Posts Tagged ‘insights’

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Filling The Gap in Strategy: Insights

I introduced filling the gap in strategy in my last blog post and want to dive in deeper on one element.  Many times, people want to start with Vision or a similar exercise.  The idea being that if there is a gap in your strategy then the obvious next step is to discuss your vision […]

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Too Weak, Too Slow: MicroStrategy World 2020’s Big Theme

“Too weak. Too slow.” That’s what Norwegian chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen, who thinks 15-20 moves ahead, says matter-of-factly to his opponents. It’s that sentiment that MicroStrategy President and CEO Michael Saylor used during his keynote at MicroStrategy World 2020 to depict traditional and outdated IT. The tech that’s been built over the last 40 years […]

My Adobe Analytics Certification Experience

During Q3 2019, I challenged myself to obtain a few different Adobe Certifications by the end of the year. As the end of the year came-and-went, I ended up with three Adobe Certifications. I’m now an Adobe Certified Expert in Adobe Analytics, Audience Manager and Target. The first certification I pursued was the Analytics Business […]

Data as Experience: A Series

In the past several years, I’ve seen both successful and failed insights initiatives. Perhaps the first element of failure is what they call these efforts: Reports Executive Reports Reporting A focus on the number of reports Large focus on specific fields in reports, to the exclusion of other elements When I look at elements of […]

Gartner ITxpo: Create Actionable Intelligence

As a partner of ours, MicroStrategy brings some very interesting capabilities which we think adds flexibility and agility. Along with thyssenkrupp Elevator, they showed that off in a session on Creating Actionable Intelligence here at the Gartner IT Expo. thyssenkrupp builds elevators throughout the world across many countries and regions. This brings many challenges in […]

Data-Driven Insights and the Triple Aim

Healthcare is taking drastic steps towards improvement with the aid of data-driven insights. Tremendous opportunities are presenting themselves with the reducing of healthcare costs while improving the quality of care itself. With the assistance of complex and in depth demographics, the data accumulated in the healthcare field are readily available for practitioners across the globe. […]

For Enlightened CIOs, the “I” Stands for Insight

Who’s the most important marketing person at your company? Your CMO? Someone on her team? Maybe your CEO? What about your CIO? While your Chief Information Officer isn’t likely to craft your next campaign, the impact he or she has on customer experience is becoming more direct and more critical every day. The reason is […]