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The Beginner’s Guide to Making Data Driven Decisions

The Beginner’s Guide to Making Data Driven Decisions

Decisions, decisions, decisions. They can help a business grow. They can halt a business’s growth. They can even destroy a company. Sure, that may sound a bit extreme, but consider the snowballing effect years of bad decisions can have on a company. Spoiler alert: It’s not good. There is more data...

6 Tips to Sustain a Culture of Accountability

6 Tips to Sustain a Culture of Accountability

If you’ve been following our blog, and you should be, you’ve learned about creating a culture of accountability. You’ve also learned about working with Aspirant and other top management consulting firms in Pittsburgh to help you achieve organizational effectiveness. Good for you! You’re on the...

Data Analytics: More Than Numbers in a Spreadsheet

Data Analytics: More Than Numbers in a Spreadsheet

Businesses of all shapes and sizes rely on some sort of data and analysis to make their decisions. Where does the data come from? Is the data reliable? Who needs the data? What are we going to do with the data? These are just a few questions you should be able to answer about your current data...

What is the Difference Between Management and Leadership Consulting?

What is the Difference Between Management and Leadership Consulting?

There are all kinds of consultants willing to help take your business to the next level. While they all can usually lend a hand toward meeting your goals and objectives, sometimes picking the right kind of consultant can be confusing. Lucky for you there are several of us out there with various...

The Basics of Analytics and Information Management

The Basics of Analytics and Information Management

Over the past few weeks we’ve talked about topics like master data management, data integration and other key processes that ensure accurate data. However, we haven’t really talked about analytics and information management. Analytics are crucial to decision-making. Remember, though, analytics are...

Building Out A Bulletproof Master Data Management (MDM) Strategy

Building Out A Bulletproof Master Data Management (MDM) Strategy

Master Data Management is hardly a new concept. It can be a bit confusing, though. The idea behind MDM is to organize your data so the people who need it can access it without having to go looking for it. More and more businesses are realizing their data is a mess. Messy data hurts the company’s...

Two Missteps in Master Data Management and How to Avoid Them

Two Missteps in Master Data Management and How to Avoid Them

Managing your data should be easy. You should be able to access any sets of data you need to run in your business whenever you need it. It should be as simple as setting up an automated report, or just a few clicks and the information should be at your fingertips. It doesn’t always work out that...

The Benefits of a Master Data Management Project

The Benefits of a Master Data Management Project

Master data management is an intimidating project to tackle. However intimidating it may be, it’s absolutely necessary. MDM not only saves time, but it allows you and your team to operate at peak efficiency. The benefits far outweigh the intimidation. Here’s why.