Adopt Data Analytics for Efficiency and Success in Business

By Soko Directory Team / Published July 4, 2017 | 12:46 pm





By Amina Faki,

The proliferation of the internet and information technology has made analytics very relevant in the current age.

So what is data analytics? It is a process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision-making. Data analysis has multiple facets and approaches, encompassing diverse techniques under a variety of names, in a different business, science, and social science domains.

Data analytics helps organizations harness their data and use it to identify new opportunities. That, in turn, leads to smarter business moves, more efficient operations, higher profits and happier customers.

 

Below are some of the beneficial factors that associate with data analytics in a business:

Improves performance: Data Analytics paints a clearer picture of what is working and what is not.

Provides faster, more accurate decisions: it enables businesses to stay on top of the market by revealing customer sentiments towards their company, as well as their competitors. Making sound decisions may also impact the functioning of the whole organization. Therefore, business analytics can help improve profitability of the business, increase market share and revenue and provide better return to a shareholder

Minimize risks: Offers valuable insights to help the business make the right choices based on performance, consumer behaviors and trends.

Today’s global supply chains face a tremendous amount of risk. From unreliable transportation, volatile costs in supplies, manufacturing/quality failures, too unpredictable events like natural disasters, it’s incredibly difficult to gain the insights needed to reduce your risk.

Sparks change and innovation: Allows business to find out exactly what consumers want and need from them.

Provides valuable insights: Shows how a business is doing by monitoring the web and social media chatter.

Provides a competitive advantage to companies: In this digital age flow of information is almost equal to all the players. It is how this information is utilized makes the company competitive. Business analytics combines available data with various well thought models to improve business decisions.




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