Keys to Driving Data Literacy Programs for Business Success w/ Piyanka Jain @AnalyticsQueen (Episode 111) #DataTalk

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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Piyanka Jain (President & CEO of Aryng) about ways they are helping organizations build a data culture, drive data literacy and focus on the KPIs that actually matter.

In this episode, she also shares:

  • Why many companies fail when launching data literacy programs for employees
  • How to deal with data skeptics (and ways to turn them into data enthusiasts) [video clip]
  • Steps for building a data literacy program that will be embraced by employees and executives
  • Ways to tie your data literacy program to KPIs that have business impact [video clip]
  • What to do before launching a new data science project (and how to determine value)
  • Three strategic questions you need to ask to drive business growth
  • Why building a data-driven corporate culture requires executive sponsorship [video clip]
  • And much more …

About Piyanka Jain

Piyanka Jain is the President and CEO of Aryng, an analytics consulting company focused on analytics training, consulting and recruiting. Her client list includes companies like Google, Box, Here, Applied Materials, Abbott Labs, and GE. As a highly regarded industry thought leader in analytics, she writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review, InsideHR, and other publications. She has been a featured speaker at American Marketing Association conferences, Microsoft Modern Workplace, Predictive Analytics World, Growth Hacker TV, GigaOm, Google Analytics User Conference and more.

In 15+ years as an analytics leader, she has had a $200M+ demonstrated impact on business. A gifted problem solver, she seeks out patterns and insights to drive change in her clients’ organizations and impact top levers of business. She considers customer satisfaction, empowerment and positive engagement as the highest rewards, and dollar impact as a natural consequence. Her best seller book ‘Behind Every Good Decision’ is an actionable guide for business managers on data-driven decision-making through business analytics.

She has two master’s degrees with theses involving applied mathematics and statistics. A hiker, runner, and yogi, she lives in Sunnyvale, California.

Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Learn more about how her team is helping build data literacy for organizations here.

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