Impact of Data Analytics in Consulting

Tom Spencer

Data scientists, fast computers, and advanced software are replacing traditional decision-making processes and disrupting tried-and trusted traditional consulting methodologies, with Big Data being one of the main forces of disruption” ( Tras, 2015 ). AI / Big Data data analytics

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How to download Linkedin data

Consultants Mind

The post How to download Linkedin data appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Learning Data analysis NetworkingHuge fan of Linkedin. It’s the primary way I stay in touch my friends and work colleagues from the last 20 years. Barely use Facebook, but use Linkedin daily.

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People data

Consultants' Consultant

The post People data appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Blog Consulting Well data scientists leadership Manage others recruitmentConsultants Consultant: Analytics in Human Resources functions has its own benefits and drawbacks. This McKinsey take.

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Leading by example, with data entry?

Consultants Mind

Yes, this morning I did 4 hours of data entry. Yes, data entry. Our project was in a time crunch and we had major issues getting good operational data, so we begrudgingly took some print outs and manually typed them into excel. Small data. Small data.

Thoughts on Data Analysis

CaseInterview.com

It’s with numerical data too. Check out our privacy policy for details on how we protect and manage your submitted data! Blog Career Success career success data analysisOne of my volunteering goals for this year has been to train to be a volunteer emergency medical first responder. I found it quite eye-opening to go through the two weeks of medical training to become a Wilderness First Responder. Wilderness defined as more than one hour away from a hospital.).

Find the data, put it in excel

Consultants Mind

It’s my bias, but a … Continue reading → Consultant Analyzing Data Excel Management consulting Projects Does your project require excel? Whatever your project scope, if you are not using excel – to categorize, count, calculate, or correlate things – I would argue that you really don’t have much of a project.

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Why Management Consultants Love Data

Consultants Mind

Management consultants are always on the prowl for good data. The title of this post would be a kin to: “Why … Continue reading → Consultant Analysis Business Intelligence Clients Consulting Data Database Gartner Habits Management consulting Stanford TED (conference After all, it is the stuff that client recommendations are made of. To a cynic, it might seem obvious.

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Data analysis in 20 minutes

Consultants Mind

Consultants are in the business of taking messy, unorganized data and turning it into information, and hopefully, some insights. Here is a simple example of excel clean up, and the steps to copy, paste, filter, sort, and cleanse data. For most … Continue reading → Learning Analysis Consulting Excel Management consulting

Big Data in Marketing – It Is Here To Stay

Tom Spencer

‘Big Data’ is one of the biggest buzzwords in business at the moment. Yet for many people it remains a concept that is difficult to grasp – how do firms even gather data about us and how does it really affect our daily transactions? Big Data helps them to do exactly that.

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Creating the Data Economy

Harvard Business

AI researcher and entrepreneur Trent McConaghy discusses how blockchain will unlock the value of data by bridging the gap between the AI haves and have-nots and, in turn, helping to create the data economy. Technology Data Economics & Society AudioThe views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

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Bad data: 9 reasons clients often have data problems

Consultants Mind

No consulting project has perfect data. In fact, it is usually a little bit like an Easter egg hunt where the team has a good idea where the data eggs might be, but can’t be 100% sure until they really … Continue reading → Consultant Analysis Best Practices Consulting Data Management consulting Process Project Management Tools

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How to unlock marketing-led growth: Data, creativity, and credibility

McKinsey

Marketing has been on the front lines of the digital revolution, but the landscape has become much more complicated, requiring a focus on growth, data, and new modes of creativity.

Infographics: Telling Stories with Data

Consultants Mind

is a website that showcases thousands of infographics where data is displayed in unique and fun ways. For consultants who are in the business of telling stories with data, it is worth a few minutes of your time. Consulting … Continue reading → Graphics Analyzing Data Graphs Infographics Presentation Resources Tools Visualization Visual.ly

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Shailendra Kumar on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Shailendra Kumar is the author of Making Money out of data. Shaily is a keynote speaker on data analytics. The post Shailendra Kumar on Smarter Data People Podcast appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

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What’s a good Data scientist?

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I’ve been asking that question for a little while now, on my podcast, Smarter Data People: you can listen here. In my explorations I have also discovered this Advice for Data Scientists from JT Kostman (who will soon be a podcast guest) Here’s an interesting HBR article about the different kinds of data scientist. . The post What’s a good Data scientist? Consulting Well Ticker Tape data scientists Podcast recruitment

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Collaborating for the common good: Navigating public-private data partnerships

McKinsey

Public-private data collaboration holds great promise for solving some of society’s toughest challenges, but a holistic data-governance framework is needed to help build trust and address risks.

The Promise and Peril of Big Data

Tom Spencer

‘Big data’ is a term that describes the vast amounts information being collected and processed as the world’s technological prowess grows at an astonishing rate. What differentiates big data from regular old data is the three v’s, velocity, variety, and volume. Variety and volume are categorized by the sheer quantity of data received, both in amount and in diversity. The future of big data is strong, but potentially frightening.

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Christina Igasto on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

The post Christina Igasto on Smarter Data People Podcast appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants Consultant: Dr Christina Igasto has a strong background in Analytics applied to Health Care, in Sweden and across the world. Her PhD is in Artificial Intelligence.

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David Scott on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: David Scott and his agile teams are doing some very interesting work with traffic data at RMS. The post David Scott on Smarter Data People Podcast appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

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Role of Big Data in Healthcare

Tom Spencer

The healthcare industry generates a large amount of data. The retention of this data is driven by the need to meet intricate compliance and regulatory requirements. healthcare system held over 150 exabytes of data back in 2012, and will soon reach a yottabyte (10 24 gigabytes).

Aaron Artery on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

The post Aaron Artery on Smarter Data People Podcast appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants Consultant: Values matter: Aaron Artery is a decision scientist, and head of Customer Crunch. He’s always entertaining and endlessly evolving and learning.

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Data-Driven Recruiting (Part 1 – Networking)

Tom Spencer

However, while recruiting, how many of us actually pursue a data-driven approach to getting an interview? I’m incredibly excited to introduce a data-driven approach to recruiting in this multi-part article series, in partnership with NYU’s Stern School of Business.

Five Fifty: The data disconnect

McKinsey

Companies may have more data than ever, but not everyone is making money with it. Analytics Insights

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Why Big Data Won’t Save You

Joellyn Sargent

What’s the Big Deal About Big Data? In my view, Big Data has joined the club, keeping company with past corporate fads ranging from TQM (Total Quality Management) in the 80s, Business Process Re-Engineering and Six Sigma in the 90s and Lean and Agile in more recent years.

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Data Analysis: the meaning behind the US state names

Consultants Mind

It was well-timed for July 4th, but a bit long … Continue reading → Consultant Learning Analyzing Data Business Consulting Data Analysis Excel Management consulting Maps Presentation Tools Visualization Happy Birthday! The United States is celebrating its 236th birthday today. I saw an article from Mental Floss Magazine by Matt Soniak called How All 50 States Got Their Names.

How to Cultivate a Data-Inclusive Culture

Strategy+Business

A data-inclusive culture, which honors data's place as a significant asset while also respecting risks, is a necessary component of any successful organization

Managing data as an asset: An interview with the CEO of Informatica

McKinsey

Anil Chakravarthy draws on his experience leading a data-management business to discuss new technical and organizational approaches that help companies create value with data.

Shailendra Kumar on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Shailendra Kumar is the author of Making Money out of data. Shaily is a keynote speaker on data analytics. The post Shailendra Kumar on Smarter Data People Podcast appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

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Achieving business impact with data

McKinsey

The best analytics are worth nothing with bad data. The importance of understanding and working on all components of the insights value chain is mission critical. Analytics Insights

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Megadeals: How data and analytics can dramatically boost success

McKinsey

Megadeals are tricky and so rare that companies think there’s not enough data to be useful. But the data isn’t as scarce as they think. Marketing & Sales Insights

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Building a great data platform

McKinsey

Five insights into building a great data platform can help energy, chemical, utility, and basic-materials companies get it right. Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

Helen Lawson Williams on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

The post Helen Lawson Williams on Smarter Data People Podcast appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants Consultant: This episode Helen Lawson-Williams interviews Cindy Tonkin. This time I get to answer the questions, and it’s fun.

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Democratizing Data Science in Your Organization - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Harvard Business

Data Sponsor ContentSponsor content from Deloitte.

Elizabeth Moore on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

I am honoured to have spent some time with her talking about what makes for smarter data people. The post Elizabeth Moore on Smarter Data People Podcast appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Articles by Cindy Tonkin Consulting skills data scientists Get what you want leadership learning make no sound like yes Manage others Manage yourself Please your boss and your clients Podcast recruitment team

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5 Ways Your Data Strategy Can Fail

Harvard Business

There are plenty of great ideas and techniques in the data space: from analytics to machine learning to data-driven decision making to improving data quality. Indeed, The Economist proclaimed that data are now “the world’s most valuable asset.”

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Do Your Data Scientists Know the ‘Why’ Behind Their Work?

Harvard Business

Data Analytics Hiring Digital ArticleIf not, is it their fault — or yours?

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HR Leaders Need Stronger Data Skills

Harvard Business

An old saying sums up the data skills of most HR professionals: “The shoemaker’s children go barefoot.” This neglect has hindered their ability to leverage data into talent strategies that can help transform their businesses. Scaling Your Team’s Data Skills.

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Fueling growth through data monetization

McKinsey

A new survey finds that many companies are launching data-focused businesses. But few have achieved significant financial impact, which requires the right combination of strategy, culture, and organization. Our Insights

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Your Data Literacy Depends on Understanding the Types of Data and How They’re Captured

Harvard Business

The ability to understand and communicate about data is an increasingly important skill for the 21st-century citizen, for three reasons. First, data science and AI are affecting many industries globally, from healthcare and government to agriculture and finance. The feel of data.

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How Companies Can Use Employee Data Responsibly

Harvard Business

Data Managing people Talent management Transparency Digital ArticleGive workers some control, and create checks and balances.

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