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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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.

Why data culture matters

McKinsey

Here are seven principles that underpin a healthy data culture. Organizational culture can accelerate the application of analytics, amplify its power, and steer companies away from risky outcomes. Analytics Insights

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

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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

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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Five fifty: The data talent link

McKinsey

A compelling mash-up of analytics, data, and talent management is showing companies where HR misses the mark. . Insights on Organization

Companies Are Failing in Their Efforts to Become Data-Driven

Harvard Business

Data Digital ArticleAccording to a recent survey.

Data is expensive

Seth Godin Blog

The clock would do its job far better if there weren’t an AM/PM data bit. Data isn’t free. The metaphor is pretty clear: more data isn’t always better. Here are the three principles: First, don’t collect data unless it has a non-zero chance of changing your actions. Second, before you seek to collect data, consider the costs of processing that data.

Aaron Artery on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

I am honoured to have spent some time with her talking about what makes for smarter data […]. The post Aaron Artery on Smarter Data People Podcast appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

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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. Consultants Consultant: Elizabeth Moore is on my podcast this week.

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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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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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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).

Sidney Minassian on Smarter Data People Podcast

Consultants' Consultant

Click here to listen He’s been thinking about the problems of data science and analytics for a while now, and this podcast is a few of his thought nuggets, including: 7 ways to increase your value as a data scientist (who doesn’t love a good listicle?)

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Improving patient adherence through data-driven insights

McKinsey

When patients fail to follow prescribed medical regimens, outcomes suffer. A McKinsey study points to areas pharmaceutical companies can address to combat this long-standing industry issue. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

The Kinds of Data Scientist

Harvard Business

In 2012, HBR dubbed data scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century ” It is also, arguably, the vaguest. To hire the right people for the right roles, it’s important to distinguish between different types of data scientist. A more detailed look at data roles.

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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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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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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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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.

Good vs Great Data Scientist

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: One of the things that separates a good data scientist from a great data scientist is really that communication with the people who actually do the jobs, who are familiar with the problem you are trying to solve. The post Good vs Great Data Scientist appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

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Make Data a Cornerstone of Your Team

Harvard Business

There’s an ever-increasing demand for people who can leverage software to analyze, understand, and make day-to-day business decisions based on data. Data Science is now a quickly growing discipline , giving people with any kind of data expertise a serious competitive edge.

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Data as jet fuel: An interview with Boeing’s CIO

McKinsey

It isn’t always comfortable, but data analytics is helping Boeing reach new heights. Our Insights

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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The Magic of Predicting Demand from Data

Strategy+Business

Using digital technology and data, demand sensing allows for a far more efficient supply chain, too The application by companies of demand sensing can significantly improve their ability to predict when consumers might demand a product.

Which Countries Are Leading the Data Economy?

Harvard Business

Global strategy Data Digital ArticleThe U.S., the UK, China, and Switzerland are at the top.

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Cracking down on government fraud with data analytics

McKinsey

New data tools are giving government agencies the upper hand in taming fraud, waste, and abuse. Lessons from scaled approaches show how to capture the hundreds of billions of dollars at stake. Public Sector Insights