COVID-19 Fuels Analytics Revolution – 6 Predictions and Why Businesses Need Analytics More Than Ever

When a revolution faces a storm as disruptive as the COVID-19 pandemic it is inevitable permanent changes will be shaping how we do things, driving the need for business analytics in everything from the classroom to the workplace. Of course, we won’t know exactly what impacts those changes will bring or how they will echo … Continue reading COVID-19 Fuels Analytics Revolution – 6 Predictions and Why Businesses Need Analytics More Than Ever

King of the North and the Bruins: The Sport of Analytics

What a wonderful week (June 10 2019) in sports and more importantly sports analytics. The Toronto Raptors basketball team which recently have been branding themselves as the ‘North’ were victorious in winning their first-ever NBA championship. Meanwhile in a game played a day earlier the St Louis Blues also won their first-ever NHL Stanley Cup … Continue reading King of the North and the Bruins: The Sport of Analytics

Staying on Course in the Analytics Revolution: How Lessons from Sailing Can Make Business Metrics Better

I have journeyed on a boat and consider myself a sailor and I am always impressed at the data around me onboard and how it serves as a good example of applying predictive analytics to your business metrics.  They are both real-time and actionable and use analytics to provide a forward-looking view of where you … Continue reading Staying on Course in the Analytics Revolution: How Lessons from Sailing Can Make Business Metrics Better

Analytics Revolution and Democratization of Data

Transformation. Disruption.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson ushered in the ‘self-evident truths’ of how a country could be run by the people.  James Watt sparked the Industrial Revolution transforming manufacturing with his invention of the steam engine.  The world was never the same after these events, and neither will it be following the analytics revolution … Continue reading Analytics Revolution and Democratization of Data