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5 Keys to Business Analytics Program Success

John Boyer, Bill Frank, Brian Green, Tracy Harris, and Kay Van De Vanter


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  • Business Analytics is becoming increasingly strategic to all types of organizations. It leads to higher business performance and helps organizations outperform their peers by 2.2 times, according to a recent IBM Institute for Business Value study. However, many organizations appear to struggle in creating impact using Business Analytics--with factors related to people and process being some of the most common obstacles to achieving analytic maturity.

    5 Keys to Business Analytics Program Success is a work based on the combined experience of 10 organizations that display excellence and expertise in Business Analytics. They share best practices, discuss the management aspects and sociology that drive success in Business Analytics Programs, and uncover 5 key aspects behind the success of some of the top business analytics programs in the industry.

    By reading 5 Keys to Business Analytics Program Success, organizations can learn how the Business Analytics Program can help manage strategy, value, people, process, and technology to translate analytic strategy into actionable insight and achievement.

    In this book, you will learn about:

    • Creating and managing a changing Business Analytics Strategy, aligning business priorities to technology innovation
    • Quantifying and demonstrating tangible business value
    • Creating an Analytics Center of Excellence and organizing your people for success
    • Implementing program processes that balance agility, empowerment, and control
    • Architecting a Business Analytics technology solution with future innovation in mind
  • John Boyer is Director, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, RCG Global Services.

    Bill Frank is Manager, ITGF BI Practice, at Johnson & Johnson.

    Brian Green is Manager of Business Intelligence and Performance Management at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.

    Tracy Harris is Senior Manager, Business Analytics Excellence, at IBM.

    Kay Van De Vanter is the enterprise BI architect for The Boeing Company.

  • Item Number: 5135
    Author Name: John Boyer, Bill Frank, Brian Green, Tracy Harris, and Kay Van De Vanter
    Publication Date: November 15, 2012
    Edition: First
    Pages: 168
    ISBN-10: 1583473432
    ISBN-13: 9781583473436
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds
    Language: English

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