Managers Should Evaluate Citizen Data Scientists Differently!

How to Evaluate Business Users in Their New Role as Citizen Data Scientist! When a business initiates a Citizen Data Scientist movement within its ranks, it is important to recognize the other changes that will be required in order to reinforce the value of the […]

Business Users CAN Use Predictive Analytics!

Predictive Analytics is a Critical Component of an Augmented Analytics Suite! Analytics and advanced analytics techniques can seem daunting to the average business user but they need not be. If a business wants its users to adopt and use analytics tools, an augmented analytics solution […]

Citizen Data Scientists: You are a Role Model!

How a Citizen Data Scientist Can Help Others Adjust to the New Reality! When a business user is given the mantle of Citizen Data Scientist, they being a journey that can help to advance their career, provide leadership experience and improve visibility across the organization. […]

Do Citizen Data Scientists Need Special Analytics Tools?

Data Scientists Focus on Strategy, Citizen Data Scientists Deliver Daily! When Gartner talks about expanding data analytics to business users, they also talk about how the analytical tools must be suitable for business users. If a business wants to implement a Citizen Data Scientist initiative […]

What Gets You the Job? Skill or Attitude?

My business success is very important to me and, while I have many management responsibilities, I really try to focus on the people we hire. They are the heart and soul of our company and they are the engine of our business. I try to […]

Advanced Analytics for Business Users = Augmented Analytics!

Augmented Analytics is Designed for Business Users So Analytics is Easy for All! When a business decides to undertake a data democratization and data literacy initiative, it is important to recognize that not all advanced analytics solutions are created equal. Business users who are expected […]

What Are Citizen Data Scientists and Can They Improve the Quality of Business Intelligence?

What Are Citizen Data Scientists? Citizen Data Scientists represent a new breed of business analysts – a group of individuals with diverse business responsibilities and training, who wield sophisticated analytical tools, and employ complex methods of analysis to improve business results – all without the […]

Self-Serve Data Preparation: It Really IS for You!

Please Don’t Make Me Think About It: Self-Serve Data Prep Really IS for Everyone! If you are an average business professional, your eyes probably roll back in your head when you hear terms like data preparation, data extraction, transformation and loading, otherwise known as ETL, […]

Be Sure You Support Your Citizen Data Scientists!

Getting Started on the Citizen Data Scientist Path! If you follow technology publications and predictions, you know that Citizen Data Scientists are the big news for business. By transforming business users into Citizen Data Scientists, the business can leverage the professional skills and knowledge of […]