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Brewster Knowlton (The Knowlton Group)

Brewster Knowlton is the Founder and Principal Consultant of The Knowlton Group. Dedicated to enabling each and every organization to become data-driven, Brewster brings a wealth of both technical and business knowledge and experience. Combining strategy with execution, Brewster and The Knowlton Group assists credit unions in maximizing their data and analytics efforts.
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What’s Holding You Back from Being Data-Driven?

Posted by Brewster Knowlton (The Knowlton Group) on Sep 20, 2016 11:08:00 AM

Let’s face it: we live in a world where a strong data and analytics competency is becoming a “must have” for successful companies. Despite the growing significance of analytics, the majority of banks and credit unions are not “data-driven” organizations.

We’ve uncovered a number of common reasons why investment in data and analytics has been pushed off or outright rejected. Despite these challenges, most of the common reasons against data and analytics are driven by inaccuracies or misinformation.

In this post, we will address the common pushbacks against data and analytics projects and how to overcome those challenges.

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Topics: Data warehouse, Big Data & Analytics

When Life Gives You Data, Make Information

Posted by Brewster Knowlton (The Knowlton Group) on Aug 30, 2016 12:40:03 PM

 

For starters, yes the title is a terrible play on “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”.

Bad jokes aside, I hear too frequently how organizations need more and more data. I’m a data guy – I’m all about data. But there is a subtle difference between having more data and more information.

Below is one of my favorite quotes about data:

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Topics: Big Data, Data vs. Information

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