Swivel Chair Syndrome: The Impacts of Repetition

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In this 2-part series we will break down the physical damage that multiple redundant data entries can have on your workforce, and ways to mitigate these risks for a more accurate and resilient data foundation and human workforce. Repetition often manifests through ‘band-aid’ style fixes, leaving the data owners to sacrifice any combination of the

Creating a Healthcare Data Ecosystem – A Lesson from the Business World

Healthcare Data Ecosystem

CTI Healthcare blog series: A Prescription for Improving Patient and Institutional Financial Wellbeing Creating a Healthcare Data Ecosystem – A Lesson from the Business World – Part 4 of 5. The healthcare industry has been playing IT catch-up, as the IT paradigm is already changing.    Healthcare technology, by that I mean the IT that runs

The “Now” Healthcare Innovation

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CTI Healthcare blog series: A Prescription for Improving Patient and Institutional Financial Wellbeing The “Now” Healthcare Innovation Part 3 of 5. The business of healthcare is a mess. Observe the deep-rooted dual challenges of escalating costs coupled with deteriorating health – it’s an unsustainable paradox not only for the healthcare industry but for society in

Healthcare’s Data Revolution: Complicated

CTI Healthcare blog series: A Prescription for Improving Patient and Institutional Financial Wellbeing Healthcare’s Data Revolution: It’s Complicated – Part 2 of 5. In my last blog post The Accelerating Importance of Data Analytics in Healthcare, I discussed how and why business intelligence is fast becoming a critical strategic driver for health care.  In this

You say Consultant like it’s a bad thing

Data & Analytics Consultants

As consultants, we get to see daily how data & analytics can deliver real business value. However, these game-changing innovations are not always apparent or pervasive to business leaders in organizations and industries that are early on in their analytics journey. As a result, the requirement definitions and desired outcomes from an analytics undertaking are

The Importance of Analytics to Cybersecurity

In part 5 of 6 Vlogs, CTI’s Director of Cybersecurity, Ben Thurston makes the connection between cybersecurity monitoring and analytics. Ben explains the importance of analytics in gathering data and information from multiple security sources to provide insight into what is going on from a security/risk posture. Security analytics, like the CTI CustomerUniverse, collects information

CTI CustomerUniverse: Data Integration is Key to Marketing Success

In this part 2 of 6 view blog series: In a recent survey conducted by CTI, marketers listed data integration as the number one obstacle to their ability to arrive at a single, trusted and complete 360-degree analytical view of their customers. In his latest video blog, CTI CustomerUniverse Product Director, Mark Janowicz talks about

Rethinking HR Performance in the world of Cloud and Workday

I’ve been in the Data Analytics space for a long time and over the years I’ve worked on numerous HR “reporting, dash-boarding, and data warehouse projects.”  Actually,  I am in the process of wrapping up a 6 month project that integrates analytics into a Workday environment. Just to level set, Workday, is highly regarded as

Higher Ed – Everyone is Trying to Solve the Same Problem

Data Governance and Student Success — I just attended the Higher Ed Data Warehouse (HEDW) conference, which this year was hosted at the University of Arizona in Tucson.   This is our second year attending (as a sponsor).    U of A is a sizeable institution with an excellent facility to accommodate the 300+ attendees.  And Tucson

Analytics for Higher-Ed: A World of Opportunities, But Beware

Student Life-cycle at HEDW Conference —   On April 23rd – 26th, CTI is once again sponsoring the Higher Education Data Warehouse conference. Last year at the conference we introduced the concept of the “Student Lifecycle” to drive recruitment, retention and success. The impact of analytics is driving improvements in University performance across a broad