Custom analytics may be required to cut through the clutter and confusion of "too much coming in, too fast" In order to make sense out of both noise and nuance. Simple information governance practices can help establish control of chaotic data streams. In health care services, the National Quality Forum and other measure stewards offer endorsed standards for measurement. Discipline in creating a plan of action and applying relevant measures and standards can help keep an analytics program tracking towards success.
Program management is sometimes reserved for identified strategic activities, projects that meet metrics for size or scope, or for cross-team efforts. When analytics are involved, the disciplines of program management should be applied whenever possible. Typically, the impact on an analytics program that is deflected off course hits quickly and can be harder to remediate compared to other types of programs. Analytics typically span the client, product and accounting life cycles. Change management can be subtle.
Data quality is essential, yet can be bypassed or glossed over in the rush to produce results. Business intelligence relies on analytics to enable timely action. Data quality for analytics depends on Validation and Profiling. The Coto Partners team can assess the performance of the current data quality program. We can jumpstart updates on Validation and Profiling - which can amount to a timely save when the market environment or critical data sources change. Change can be unexpected. We know how to respond to data quality hot topics.