Research

Inquiry Response: Are We Working the Right Business Problems?

By IIA Expert, Apr 09, 2018

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Inquiry:

We have our data lake in order so that we can perform more forward-looking analytics to drive business value. Now we’re struggling with how to start and what to prioritize first—any ideas?

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Inquiry Response: Career Development for the Analytics Team

By IIA Expert, Apr 02, 2018

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Inquiry:

We’re working on our career development and career paths for our data science and analytics team. We have forty people, and we’re growing. Our concerns include low attrition and the fact that not everyone wants to be a manager.

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Inquiry Response: Planning for Data Governance

By IIA Expert, Mar 26, 2018

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Inquiry:

We’re implementing a data governance program to support our larger analytics capabilities. What are some of the first steps to start building a data governance strategy? What “gotchas” should we keep an eye out for along the way?

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Inquiry Response: Enterprise Machine Learning Platforms

By IIA Expert, Mar 19, 2018

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Inquiry:

We are working on a platform to empower data scientists across the enterprise to build and manage their own machine-learning (ML) models. Do you have any ideas for how to approach this project?

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Inquiry Response: Advice on Risk Appetite Scorecards

By Doug Hague, Mar 12, 2018

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Inquiry:

As part of our governance efforts, one of our charters is to look at the risk around data and establish a risk appetite scorecard. We have developed a basic metrics-type scorecard around the traditional areas such as data cleanliness, data accuracy, and integration. What else should we be thinking about?

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Inquiry Response: Optimizing Website Experience with Analytics

By IIA Expert, Mar 09, 2018

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Inquiry:

We have a robust testing program for our website experience where we test various permutations in two-week sprints, each measured in isolation. We’d like to start analyzing how our predictions based on the results of these tests perform against reality. Any thoughts?

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Inquiry Response: Best Practices for Developing a Data Science Training Program

By Rumman Chowdhury, Feb 26, 2018

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Inquiry:

We want to develop a training program for our data scientists. Do you have any advice?

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Inquiry Response: Using Social Media to Inform Customer Segmentation

By IIA Expert, Feb 19, 2018

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Inquiry:

We’re keen to understand the needs and attitudes of our clients so we can better tailor our communications and suggest additional services. How have others used third-party data to better understand their customers?

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Inquiry Response: How to Think About Cleaning Up Enterprise Data

By IIA Expert, Feb 12, 2018

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Inquiry:

My team is tasked with guiding data cleanup as part of our data governance efforts. Is there an efficient way to discover where the problem areas are in the enterprise data sources? What should we consider as we think about solutions?

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Inquiry Response: Developing Governance Models for Mature Analytics Organizations

By IIA Expert, Feb 05, 2018

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Inquiry:

We have a mature analytics organization with over a thousand models in production. At this point we know we need a more rigorous governance model than we currently have. Can we speak with someone who can help us think this through?

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