Building an analysis ecosystem for a smarter approach tointelligence
Keith Carter's Actionable Intelligence: A Guide to DeliveringBusiness Results with Big Data Fast! is the comprehensive guideto achieving the dream that business intelligence practitionershave been chasing since the concept itself came into being. Writtenby an IT visionary with extensive global supply chain experienceand insight, this book describes what happens when team membershave accurate, reliable, usable, and timely information at theirfingertips. With a focus on leveraging big data, the book providesexpert guidance on developing an analytical ecosystem toeffectively manage, use the internal and external information todeliver business results.
This book is written by an author who's been in the trenches forpeople who are in the trenches. It's for practitioners in the realworld, who know delivering results is easier said than done –fraught with failure, and difficult politics. A landscape wherereason and passion are needed to make a real difference.
This book lays out the appropriate way to establish a culture offact-based decision making, innovation, forward lookingmeasurements, and appropriate high-speed governance. Readers willenable their organization to:
Answer strategic questions faster
Reduce data acquisition time and increase analysis time toimprove outcomes
Shift the focus to positive results rather than pastfailures
Expand opportunities by more effectively and thoughtfullyleveraging information
Big data makes big promises, but it cannot deliver without theright recipe of people, processes and technology in place. It'sabout choosing the right people, giving them the right tools, andtaking a thoughtful—rather than formulaic--approach.Actionable Intelligence provides expert guidance towardenvisioning, budgeting, implementing, and delivering realbenefits.