knowledge but no exposure to analytics and the concept of Predictive Analytics is frightening and foreign to her. If your business team wants to up its game and get into predictive analytics, it really isn’t that hard. You can select an augmented analytics tool that allows your business users to leverage these features without a data science or business analyst background.
Business Intelligence and Augmented Analytics Go Hand in Hand!
Business Intelligence is mandatory! Without intelligence you have no insight into your customer buying behavior, your competition or your organization. In order to achieve business intelligence in today’s environment, you need modern BI tools and augmented analytics that is suitable for your business users.
Choose an Augmented Analytics Solution Your Business Users Will WANT to Adopt!
Your senior management team has decided to engender digital transformation and improve data literacy across the enterprise. As a primary step in this process, the team wants to implement an augmented analytics solution that will encourage business users to get involved in data analytics, to use data to make fact-based decisions and to present, report and collaborate using real, current and clear information that will support collaboration and improve results.
How Can I Make it Easier for Business Users to Perform Analytics?
When a business wants to roll out advanced analytics to its business users, it must consider the average skill level and understanding of analytical techniques and ensure that the solution it chooses will support its project goals. One of the most important factors of business user analytics is user-friendly, simple analytics in an augmented analytics environment.
Is Predictive Analytics Real or Does it Promise More Than it Delivers?
Why would anyone want or need to use predictive analytics? What good is forecasting anyway? Doesn’t it always end up being wrong? Well, no! That’s why wise businesses use these techniques to plan and forecast and to understand how a change they are considering might impact their business success. Nearly every organization today is using analytics to improve productivity, competitive positioning, market presence, financial investment strategies, price point planning, risk mitigation and many other business factors.
Business Users Don’t Have to Be Data Scientists (But Basic Knowledge is Great)
When you launch an analytics solution within your enterprise, you are probably concerned about getting your business users to adopt that solution. If you can’t engage the business user and achieve user adoption, your return on investment (ROI) will be poor! But, it is important to understand that the right augmented analytics solution can provide the structure and foundation for business users without requiring them to have a sophisticated knowledge of algorithms and analytical techniques.
How Can I Decide Whether My Team Would Actually Benefit from Augmented Analytics?
Sometimes it is difficult to imagine how a new process, technique or software solution might help your business. You see the demos, you read the marketing messages and you wonder if there is true value in adopting these new ideas and concepts.