The next wave of impactful analytics professionals that can use data to drive strategy and financial results is not going to come from the technical realm. It is going to come from the finance and accounting realm.
I’ve never thought of myself as a data influencer, but apparently others do.
What John Thompson has created in his new book is an absolute strategic and leadership masterpiece that should be on the shelf of every data and analytics leader. It is an instant classic. If you are a developing D&A leader, my sentiment is the same.
If you want the Cliff Notes review, I recommend the 2 minute video below.
“Empower People to Create a Bingeable Podcast” with Jason Krantz & Jordan Morrow of the Transformation Nation Podcast
Brent Dykes published a Forbes article yesterday that I had the pleasure of contributing to. In this article Brent discusses why data and analytics takes on increased importance during challenging times like what we are experiencing right now.
He also breaks down what it means to effectively leverage data and analytics to overcome adversity and evolve your strategy.
While there are numerous steps businesses can take to set themselves up for future success, some strategic, data, and analytic opportunities stick out. Below is the full writeup I provided for the article.