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Why Is an Analytics Center of Excellence Important?
COEs Build Analytics Competency Throughout the Organization
COEs Ensure That Analytics Efforts Are Aligned with Business Strategy
COEs Provide a Centralized Pool of Resources for the Organization
COEs Standardize Analytics Approaches and Data Sources
What Is an Analytics Center of Excellence?
COE as a Catalyst
COE as a Program Management Office
COE as a Source of Analytics Expertise
COE as a Talent Pipeline
Who Are the Key Stakeholders?
How Can My Organization Take Advantage of an Analytics Center of Excellence?
Find Talent Inside and Outside the Organization
Define the Organizational Structure
Tackle the Low-Hanging Fruit
Define a Clear and Consistent Intake Process
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