Who will emerge as the influencers of the future? Well, perhaps we need to rephrase that to “what” will emerge as the influencers of the future? And how and why will they do so?
“They just don't understand me. I provide them with all the necessary details, all the data and analysis possible, but they don´t seem to get it.” These were the comments of a data scientist at one of the largest CPG companies in Brazil, as he vented to me over coffee and described how frustrating his last year had been. He was definitely feeling the heat from the business stakeholders. None of the major analytics initiatives that his team had worked on had really taken off, and a lot of resources and time had been spent.
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Data science has been around for a long time. What has changed is the vast increase in the volume of available data. As more data become available, analytics perform better, which mostly means that we can better predict the outcomes of alternative decisions and actions than ever before.
Cowritten by Rafael Franchini and Betsy Romeri The goal of automating data-driven solutions for your business is far from impossible. Businesses need to look at data analytics from a fresh perspective and embrace the next generation of analytics, which are essential for all companies—big and small. Given the vast differences in the level of analytics maturity in the current market, there is no one-size-fits-all roadmap to data-driven solutions.
Gone are the days of the door-to-door salesman. Today, it is rare for a salesperson to have a single item that they need to sell. More often, a business has many similar items or related items to sell, yet understanding which items to offer to customers at any given time is not a simple exercise. The increasing number of purchase options that consumers face today present a difficulty for any sales team to differentiate their products from their competitors' products—and to differentiate their products among their own offerings.