As with any department, your data team can end up in a silo away from other business units. We discuss the best internal setups to make sure the right sets of eyes are watching the data development. Are your decision makers better off being fed analysis, or should they be in there shaping the questions? This radio show will also look at how you can:
Make sure your entire business gets to benefit from your data insight
Ensure decision makers aren't blind to the discoveries being made
Make sure decision makers allow data scientists to deliver clean, hard insight
Know just how much authority the data scientist should have
Frank Bria is the principal consultant and co-founder of Bria Analytics Group. He has more than 15 years of experience helping companies use data, predictive analytics, and mathematical optimization to solve business problems. He has worked with companies like Capital One, SAP, SAS, IBM, US Bank, CoreLogic, and others to craft analytics strategy. He specializes in financial services, and, in that capacity, he has consulted for nine of the top 10 retail banks in the US.
The big data market is predicted to grow six times faster than the overall IT market. The phenomenal growth in data analytics, business intelligence, open-source tools, and related technologies in 2013 looks set to continue.