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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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.

How Data-Driven Is Your Company? Calculate Your Data Value Index (DVI) - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM CLOUDERA

Harvard Business

Managing organizations Data Sponsor Content

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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).

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

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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Data to Wisdom [Cool Picture]

Consulting Junkie

There is a lot of confusion around what Data, Information, Knowledge, Insight and Wisdom is. Consulting Careers data information insight knowledge wisdomThis is one of the best graphical representations of what the differences and the relationship between them are. Enjoy!

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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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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.

To Get Your Team to Use Data, Demystify It

Harvard Business

For some of your team members, the idea of using data to inform decision-making can feel intimidating. Maybe they like to “go with their gut,” or simply dread the idea of wading through a ton of data. That’s not mathematical genius; it’s just clever use of data.

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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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How to Decide Which Data Science Projects to Pursue

Harvard Business

In 2018, every organization has a data strategy. Indeed, in data science they can they look very similar for perhaps a year. Both mediocre and excellent strategies begin with a series of experiments and investments leading to data projects. Building an Excellent Data Strategy.

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3 Ways to Build a Data-Driven Team

Harvard Business

Indeed, being data-driven has joined the ranks of “innovative”, “diverse”, and “socially responsible” as the one of most laudable features of organizational culture, at least if we go by company websites. Scaling Your Team’s Data Skills.

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Help Your Team Measure Customer Experience Data More Accurately

Harvard Business

But it’s important for your team to understand the context in which data is being used to make company-wide decisions. It looks like this: A shortcoming with the balanced scorecard is that it gives companies a “false sense of data.” Tomekbudujedomek/Getty Images.

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What If Banks Were the Main Protectors of Customers’ Private Data?

Harvard Business

The ability to collect and exploit consumers’ personal data has long been a source of competitive advantage in the digital economy. It is their control and use of this data that has enabled the likes of Google, Amazon, Alibaba, and Facebook to dominate online markets.

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How to Develop a Data-Savvy HR Department

Harvard Business

Analytically Willing — These people are open-minded about analytics and are ready, able, and willing to learn, though they lack formal training in data analysis. Scaling Your Team’s Data Skills. Help your employees be more data-savvy. SolStock/Getty Images.

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

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

Stopping Data Breaches Will Require Help from Governments

Harvard Business

Clearly, the current approaches to safeguarding sensitive data are insufficient. Business law Policy Public-Private partnerships Regulation Data Risk management Security & privacy Digital ArticleMartin Child/Getty Images.

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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