Agile Data Science: A Portfolio Approach to Managing An Analytics Team

I recently concluded a two-year stint managing a team of ten highly skilled analytics professionals spread across three different locations. There were of course many challenges but the team over-achieved on just about every measure of success one can imagine. The team’s wins include completing on-time and under-budget a data-matching project that delivers tens of … More Agile Data Science: A Portfolio Approach to Managing An Analytics Team

Organisational Debts

Organisations with immature delivery capabilities can become debt-laden very quickly. There are many forms these debts can take. We are all familiar with financial debt, which comes primarily from unchecked over-investment. There is also┬átechnical debt, which is incurred when organisations take engineering short-cuts to attempt to achieve results faster than what is sustainable. Governance debt … More Organisational Debts