A Design Thinking Mindset for Data Science

Data science has received recent attention in the technical research and business strategy since; however, there is an opportunity for increased research and improvements on the data science research process itself. Through the research methods described in this paper, we believe there is potential for the application of design thinking to the data science process…

People Analytics Has Arrived

Recently, I spent a day with 50 HR-tech executives from Fortune 100 companies. When I asked, “Who has an ongoing project using AI?” about 40 percent of the group raised their hands. When I asked, “Who has a people-analytics team?”, it was more like 60 percent of the group. Indeed, people analytics is coming to…

How to Train Someone to Translate Business Problems into Analytics Questions

Analytics translators perform some of the most essential functions for integrating analytics capabilities in a company. They define business problems that analytics can help solve, guide technical teams in the creation of analytics-driven solutions to these problems, and embed solutions into business operations. It’s specialized work, calling for strong business acumen, some technical knowledge, and project…