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Integrate Analytics Across Your Entire Business

Harvard Business

One of the reasons analytics is working for the companies in this select group is because they tend to deploy analytics technologies and expertise across the breadth of the enterprise. A CoE is a team of data scientists, business analysts and domain experts from various business functions — sales, marketing, finance, and R&D, for example — that are brought together to facilitate a cross-pollination of experiences and ideas to find solutions to a variety of business goals.

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How Companies Are Using Machine Learning to Get Faster and More Efficient

Harvard Business

The technology can pick out kinds of people — mountain climbers, for instance — to help advertisers more efficiently match ads to the videos. The company’s natural language processing technology learns how to write reports by scanning texts and determining relationships between concepts. We’ve seen this in stock trading, marketing, and manufacturing, where more data streams make it harder to find information that is urgent or meaningful.

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Integrate Analytics Across Your Entire Business

Harvard Business Review

One of the reasons analytics is working for the companies in this select group is because they tend to deploy analytics technologies and expertise across the breadth of the enterprise. A CoE is a team of data scientists, business analysts and domain experts from various business functions — sales, marketing, finance, and R&D, for example — that are brought together to facilitate a cross-pollination of experiences and ideas to find solutions to a variety of business goals.

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Can GM Make it Safe for Employees to Speak Up?

Harvard Business Review

“The phenomenal number of interacting parts, interacting people and continuing changes in technology mean that we will always have failures, full stop.” First, Maryann Keller, a former auto analyst, notes that, historically, GM hasn’t invested in root-cause analysis. The original response from GM was not to look for the root cause because that wasn’t part of the company’s thought process.