The Authority on Analytics Performance and Best Practices
This webinar series highlights important concepts, techniques and strategies in the world of big data and business analytics. We tap into our unbiased network of analytics practitioners and thought-leaders to tackle real issues at the intersection of business and analytics.
Greg Nelson, Founder and CEO, ThotWave and Bill Franks, CAO, IIA
Analytics can mean different things to different people depending on their background, perspective, and organizational context and culture. For example, for some, analytics serves as the underpinning of organization strategy and innovation, while others treat analytics as an alchemy yet to be fully understood. Regardless of where you are in your analytics journey, there are a number of best practices that help frame the discussion of analytics value and position an organization for success.
In this presentation, we will talk about the five best practice areas of analytics and the importance of design thinking as a tool to help us design and deliver analytic products and services that create value for organizations.
A Design Self-Assessment Guide for Non-Designers and Business Leaders
More ML, AI, Data Lakes, and Data Viz alone is probably not going to delight your customers or enable your business to maximize the power of analytics. Brian O’Neill (Designing for Analytics) will help business and technology leaders learn how strategic product design and design thinking have a direct impact on turning data into actionable, indispensable insights and enable business objectives to be met. While there are many great data visualization and UI resources available today, this webinar is more focused on the topic of holistic user experience and the role that design plays in enabling delightful end-to-end analytics experiences that also deliver on the bottom line.
A free Self-Assessment Guide will be provided at the end of the webinar so that participants can evaluate current projects against the design techniques and topics discussed in the webinar.
Southwest Airlines is leveraging a growing team of analytics professionals, ample data, and state-of-the-art methodologies and technologies to create and sustain a strategic competitive advantage. In this webinar, Enterprise Data & Analytics Director, Doug Gray will address Southwest’s journey to date as well as future plans for the use of analytics, and highlight the organizational models, methodologies, techniques, and technologies being utilized. Two award-winning solution case studies will be highlighted: Fuel Supply Chain Optimization & Irregular Ops Recovery Optimization.
UPS has gone through a long evolution in moving up the analytical hierarchy, which required organizational commitment and significant process change. UPS has seen a reduction of 185 million miles driven per year by integrating analytics within its operations’ systems. Its award-winning dispatch optimization tool ORION (On Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation) completed deployment in 2016 and is saving $300M to $400M annually. In this webinar, Jack Levis will share his experiences and best practices to compete with analytics, requiring organizational support in the form of data, tools, and senior management commitment.
Given the recent demand for data analytics and data science skills, adequately testing and qualifying candidates can be a daunting task. Interviewing hundreds of individuals of varying experience and skill levels requires a standardized approach. In this webinar, Tanya Cashorali explores strategies, best practices, and deceptively simple interviewing techniques for data analytics and data science candidates.
Many industries need to consistently be in touch with their customers, but tend to create a poor customer experience with excessive and uncoordinated promotions through a lot of different channels. In this webinar, we will examine an analytical approach that improves customer experience by using a collection of data science algorithms – how to personalize channels and content by inferring customer preferences, how to detect touchpoint sequences that have the best impact on results, and how to design a harmonious sequence of promotional contacts to create the best experience.
Automating the decision-making process and being able to activate machine learning and predictive models into business processes and decision models are key to gaining operational efficiency and digital transformation.
In this webinar, we will explore how analytics-as-a-service and real-time digital decisioning methods and platforms provide lower-cost, more efficient solutions. Expert Joe DeCosmo, CAO at Enova International and Enova Decisions, will explain how businesses can utilize these solutions to vastly improve operational decision-making capabilities and create measurable results.
One of the continual challenges for analytics leaders is measuring the work of their analytics groups and communicating the results to business leaders. Sound measurement and transparency form the foundation for strong working relationships, adequate funding of analytics, and trust in the analytics organization.
Join IIA Lead Faculty Member, Bob Morison as he shares highlights of recent market research on analytics metrics. He'll share best practices in the four key domains of analytics measurement: Intent, Performance, Results, and Health.
The International Institute for Analytics will unveil its annual list of top predictions and priorities on December 7. Each year, IIA shares its perspective on the year ahead in the world of analytics, presenting viewpoints from leading analytics practitioners, executives and thought leaders. This year IIA has gathered feedback from more than 200 analytics executives and our broad network of unbiased analytics experts.
Join IIA Co-Founder Tom Davenport, IIA CAO Bill Franks, and IIA Lead Faculty Bob Morison as they discuss the major trends and pressing priorities analytics professionals should pay attention to in 2018. Don't miss this compelling hour of insights to learn where to focus your time, attention and resources in the coming year.
Learn how top performers are winning with analytics in the Age of the Customer.
Financial Services companies are among the market leaders when it comes to analytics performance. How does your business rate?
Join this webinar to hear how brands stack up in their analytics maturity, where you fit in, and how your institution can measure its performance and improve to stay ahead of the competition.
You’ll hear how Belfius Bank was able to put their analytics into action to improve customer profitability with their “mobile-first” strategy and app, and discover the technologies needed to be a customer experience leader in the Age of the Customer.