TECH BUYER Jun 2019 - IDC PlanScape - Doc # US45197619

IDC PlanScape: Building an Analytics Center of Excellence

By: Mike ChappleAdjunct Research Advisor

Table of Contents

IDC PlanScape Figure

Figure: IDC PlanScape: Executive Summary of Building an Analytics Center of Excellence

Executive Summary

Why Is an Analytics Center of Excellence Important?

COEs Build Analytics Competency Throughout the Organization

COEs Ensure That Analytics Efforts Are Aligned with Business Strategy

COEs Provide a Centralized Pool of Resources for the Organization

Figure: COE Staff Balance Direct Analytics Activities and Enablement Functions

COEs Standardize Analytics Approaches and Data Sources

What Is an Analytics Center of Excellence?

COE as a Catalyst

COE as a Program Management Office

COE as a Source of Analytics Expertise

COE as a Talent Pipeline

Who Are the Key Stakeholders?

Table: Key Stakeholders

How Can My Organization Take Advantage of an Analytics Center of Excellence?

Find Talent Inside and Outside the Organization

Define the Organizational Structure

Figure: Analytics Center of Excellence Organizational Structure Options

Tackle the Low-Hanging Fruit

Define a Clear and Consistent Intake Process

Advice for Technology Leaders

Figure: Essential Guidance

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