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How to Take a First Step to Advanced Analytics

Published: 26 June 2015

ID: G00276728

Analyst(s): Lisa Kart

Summary

Getting started with advanced analytics is as much about changing mindsets and culture as it is about tools and skills. BI and analytics leaders can use these best practices to get their advanced analytics initiatives off the ground.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Choose a Business Problem That Can Provide a First Win
    • Case Study
  • Use Outsourcing and Buy Packaged Apps When You Don't Yet Have Advanced Analytics Expertise
    • Case Study
  • Identify the Stakeholders in Your Organization That Need to Be Convinced of the Value of Advanced Analytics
    • Case Study
  • Decide If You Want to Build the Skills and Tools Internally

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