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How to Design an Effective Training Program for Analytics Skills

Published: 02 May 2018

ID: G00332030

Analyst(s): Melody Chien , Alan D. Duncan


A well-designed and adaptive training program for analytics professionals is critical for enabling data literacy. Data and analytics leaders can modernize their training programs to include a mixed portfolio of training models and adopt a forward-leaning design for adjacent competencies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Go Beyond Vendor Product Training to Focus on People's Roles, and Use a Mix of Training Delivery Methods
    • Analytics Solutions Support New Use Cases and New Change Processes
    • Analytics Solutions Provide New Information With Self-Service Analytics Capability
  • Collaborate With HR and Business Leaders to Develop Analytics Training Programs
  • Tailor Analytics Training Programs Based on Stakeholders' Change Readiness and Capability

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