Research

Inquiry Response: Visiting Faculty Program

By Achille Ettorre, Mar 09, 2017

Available to Research & Advisory Network Clients Only

A Healthcare client needed to effectively stratify a patient population, predict readmission, and reduce clinical errors through advanced analytics, which was becoming an everyday occurrence. To augment the establishment of an Analytics Center of Excellence (CoE), Enterprise Data Warehouse and effective Information Management Governance, the client wanted to establish a “Visiting Faculty Program” aimed at educating its Analytics CoE staff through face-to-face learning sessions with industry experts.

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Inquiry Response: Self-Funding Analytics Groups

By IIA Faculty, Feb 24, 2017

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Inquiry:

A manufacturing client was contemplating how to approach the creation of a self-funding analytics group with their organization.  In this conversation, the client was interested to learn of potential group structures, how to increase stakeholder buy-in, personnel capabilities, and appropriate metrics to measure success.

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Inquiry Response: Scaling Analytics Talent Growth

By Greta Roberts, Feb 06, 2017

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We are strategizing how to scale our analytics talent over the next few years, and looking for insights on how to determine how many resources are enough.

Questions:

  • What business drivers would cause our organization to grow our talent base? Do we have enough talent as it is?

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Inquiry Response: Building Analytics Career Paths

By IIA Faculty, Jan 19, 2017

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A Healthcare Provider client was looking to build stronger career paths for their analytics team. The client wanted to hear about other organizations’ paths and strategies that could leveraged for its own talent acquisition, development, and retention.

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Inquiry Response: Scaling Solutions for R

By Casey Rosenthal, Dec 06, 2016

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A Consumer Goods client was seeking recommendations on how to scale R within its team and leverage the insights for HTML integration.

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Inquiry Response: AI and Cognitive Computing Systems in Financial Services

By Kris Hammond, Sep 20, 2016

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An IIA client from the Finance industry was interested in how AI and Cognitive Computing are influencing the Financial and Investment Industries.

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inquiry response: Key Components of an Enterprise Data Strategy

By Mike Lampa, Sep 07, 2016

Available to Research & Advisory Network Clients and Professional Members

A health insurance client was initiating an enterprise data strategy and looking to frame out the key components of that strategy. In this exchange, the client asked how to identify where the current resource/skills gaps are, the next steps to fill those gaps, and what are best practices for beginning this process.

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INQUIRY RESPONSE: Choosing the Right Marketing Automation System

By IIA Faculty, Jan 13, 2016

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The IIA Faculty addressed a recent question on marketing automation system (MAS) implementation and shared best practices and key considerations when selecting a MAS.

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INQUIRY RESPONSE: Branding the Analytics Team

By IIA Faculty, Jan 07, 2016

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The IIA Faculty provided insight on some ideas and best practices for branding Information Management / Analytics / Data Services departments and functions.

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Inquiry Response: Key Characteristics of a Data-Driven Culture

By IIA Faculty, Dec 15, 2015

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In this client inquiry, the IIA faculty describe some of the key characteristics of what an analytics and data-driven decision-making culture looks like and highlight some of the strategies for developing a data-driven culture.

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