Counting on analytical talent

Counting on analytical talent
Document type
Paper
Author(s)
Harris, Jeanne G.; Craig, Elizabeth; Egan, Henry
Publisher
Accenture
Date of publication
1 March 2010
Subject(s)
Management & leadership: including strategy, public sector management, operations and production, People management: all aspects of managing people
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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This paper explores how companies are increasingly turning to analytics to gain a competitive edge. The authors argue that as they do so companies must resolve unique demands on their information technology, their structure, their processes and their culture. Of critical importance, it is argued, is the need for businesses to recognize their analytical talent as a distinct workforce and of increasing importance.  The paper goes on to consider how businesses are already harnessing the talent power of their analysts, at all levels, to ensure data is turned into better decisions and better business results.
 

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