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The Ethics of Wielding an Analytical Hammer

Organizations need maturity around analytics, including a better distinction between what “could” and what “should” be done.


What Email Reveals About Your Organization

Email archive data presents patterns that managers can use to improve organizational performance.


Viewing Data as a Liquid Asset

Can data assets be used as currency for financial transactions?


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Support for the Data & Analytics topic provided in part by:

MIT SMR's Global Research on Analytics


The Talent Dividend

The 2015 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS finds that talent management is critical to realizing analytics benefits.


The Analytics Mandate

The 2014 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS finds that an analytics culture offers better outcomes.


From Value to Vision: Reimagining the Possible with Data Analytics

The 2013 Data & Analytics Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS details the emergence of Analytical Innovators.


Data & Analytics Interviews

Our interviews with data practitioners from Cathay Pacific airlines, General Mills, Coca Cola and more explore how organizations are utilizing data for better decision making in the real world.

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Innovating with Airborne Analytics

Airline Cathay Pacific incorporates data into all its operations to make decision making more efficient. But experience counts, too.

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Telling Data’s Story With Graphics

Graphic presentations of data are making it easier for sales people to see how they’re performing.

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Recent Videos and Webinars


Participant Questions From the Recent “Internet of Things” Webinar

Should an international organization be required to take control of uniting the Internet of Things (IoT) into one system?


The Analytics Talent Dividend

An authors’ briefing and Q&A on the findings from the MIT SMR/SAS 2015 global study on data and analytics.


On the Care and Feeding of Your Analytics Talent

A panel of experts discusses how to attract and manage analytics talent for best results.


Participant Questions from the Recent Data & Analytics Webinar

We answer three questions about the findings in our recent Big Idea Initiative research report, “The Talent Dividend.”

Data Collaboration in Supply Networks

Sharing Supply Chain Data in the Digital Era

September 15, 2015 | Michael Hu and Sean T. Monahan

Effectively managing and coordinating supply chains will increasingly require new approaches to data transparency and collaboration. Supply chains in coming years will become even more “networked” than they are today — with significant portions of strategic assets and core capabilities externally sourced and coordinated. Already, progressive companies are developing novel solutions to the dilemma of data transparency by using data “cleanrooms” and digital marketplaces.


Succeeding in the Sharing Economy

"The sharing economy is gaining ground, fundamentally altering how people own and consume," write Kurt Matzler et al. in "Adapting to the Sharing Economy." "Network technologies, social and collaborative software and the changing habits of consumers are all abetting this growing movement."

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Adapting to the Sharing Economy

New strategies are helping companies embrace “collaborative consumption” and the "sharing economy."

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Blog Posts, Videos, Articles and More

Animated Infographic from Data Report

The Talent Dividend: Interactive Infographic

August 21, 2015 | Deborah Gallagher

An interactive infographic from MIT SMR’s content collaborator, SAS, and its partner site,, highlights findings from the 2015 data and analytics research report, The Talent Dividend. The animated infographic illustrates several key stats from the report, including findings on finding, acquiring and managing analytics talent, and on changes to how companies are leveraging analytics for competitive advantage.