The Data-Driven Leader

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  • 17 Books | 13h 26m
  • 5 Audiobooks | 27h 42m 22s
 
Leaders face a variety of influences when making decisions that impact their organization. Good leaders know how to leverage data to guide them in leading their organization in the right direction.

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Data-driven Leadership
Good leaders are defined by the decisions they make, and the best decisions are based on solid, quantifiable evidence; the kind of evidence provided by solid data and analytics. With the proper metrics and data analysis in place, leaders can make fact-based decisions that lead to success. In this course, you'll learn data-driven leadership and how to build a data-driven culture in your organization. You'll discover how to leverage data to improve business performance, avoid falling prey to cognitive biases, and explore best practices for leading data-driven initiatives.
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Leaders Don't Hide Behind Data
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how managers have turned digital tools into a crutch and we need leaders who focus on human connection instead.
book Duration 4m book Authors By Seth Godin

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Top-Down Leadership for Data: Seven Ways to Get Started
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review leaders can initiate successful data strategies by focusing on data quality, building organizational capabilities, and putting data to work in new ways.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Thomas C. Redman

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why Chief Data Officers Must Assume Leadership for Data Success
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review Chief data officers need to be equipped with the right tools and support so they can execute on the company's data vision.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Randy Bean

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Leading With Decision-Driven Data Analytics
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review data analysts often fail to produce insights for making effective business decisions, but that's not their fault. Leaders need to make sure that data analytics is decision-driven.
book Duration 6m book Authors By Bart de Langhe, Stefano Puntoni

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Four Storytelling Techniques to Bring Your Data to Life
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review explains how leaders can bring a richer, more human understanding to the problem that the data reveals and better understand the opportunities it presents.
book Duration 3m book Authors By Nancy Duarte

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Accelerate Access to Data and Analytics With AI
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review how to locate and use data insights is a major Big Data bottleneck. A potential solution: AI systems that compress employees' learning curves.
book Duration 3m book Authors By Sam Ransbotham

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How Large Companies Can Grow Their Data and Analytics Talent
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review tells the Companies need to identify the type of talent they need in order to become data-driven.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Thomas H. Davenport

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Empowering a Data Culture From the Inside Out
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review transforming a company into a truly data-driven business involves fundamental organizational changes.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Jonathan Tudor, interviewed by Ally MacDonald

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Getting Serious About Data and Data Science
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how companies need to shift goals, muster resources, and align people in order to implement successful data programs.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Thomas C. Redman, Thomas H. Davenport

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why Smart Companies Are Giving Customers More Data
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how companies are discovering the benefits of data wrapping - packaging their products with data analytics features and experiences that delight customers and increase profitability.
book Duration 6m book Authors By Barbara H. Wixom, Killian Farrell, Ronny M. Schüritz

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Data Science for Business Growth
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn what role data science plays in the success of a business, if your company is getting the most out of its data, and how artificial intelligence and augmented reality factor into the future of data science.
book Duration 23m book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

Book Summary

The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact Through People Analytics
In The Data Driven Leader, the authors examine utilizing data to increase performance - through the lens of human resources. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By David Swanson, Jenny Dearborn

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Data Crush: How the Information Tidal Wave is Driving New Business Opportunities
Data Crush is a unique guide for staying ahead of the game in the new information age. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 9m book Authors By Christopher Surdak

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Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science
In Big Data MBA, author Bill Schmarzo reveals how to orient yourself to the Big Data future and start thinking like a data scientist. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 11m book Authors By Bill Schmarzo

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The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact Through People Analytics
Most organizations capture and report data, but data is useless without analysis that leads to action. This clear, accessible, and hands-on guide shows you how to use this tremendous asset to lead your organization higher.
book Duration 2h 38m book Authors By David Swanson, Jenny Dearborn

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Leading with AI and Analytics: Build Your Data Science IQ to Drive Business Value
Written for anyone in a leadership or management role-from C-level/unit team managers to rising talent-this powerful, hands-on guide meets today's growing need for real-world tools to lead and succeed with data.
book Duration 5h 44m book Authors By Eric Anderson, Florian Zettelmeyer

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Leading Complex Projects: A Data-Driven Approach to Mastering the Human Side of Project Management
Based on a groundbreaking study of complex industrial projects around the world, this book describes a revolutionary new approach to project analysis that, for the first time, succinctly measures project outcomes in terms of project leadership and associated human factors.
book Duration 3h 24m book Authors By Edward W. Merrow, Neeraj S. Nandurdikar
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

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Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight
In his book, Data Smart, author John W. Foreman explains how you can transform raw, meaningless data into information that provides insights into your business. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 23m 53s audiobook Authors By John W. Foreman

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Data Strategy: How to Profit from a World of Big Data, Analytics and the Internet of Things
Data Strategy examines how "big data" and the Internet of Things (IoT) provide business leaders with opportunities for gaining a competitive advantage. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 21m 13s audiobook Authors By Bernard Marr

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Data Driven Business Transformation: How Businesses Can Disrupt, Innovate and Stay Ahead of the Competition
This audio edition provides the insight, knowledge and focus you require to transform your business - unlocking the power of data and revealing its hidden value.
audiobook Duration 9h 40s audiobook Authors By Caroline Carruthers, Peter Jackson

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Info We Trust: How to Inspire the World with Data
This audio edition shows how to arrange data into stories that deliver insights and inspiration.
audiobook Duration 7h 7m 53s audiobook Authors By RJ Andrews

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Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight
In this audio edition, how does one exactly do data science? John Foreman will teach how you how it's done within the familiar environment of a spreadsheet.
audiobook Duration 10h 48m 43s audiobook Authors By John W. Foreman
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