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  • CEOs Have Rosier View of Data Initiatives Than Rest of Management

    CEOs may have a very different -- and far more positive -- view of the current status and benefits of data initiatives than the rest of management in their organizations, according to a new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud23 Jan. 15 09:11
  • Study: High growth companies are better at analysing data

    The Economist Intelligence Unit has found a strong relationship between the growth of corporate earnings and companies’ use of data in strategic planning, with high growth companies performing better at analysis and use data for decision making.

    Written by Derek du Preez01 May 13 07:18
  • Data-Driven Companies Outperform Rivals Financially

    Working with and making business decisions based on data is good for your company's bottom line. Companies that have embraced a data-driven culture--rating themselves substantially ahead of their peers in their use of data--are three times more likely to rate themselves as substantially ahead of their peers in financial performance, according to findings by the Economist Intelligence Unit in a survey sponsored by Tableau Software.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud19 March 13 19:56
  • Using data feeds the bottom line says EIU

    There is a "clear link" between financial performance and the broad use of data by employees, according to research from the Economist Intelligence Unit.

    Written by Antony Savvas22 Feb. 13 08:06