What to Say to Leadership at the Beginning of an Engagement (People…
What to Say to Leadership at the Beginning of an Engagement
Setting up a program to enable analytic mindset
Asking all people to use data to aid in their day-to-day decision making. Start small. Give them training.
Self serve BI enabled
Set up ACOE Analytics Center of Excellence
21st NOT 20th century environment
maybe you really don't need a DW?
Enable self service
implement in Agile fashion. Most fail because of "boil the ocean" implementation.
A2 can provide framework, but Client most responsible to implement
Embrace Agile and Lean principles. NO MORE WATERFALL
No BRUF (big requirments up front) or BDUF (big design up front)
If project fails it's because both A2 and client failed. Equally responsible for success and failure. We're partners NOT WBTYM (wham bam thank you mam) consultants. We're invested in your success. We are successful when you don't need us anymore!
:check: The Analytics/BI success triangle: People/Governance/Technology
:check:All three points of the triangle are equally important. Projects fail because they focus on 1 or 2 and ignore the 3rd leg.
:check: A2/Client responsibility
:star: Tech/Arch - A2(90%) / Client(10%)
:star:Governance - A2(25%) / Client(75%)
:star: People - A2(10%) / Client(90%)