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How Big Data is Defining the Future Executive

Information, Insights and Influence - Learn how big data is changing the role of the future business executive
Instructor:
David Elsner
59 students enrolled
Understand how big data is changing the role and the skillset of the executive
Learn what are the Five Habits of Effective Data-Driven Organizations
Identify how executives can create a data and analytics driven organization
Use Business Intelligence and Performance Models to inform, insight, and influence
Appreciate what is the attraction of dashboards to executives
Explore of the seven pillars of business analytics success
Understand how to align key business challenges across the organization
Learn what works and what doesn’t for analytics implementation

Today’s executives are facing rapidly evolving challenges. Competition is fierce and customers are more demanding than ever, putting pressure on companies and their leadership.

Big data is changing every part of the organization – how we communicate, how we hire and how we serve the customer. What effect will this have on the leadership teams and the functions they manage in the future? What do executives need to know about big data analytics?

This course will examine how the explosion in big data is changing the role of the executive through a number of real-world business examples, published surveys and global case studies. You will learn how to change, adapt, leverage, and implement big data in the executive role to make an impact through improved decisions.

Introduction

1
Introduction
2
About the Instructor
3
Course Outline
4
Course Sections
5
Section 1 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 1.

What is Big Data?

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What is Big Data?
2
How big is big? Data never sleeps . . .
3
Why should you care about Big Data?
4
New Technology
5
New Processes
6
New Mindset
7
Why Big Data?
8
Big Data Revolution
9
Section 2 Quiz

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The Future Executive

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The changing executive
2
Executive skills
3
Defining analytical executives
4
Analytical skills of executives
5
Case Study - Becoming data-driven managers
6
The changing executive role
7
Big Data brings new executive roles
8
Managing employees
9
Educational changes
10
C-Suite Quarterly Survey
11
the 4 Stages of Analytical Maturity
12
Section 3 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 3.

Pillars of Analytical Success

1
The Business Analytics Success Pillars (BASP)
2
Business Challenges Pillar
3
Data Foundation Pillar
4
Analytics Implementation Pillar
5
Insight Pillar
6
Section 4 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 4.

The IMPACT Cycle

1
IMPACT: Identify
2
Case Study - Trip Advisor
3
IMPACT: Master
4
IMPACT: Provide
5
IMPACT: Actionable
6
IMPACT: Communicate
7
IMPACT: Track
8
Key Takeaways
9
Section 5 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 5.

Pillars of Analytics Success

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Execution and Measurement Pillar
2
Distributed Knowledge Pillar
3
Innovation Pillar
4
Key Takeaways
5
Exercise: Building the 7 Pillars of Business Analytics Success
6
Section 6 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 6.

Creating a Data-Driven Culture

1
Using Big Data in functional roles
2
Case Study - Using Big Data
3
The Business Impact of Big Data
4
5 Habits of data driven organizations
5
Flipping positions on Big Data
6
Shift Happens
7
Case Study - Creating a data-driven organization
8
Section 7 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 7.

Analytics Implementation

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Analytics Implementation
2
Analytics Implementation Model
3
Vision and Mandate
4
Strategy
5
Organizational Collaboration
6
Human Capital
7
Metrics and Measurement
8
Integrated Processes
9
Customer Experience
10
Technology and Tools
11
Change Management
12
Key Takeaways
13
Section 8 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 8.

Effective Analytics Communication Strategies

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Communication: The gap between analysts and executives
2
An effective analytics communication strategy
3
Set clear goals for analytics solutions
4
Evaluate the target audience
5
Lay out key findings and messages
6
Locate the delivery channels, tools and activities
7
Identify resources that you need to involve and to target
8
Normalize the time frame
9
Get feedback and track results
10
Analytics communication tips
11
Communicating through mobile Business Intelligence
12
Section 9 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 9.

Business Intelligence

1
What is Business Intelligence (BI)?
2
Business Intelligence terminology
3
Business Intelligence best practices
4
Business Intelligence recommendations
5
Section 10 Quiz

Test your knowledge of Section 10.

Dashboards

1
What is a Dashboard?
2
Case Study - Dashboards for Executives
3
What is the attraction of Dashboards for executives?
4
Common mistakes in implementing Dashboards
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