Tag Archives: Agile Analytics

Analytic Applications (Part Two): Managerial Analytics

This is the second in a four-part taxonomy of analytics based on how the analytic work product is used.  In the first post of this series, I covered Strategic Analytics, or analytics that support the C-suite.  In this post, I will cover Managerial Analytics: analytics that support middle management, including functional and regional line managers. At this level, questions and

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Analytic Applications (Part One)

Conversations about analytics tend to get muddled because the word describes everything from a simple SQL query to climate forecasting.  There are several different ways to classify analytic methods, but in this post I propose a taxonomy of analytics based on how the results are used. Before we can define enterprise best practices for analytics, we need to understand how

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Agile Analytics: Overview

Is this the year of Agile Analytics?  Recent publications show growing interest in the application of Agile methods to analytics: Ken Collier, an Agile pioneer, tackles analytics in his aptly named new book Agile Analytics . A quick Google search surfaces a number of recent blogs and articles (here, here and here) Curt Monash recently published an excellent two-part blog

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