Selecting a Data Visualization Platform? Here are 4 Key Considerations

by Christie Gunden | Aug 16, 2017 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

Everyone is talking about data analytics because of its transformational power. We’ve compared data storage options (data lake vs. data warehouse) and discussed possibilities for hosting in the cloud vs. on premise. We even covered budget...

Tracking and Reporting Goals Shouldn’t Suck

by Christie Gunden | Jul 20, 2017 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

All your time and energy, that is. You shouldn’t leave your meetings wondering if the data was accurate, if you can rely on the insights gained, or if the insight was valuable enough to spend so much time calculating.

4 Factors to Consider When Budgeting for Data Analytics

by Christie Gunden | Jul 13, 2017 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

Your data analytics project has two key elements of success: 1) planning and executing a good strategy, and 2) budgeting accurately. Just like any large initiative, accurately budgeting will significantly impact the perception of your success.

Hosting a BI Platform: On-Premise vs. Cloud

by Christie Gunden | Jul 07, 2017 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

Now that you understand the power of data and the cost/benefit of storing it in a data warehouse vs. a data lake, the next step in building a solid BI foundation is examining the options for hosting your solution to determine the right fit for your...

Data Warehouse vs. Data Lake and Why It Matters

by Christie Gunden | Jun 29, 2017 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

You get why data is important, and you’re serious about transforming your organization into a culture that embraces data-informed decision-making. Carpe datum!

Why is Everyone Talking about Data Analytics?

by Christie Gunden | Jun 22, 2017 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

Big Data. Data analytics. Business intelligence. Data lakes. Data warehouses.

Watch "BI Doesn't Have to be Complicated" On Demand

by Christie Gunden | Jun 12, 2017 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

Why is Karen Greenwood, EVP and COO of American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), so keen on data-based decision making? Because by focusing on data instead of gut-reactions, AMIA was able to save loads of time and money. On Thursday, she...

Analytics are for Small Associations, Too

by Christie Gunden | May 04, 2017 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

“We don’t have enough money to invest in an analytics platform. Even if we did, we don’t have the in-house expertise to manage it.”

Just Go

by Tim Ward | Nov 02, 2016 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

Some associations have already begun implementing processes and tools to glean actionable insights from their existing data assets, but many others are not quite there yet. There seems to be consensus on the need for more metrics and better data...

Data warehouse, business intelligence, and analytics, oh my!

by Chad Boschert | Apr 14, 2016 | Nucleus, Data Analytics

If the deluge of data science buzzwords has your head spinning faster than a ruby-slipper-wearing Kansan on her way to Oz, you’re not alone. In this post, I’ll discuss the differences between data warehouses, business intelligence, analytics, and...