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Agile Analytics: 11 Ways To Get There

The accelerating pace of global business means that enterprises need more agile data-related systems and practices. Becoming more agile -- and succeeding at it -- isn't always easy given existing technology investments, constant technological evolution, and lingering cultural obstacles. No matter how agile your company is or isn't now, consider these important points.
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Lead By Example 

Executive sponsorship has always been an important factor in advancing BI and analytics initiatives. The cultural change necessary to enable analytical agility requires executive sponsorship and involvement. In some of the most sophisticated companies, the CEO, the C suite, and the management layer are all leading by example. 
'When I worked at Amazon, there were no cultural barriers to becoming data-driven and using analytics. But if you're in mid-market company like I was before, if you don't have support at the executive level, it makes it difficult to implement,' said Patrick Rice, founder and CEO of data science platform provider Lumidatum. 'Having said that, the onus is on the analytic leaders to make those executives care and demonstrate value, maybe starting with a small project or specific use-cases. When you're bringing value to the table, people listen.' 
(Image: niekverlaan via Pixabay)

Lead By Example

Executive sponsorship has always been an important factor in advancing BI and analytics initiatives. The cultural change necessary to enable analytical agility requires executive sponsorship and involvement. In some of the most sophisticated companies, the CEO, the C suite, and the management layer are all leading by example.

"When I worked at Amazon, there were no cultural barriers to becoming data-driven and using analytics. But if you're in mid-market company like I was before, if you don't have support at the executive level, it makes it difficult to implement," said Patrick Rice, founder and CEO of data science platform provider Lumidatum. "Having said that, the onus is on the analytic leaders to make those executives care and demonstrate value, maybe starting with a small project or specific use-cases. When you're bringing value to the table, people listen."

(Image: niekverlaan via Pixabay)

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4/26/2016 | 11:30:24 AM
My solution
I think one of the ways to keep the pace is simplicity. Solution that doesn't need much money, effort, energy. Solution simple as a kid drawing - pl.pinterest.com/pin/517491813404206474/ kanban, that's similar to your own calendar but still more efficient and handy. For me, personally, it's basic, I couldn't work that well without it.
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4/27/2016 | 9:24:57 AM
Multipart Articles -single print
Is there any way of printing articles like this 'Agile...' one off without going to every page and printing it separately? I havethis problem 5 times a day.
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