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    3 Things Your Analytics Project Can Learn from England’s Rugby Team

    As the dust settles on another awe-inspiring weekend of six nations rugby, talk in our office has been about how impressive England have been in this year’s tournament. As is the case with office chat, things quickly turn to business and I’ve found myself drawing comparisons to the England rugby team when looking at an analytics project. Here are three things we can learn: Sweat Your Assets I eluded to my admiration of England head…

    Posted in Analytics March 15, 2017 By

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    Business Analytics Adoption Part 4: The Cloud and Big Data

    We have come a long way on our journey covered in my previous blogs posts, looking at the early steps on the journey to business analytics adoption where companies take their first tentative steps and the role the data warehouse plays in this. My previous blog post looked at Sweating our existing Assets, Financial Performance Planning and Predictive Analysis. Below I look at the growing effect of internet technologies and some of the challenges facing our customers…

    Posted in Analytics October 5, 2016 By

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    Business Analytics Adoption Part 3: Planning and Analysis

    In my previous blogs we looked at the early steps on the journey to business analytics adoption where companies take the first tentative steps. We looked at how companies use Business Intelligence Reporting tools to extend their operational reporting capabilities and how after a time they start experiencing performance issues. In my second blog post we saw how companies build a data warehouse to support their enterprise reporting solutions. In this blog I look at…

    Posted in Analytics September 27, 2016 By

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    Business Analytics Adoption Part 2: Data Warehouse

    In my first blog post on business analytics adoption I looked at the first tentative steps taken by companies just starting out on their journey. We looked at how companies use Business Intelligence Reporting tools to extend their operational reporting capabilities and how after a time they start experiencing performance issues. We looked at how these issues are typically addressed with an IT solution, but how this solution itself leads to more issues. In this blog post…

    Posted in Analytics September 22, 2016 By

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