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How data analytics can transform business decisions

by Mike Jones in Data Analytics 13/08/2019

For years data analytics has been regarded as a valuable tool for businesses to enhance their marketing strategies. What has become more clear in recent years is how data can be applied to multiple sections of a business and improve overall performance and management. Today, data is applied to many systems across public and private sectors, enabling teams to use data to streamline workflows and identify errors.
Collecting data on customers and applying machine learning, businesses can gain a clearer understanding of how each customer behaves on their website. This information is critical in determining how effective your website platform is and enable businesses to optimize their technology to create a better overall experience. Businesses can become more intuitive, creating a custom user experience, delivering a website that is unique to each user.

Data can also support businesses in improving their workflow and enhancing employee performance. Through a clearer idea of employee performance, HR teams can gain a detailed insight into how employees utilize their working day and identify opportunities to improve work efficiency. This type of methodology is also very useful for financial businesses in monitoring and detecting and fraudulent activity.

Data in the public sector

Public sector and government agencies can utilize data analytics to support a number of common challenges, improve the efficiency of their operations and save money. Data analysis can support agencies in creating public policies and offer clear service to measure the success of each policy.

Data and Decision Making

Utilizing new data streams can support decision making in businesses and overall improve business performance. The effectiveness of data in enhancing management has resulted in a transition in how businesses operate. With continued improvement in data analytics and innovative technology, we will continue to see a greater demand for skilled, talented data analytical professionals. As more companies begin to understand the real value of data and analytics demand for new services will rise and technology companies will likely create a number of new and improved services that enable businesses to collect, analyze and apply their own data sources.