While there are many considerations when outlining an analytics strategy, one of the most critical components centers around the People. You Leadership Team is pivotal as they must continually provide top-down support to reinforce the importance of your analytics strategy as it aligns to the organization’s overarching strategy. Equally important are the Subject Matter Experts from departments throughout your organization, as they have the working knowledge of the data as well as an understanding of their team’s overall goals and objectives. And certainly not to be forgotten are the people responsible for actually executing the data strategy.
You may be thinking that it seems difficult, or even impossible, to effectively manage this many people from this many different parts of the organization. However, by bringing people together in this way you will have created a highly efficient and effective team known as an Analytics Center of Excellence.continue reading »