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Executive Summary

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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