Having company data but no way to dissect and understand it is just words and numbers jumbled on a screen or piece of paper. Well-planned dashboards are created in an effort to quickly and effectively understand data. The key phrase here is well-planned.
There are 7 Billion people in the world and over 2 billion computers. We are all at risk of becoming obsolete, and technology makes that transition even more rapid. So what must we do to ensure we always have a means of earning a living?
Consulting firms charge $250 per hour to tell you what you already know, stating what you should do, and then they hope that because they confirmed your suspicions of replacing the 40-year-old-COBOL system that you’ll buy the execution as well.
Knowing how to put the SLA, KPI, CSF puzzle together helps IT gain credibility and promote value in partnerships between IT and the business we serve.
In “Behind the Scenes Part 1: Your Organization’s IT Governance & Service Management,” we discussed gaps in IT governance and how it can negatively affect companies. There are several ways to measure the effectiveness of your IT governance, but there is no one size fits all tactic.
Good IT governance isn’t about checking boxes or finding someone to point fingers at when something goes wrong. It takes an organizational culture shift where everyone knows what it is, why it is important, their role in it, and how they help or hinder good governance.
With data analytics playing a larger role in business performance each year, the ability to visualize results has become a useful skill for anyone looking to share the results of their work or anticipate future outcomes.
With data analytics playing a larger role in business performance each year, the ability to visualize results has become a useful skill for anyone looking to share the results of their work or anticipate future outcomes.Knowing which pitfalls and mistakes to avoid can make your visual reporting more impactful and helpful for your audience.
Do you feel that your organization supports efficiency? When dealing with the FDA regulated industry, many manufacturers focus on being minimally compliant but often fail to look for efficiencies within their compliant processes.
We’ve covered six ways to create effective dashboards, but it’s also important to discuss common mistakes. Why? To help you prevent having to fix issues later. Even knowing best practices you could still miss simple mistakes that should be avoided for your dashboards to be effective.
Recently, current and prospective clients have asked me for ideas about improving extract performance in Tableau Server. A couple of the first options to consider are hiding unused columns and using an incremental load instead of a full refresh. But here is the most important thing you can ever do to improve Tableau extract performance.
Finance teams are often surprised to learn how much time they can save thanks to data analytics solutions. Their teams are freed up to do the work they are really good at and passionate about, rather than staying buried under manual reporting responsibilities or solving problems caused by bad data.
Whether it’s siloed information lacking in insightful connection points, massive quantities of data too daunting to process, or negative past experiences, key decision makers are making moves based on gut instinct rather than facts.
You know your work has value and you’re very familiar with the tangible business benefits of supplier diversity programs, even if your wider organization isn’t familiar with them quite yet. Here are a few ways you could get more visibility into your program and more interest in the story you have to tell.
The best strategies for managing supplier data really depend on what’s best for your business, but there are a few proven ways that can yield results no matter your needs.
The key to creating compelling supplier diversity reports—the kind of reports that make the C-suite want to know more about your work—is collecting smarter data and using it in smarter ways.
We’ve talked about the Top 5 Challenges facing every supplier diversity program and shared some of the secrets of top performing programs. Today we’ll be highlighting four of DiversityInc’s Top 15 Companies for Supplier Diversity and discovering what makes their programs special.
There are thousands of different supplier diversity programs out there. While it is certainly true that success looks different from business to business, we’ve noticed a few qualities that are common among some of the top performers in the supplier diversity community.
Supplier diversity program management is an especially unique and challenging role. It requires flexibility and a combination of very broad and very specific knowledge about your own business and that of your suppliers.
Most businesses have large amounts of data, after all, but they don’t trust it or know how to use it to their advantage. It may be held in separate systems that don’t communicate with one another. Different areas of the business have different information on the same suppliers, and it takes hours to pull together the most basic reports.