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Self-Service Success Skills: Moving from Chaos to Collaboration

Duration: Three Day Workshop

Prerequisite: None

Course Outline

In today’s dynamic business world, getting information fast is imperative, shifting responsibility for much of data analysis from IT to lines of business. The age of self-service analytics is here and the capacity to create and deliver information is growing exponentially. Self-service has great potential, but it also brings challenges of consistency, cohesion, and collaboration.

This trend toward self-service BI and analytics, as well as big data, substantially increases the number of data stakeholders and brings many challenges for data management and data governance. In a self-service world we must think about data in an entirely different way: as a service that is accessed, processed, analyzed, and reported by people throughout the enterprise. Self-service data consumers need new data preparation skills to be fully self-sufficient. Traditional data governance methods must be complemented with support for the autonomy and agility of the self-service world. New skills for data cataloging, data curation, and delivering data as a service are essential to realize the opportunities of the self-service age.

The Self-Service Success Skills workshop will cover data preparation, data governance, data curation and cataloging, and how to become a data-as-a-service organization with three days of in-depth, interactive training.

Your Team Will Learn

  • Common challenges of data preparation for analytics
  • Data preparation techniques to improve both speed and quality of analysis
  • Apparent conflicts between governance and self-service and how to resolve them
  • Processes, practices, and technologies that enable effective data governance in self-service organizations
  • Concepts, skills, and responsibilities of data curation and how curation works with data governance
  • The purpose, content, uses, and skills of data cataloging
  • The concepts, principles, and practices of data as a service
  • How to become a data-as-a-service organization

Geared To

  • BI and analytics leaders, especially those struggling with the paradoxes of data management in self-service organizations
  • Data architects, data integrators, and data governance professionals
  • Anyone interested in data as a service and self-service analytics
  • Everyone who needs to evolve governance practices to work in the self-service world

Technology Requirements

  • Computers with Excel and a text editor are needed for some portions of this content
  • The exercises are done as group work so it is not necessary for each individual to have a computer but every group will need to have at least one
  • The ideal group size is 4 to 5 people

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Yvonne Baho

Yvonne M. Baho Director, Enterprise Learning
Phone: 978.582.7105
Email: ybaho@tdwi.org


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Yvonne Baho Yvonne M. Baho
Director, Enterprise Learning
Phone: 978.582.7105
E-mail: ybaho@tdwi.org
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