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Ideas Made to Matter Analytics

How COVID-19 is disrupting data analytics strategies

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COVID-19 is upending data analytics practices, sidelining predictive analytics, and driving firms to external data and other economic indicators.

Jan 5, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Communications

Our top 5 ‘Working Definitions’ of 2020

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Data storytelling, the Beer Game, and three more popular ideas.

Dec 2, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

Ideas Made to Matter 2020 in review

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The sudden shift to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic dominated management discussion in 2020.

Nov 30, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

How ‘data sharing 2.0’ helps firms create value

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Sharing data within a company is vital to creating value. Curated content, designated channels, and repeatable controls are the ways to achieve "data sharing 2.0."

Nov 4, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

3 mantras for women in data

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Data science is exploding, but women hold just a quarter of jobs. Four women discuss career paths, mentorship, and the benefits of diverse views.

Oct 6, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

How to build a data-driven company

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To foster a data-centric culture, adopt the right technology, improve data literacy, and don’t be afraid to disrupt the status quo.

Sep 24, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Analytics

10 analytics best practices (including 3 you can’t ignore)

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Most business analytics projects fall short of expectations. Follow this expert advice to ensure your data practice truly improves business decision-making.

Sep 22, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Fintech

4 trends in property technology

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COVID-19 hasn’t slowed proptech in its quest to remake real estate through big data, artificial intelligence, platforms, and virtual reality.

Aug 24, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Manufacturing

How data fuels the move to smart manufacturing

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The marriage of industrial data, artificial intelligence, and the industrial internet of things promises a new era of flexible product design.

Aug 11, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Privacy

GDPR made some user data more valuable to marketers

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A new study finds the data protection directive increases consumer trackability by 8%.

Aug 5, 2020
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