The Yin Yang Of Analytics

With the buzz around business analytics, its not surprising that companies struggle to find value with all the data they collected. Analytics is much more than just collecting data and writing reports. The concept of business intelligence is around collecting data and understanding the existing environment, but analytics requires companies to go much further, and begin to provide accurate and meaningful predictions of future behavior and explanations of present activities.

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Top 4 Skillsets For Data Analytics

I’m asked repeatedly by students and professionals, what skills are really needed to get into analytics? In speaking with executives and colleagues, it became apparent that beyond the interpersonal and critical reasoning skills, there were 4 technical skills that set candidates apart. Consider each technical skill like tools in a toolbox, you don’t necessarily need to know everything about it, but the more you know in any area, the higher your competitive advantage over your counterparts. Continue reading Top 4 Skillsets For Data Analytics