About IIA

IIA is the authority on analytics maturity and best practices.

Founded in 2010 by CEO Jack Phillips and Research Director Thomas H. Davenport, the International Institute for Analytics is an independent research firm that works with organizations to build strong and competitive analytics programs.

IIA offers unbiased advice in an industry dominated by hardware and software vendors, consultants and system integrators. With a vast network of analytics experts, academics and leaders at successful companies, we guide our clients as they build and grow successful analytics programs.

Since its inception, IIA has worked with more than 200 organizations, sharing the keys to analytics maturity so that our clients gain an edge in an economy increasingly driven by data. Through our in-depth research library, moderated phone calls, webinars and events, our clients get the guidance and expertise needed to compete on analytics and win.

“The most valuable insights are discovered through practical experience. With IIA’s research, I learn from my peers on the front lines. The community of analytics leaders that I am a part of is an exclusive group of driven business professionals who actively share both their successes and challenges.”

— Emmett Cox, BBVA Compass

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Company Description

Co-Founded by CEO Jack Phillips and Research Director Thomas H. Davenport, IIA is the hub of a network of analytics experts committed to knowing and sharing the keys to success in an economy increasingly driven by data.

IIA Process

Learn about the 3-step process IIA employs to work with our clients.


IIA’s faculty members are independent thought-leaders and experts in analytics. Our faculty members are industry specialists, academics, and analytics practitioners with active, hands-on experience in the field. Access to our Faculty is a key component of IIA’s Enterprise Research Subscription.


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Learn about IIA’s underwriters, who support our mission to be the authority on analytics maturity and best practices.


We’re looking for great people to join our team and bring analytics to the forefront at companies around the world. If you value a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where you can make an impact, please check out our open positions.

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Customer Loyalty Analytics

Customer loyalty programs are growing rapidly, but most businesses struggle to get value from these programs. Download our free report and see how the strongest loyalty programs rely on analytics to drive their strategies and create measurable business impact.

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The Anny Award

IIA is accepting nominations for the 2015 Excellence in Analytics Award. This award acknowledges companies that go above and beyond to develop advanced analytics capabilities. Make your nomination by September 5.

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Analytics 3.0

Analytics 3.0 is the stage of maturity where leading organizations get measurable business impact from the combination of traditional analytics and big data. Get our free eBook, by IIA Research Director Tom Davenport.

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