Building a Strong Analytics Practice: #3- Putting Processes in Place

An analytics practice has some unique challenges as far as project management goes. They are accountable for delivering quality data, but there are many elements out of their control: once you deliver technical specifications, you have to “hurry up and wait” until developers have questions or are ready for validation documentation and validation often happen…Continue Reading “Building a Strong Analytics Practice: #3- Putting Processes in Place”

Building a Strong Analytics Practice: #2 Connecting your Organization

Once you have clear ownership within your core team, you need to get a global view of how data is used at your company. Once you’ve accounted for all the different moving pieces, it can be easier to: Communicate clearly to the right people Represent your team’s priorities to the rest of the org Involve…Continue Reading “Building a Strong Analytics Practice: #2 Connecting your Organization”

Building a Strong Analytics Practice: #1- Your Core Team

Imagine this conversation: Joe: “I just got the wireframes for the new site filtering tool. We need an analytics BRD and Tech Spec so developers can begin work.” Anna: “But my team of developers is working on a priority project through November then goes into 3-month code freeze!” Joe: “K, well, this new site feature…Continue Reading “Building a Strong Analytics Practice: #1- Your Core Team”