Data culture

Unlock the potential of your data – and your people

 

Data culture

Unlock the potential of your data – and your people

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What is a data culture?

A data culture is the collective behaviours and beliefs of people who value, practice and encourage the use of data to improve decision-making. As a result, data is woven into the operations, mindset and identity of an organisation. Data cultures equip everyone in your organisation with the insights they need to be truly data-driven, tackling your most complex business challenges.

 

Practice data-driven behaviours

Align data and analytics to business outcomes.

Value strategic data use

Prioritise data in decision-making and business processes.

Encourage sharing & community

Unite over a shared mission to lead with data.

Invest in data culture and technology to become a data-driven organisation

Organisations are investing trillions to become more data-driven, but only 8% successfully scale analytics1 to get value from their data. Becoming a data-driven organisation requires investments in both data culture and technology to shift how people make decisions.

Empowered with data culture and the right technology, people can ask questions, challenge ideas, and use data – not just intuition – to make decisions. And everyone unites over a shared mission to improve their organisation and themselves with the power of data.

Data Culture Equation

 

1: MCKINSEY ANALYTICS SURVEY, BREAKING AWAY: THE SECRETS TO SCALING ANALYTICS. MAY 2018. PETER BISSON, BRYCE HALL, BRIAN MCCARTHY, KHALED RIFAI.

Organisations with data cultures see powerful outcomes

Research from IDC2 shows that data-leading organisations – those with strong enterprise-wide data cultures – experience exponential benefits, ranging from greater competitive differentiation, increased profits, higher employee satisfaction and more. Of the data-leading organisations surveyed:

50%

said that data provides a competitive advantage

89%

were satisfied with their data investments

73%

felt they were strongly data-driven

Read the IDC report

 

2: IDC INFOBRIEF, WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT DATA CULTURE. APRIL 2020. CHANDANA GOPAL, DAN VESSET.

 

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Get the playbook to becoming a data-driven organisation

The Data Culture Playbook is for leaders who want to build a resilient, data-driven organisation. Learn how to build the foundational behaviours and mindsets of a data culture, starting with four key focus areas:

  • Align leadership metrics to business priorities
  • Build data sources to address critical decision points
  • Grow value with specific use cases
  • Promote widespread data discovery

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