A strategic guide for redefining the way business is done
Everywhere you turn, people are talking about the revolutionary potential of big data in combination with the latest digital technologies. Yet most organizations struggle to unlock this potential, as a growing number of digital-native competitors redefine the way business is done.
This program demystifies the world of big data by providing a practical strategic guide for planning and implementing a digital transformation program. Examine how data can influence your organization’s value proposition. Develop an agile performance approach to achieve actionable results. Prepare to implement a performance strategy that can propel your organization forward in today’s digitally-charged environment.
Delivered self-paced online over 4 weeks, the program includes two live 1.5 hour online sessions each week. Average study time per week is about 6-8 hours, including live sessions.
Our online programs are structured to provide a positive learning environment that will enable you to interact with the content and other participants, as well as with the online instructor. All of our instructors are experienced industry professionals who will provide feedback and guidance as you navigate through the content.
This program is for business managers and senior leaders who seek to improve their understanding of data analytics and the cultural, operational and technical issues they need to address as they prepare to launch and lead a digital transformation program.
Benefits for you
Understand the language of big data analytics
Know what it means to be a “data-driven organization” and the change it demands
Align common types of data analytics with your business priorities
Apply a structured process for planning and leading a digital transformation program
Diagnose the cultural and operational change requirements for digital transformation
Avoid common barriers to realizing the full potential of data analytics
Identify relevant legal and ethical responsibilities
Recognize the purpose and key tenants of data governance
The promise and challenges of big data analytics
The cultural transformation of becoming a data-driven organization
The purpose of a data strategy and how to create one
Preparing the organization for digital transformation
Applying design thinking to establish strategic focus and alignment
Understanding and prioritizing different types of data analytics
Aligning people and technology development priorities
Turning data insights Into business actions
Legal and ethical responsibilities
The role of data governance and how it is applied
Jonathan is a passionate thought leader with 20 years of experience working at the intersection of strategy, technology and design. He was a founding member of the corporate transformation office at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment that guided the organization's digital transformation. Previously he led digital product development and design in support of strategic planning at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. An active educator and online facilitator, he speaks regularly at industry events internationally.