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Data Strategy

Data Strategy

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/01/2021

BRONZE RUNNER UP: Axiom Awards 2018 - Business Technology Category Less than 0.5 per cent of all data is currently analyzed and used. However, business leaders and managers cannot afford to be unconcerned or sceptical about data. Data is revolutionizing the way we work and it is the companies that view data as a strategic asset that will survive and thrive. Data Strategy is a must-have guide to creating a robust data strategy. Explaining how to identify your strategic data needs, what methods to use to collect the data and, most importantly, how to translate your data into organizational insights for improved business decision-making and performance, this is essential reading for anyone aiming to leverage the value of their business data and gain competitive advantage. Packed with case studies and real-world examples, advice on how to build data competencies in an organization and crucial coverage of how to ensure your data doesn't become a liability, Data Strategy will equip any organization with the tools and strategies it needs to profit from Big Data, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Data-Driven HR

Data-Driven HR

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/01/2021

FINALIST: Business Book Awards 2019 - HR and Management Category Traditionally seen as a purely people function unconcerned with numbers, HR is now uniquely placed to use company data to drive performance, both of the people in the organization and the organization as a whole. Data-Driven HR is a practical guide which enables HR professionals to leverage the value of the vast amount of data available at their fingertips. Covering how to identify the most useful sources of data, collect information in a transparent way that is in line with data protection requirements and turn this data into tangible insights, this book marks a turning point for the HR profession. Covering all the key elements of HR including recruitment, employee engagement, performance management, wellbeing and training, Data-Driven HR examines the ways data can contribute to organizational success by, among other things, optimizing processes, driving performance and improving HR decision making. Packed with case studies and real-life examples, this is essential reading for all HR professionals looking to make a measurable difference in their organizations.

The Intelligence Revolution

The Intelligence Revolution

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay. No longer confined to the world of science fiction, AI has infiltrated the mainstream and is the new electricity for business. Bestselling author, Bernard Marr, shows you how to harness and integrate it with your business strategy. We all know about driverless cars, automated production lines and chatbots but how do you ensure your business keeps up and where do you start? Bestselling author and strategy guru, Bernard Marr, argues that AI absolutely applies to your business and explains how to design an AI strategy that will guarantee its success. The Intelligence Revolution explores the opportunities and challenges that come with this monumental new taskforce that is defining the new standards of business. Guiding us through intelligent products, services and work processes, The Intelligence Revolution illustrates how new technologies are impacting customer experience, product and service design and work efficiency. Bernard Marr delights us with fascinating case studies of businesses excelling at maximizing the potential of AI like Netflix, Autodesk, Disney, Rolls Royce and Amazon. Don't be left behind. Instead, discover how to turbocharge your business.

The Intelligence Revolution

The Intelligence Revolution

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/08/2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay. No longer confined to the world of science fiction, AI has infiltrated the mainstream and is the new electricity for business. Bestselling author, Bernard Marr, shows you how to harness and integrate it with your business strategy. We all know about driverless cars, automated production lines and chatbots but how do you ensure your business keeps up and where do you start? Bestselling author and strategy guru, Bernard Marr, argues that AI absolutely applies to your business and explains how to design an AI strategy that will guarantee its success. The Intelligence Revolution explores the opportunities and challenges that come with this monumental new taskforce that is defining the new standards of business. Guiding us through intelligent products, services and work processes, The Intelligence Revolution illustrates how new technologies are impacting customer experience, product and service design and work efficiency. Bernard Marr delights us with fascinating case studies of businesses excelling at maximizing the potential of AI like Netflix, Autodesk, Disney, Rolls Royce and Amazon. Don't be left behind. Instead, discover how to turbocharge your business.

Tech Trends in Practice

Tech Trends in Practice

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2020

Discover how 25 powerful technology trends are transforming 21st century businesses How will the latest technologies transform your business? Future Tech Trends in Practice will give you the knowledge of today's most important technology trends, and how to take full advantage of them to grow your business. The book presents25 real-world technology trends along with their potential contributions to organisational success. You'll learn how to integrate existing advancements and plan for those that are on the way. In this book, best-selling author, strategic business advisor, and respected futurist Bernard Marr explains the role of technology in providing innovative businesses solutions for companies of varying sizes and across different industries. He covers wide-ranging trends and provides an overview of how companies are using these new and emerging technologies in practice. You, too, can prepare your company for the potential and power of trending technology by examining these and other areas of innovation described in Future Tech Trends in Practice Artificial intelligence, including machine and deep learning The Internet of Things and the rise of smart devices Self-driving cars and autonomous drones 3D printing and additive manufacturing Blockchain technology Genomics and gene editing Augmented, virtual and mixed reality When you understand the technology trends that are driving success, now and into the future, you'll be better positioned to address and solve problems within your organisation.

Kunstliche Intelligenz in Unternehmen

Kunstliche Intelligenz in Unternehmen

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2020

Artificial Intelligence in Practice

Artificial Intelligence in Practice

Author: Bernard Marr, Matt Ward Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/04/2019

Cyber-solutions to real-world business problems Artificial Intelligence in Practice is a fascinating look into how companies use AI and machine learning to solve problems. Presenting 50 case studies of actual situations, this book demonstrates practical applications to issues faced by businesses around the globe. The rapidly evolving field of artificial intelligence has expanded beyond research labs and computer science departments and made its way into the mainstream business environment. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are cited as the most important modern business trends to drive success. It is used in areas ranging from banking and finance to social media and marketing. This technology continues to provide innovative solutions to businesses of all sizes, sectors and industries. This engaging and topical book explores a wide range of cases illustrating how businesses use AI to boost performance, drive efficiency, analyse market preferences and many others. Best-selling author and renowned AI expert Bernard Marr reveals how machine learning technology is transforming the way companies conduct business. This detailed examination provides an overview of each company, describes the specific problem and explains how AI facilitates resolution. Each case study provides a comprehensive overview, including some technical details as well as key learning summaries: Understand how specific business problems are addressed by innovative machine learning methods Explore how current artificial intelligence applications improve performance and increase efficiency in various situations Expand your knowledge of recent AI advancements in technology Gain insight on the future of AI and its increasing role in business and industry Artificial Intelligence in Practice: How 50 Successful Companies Used Artificial Intelligence to Solve Problems is an insightful and informative exploration of the transformative power of technology in 21st century commerce.

Data-Driven HR

Data-Driven HR

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2018

FINALIST: Business Book Awards 2019 - HR and Management Category Traditionally seen as a purely people function unconcerned with numbers, HR is now uniquely placed to use company data to drive performance, both of the people in the organization and the organization as a whole. Data-Driven HR is a practical guide which enables HR professionals to leverage the value of the vast amount of data available at their fingertips. Covering how to identify the most useful sources of data, collect information in a transparent way that is in line with data protection requirements and turn this data into tangible insights, this book marks a turning point for the HR profession. Covering all the key elements of HR including recruitment, employee engagement, performance management, wellbeing and training, Data-Driven HR examines the ways data can contribute to organizational success by, among other things, optimizing processes, driving performance and improving HR decision making. Packed with case studies and real-life examples, this is essential reading for all HR professionals looking to make a measurable difference in their organizations.

Data Strategy

Data Strategy

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2017

BRONZE RUNNER UP: Axiom Awards 2018 - Business Technology Category Less than 0.5 per cent of all data is currently analyzed and used. However, business leaders and managers cannot afford to be unconcerned or sceptical about data. Data is revolutionizing the way we work and it is the companies that view data as a strategic asset that will survive and thrive. Data Strategy is a must-have guide to creating a robust data strategy. Explaining how to identify your strategic data needs, what methods to use to collect the data and, most importantly, how to translate your data into organizational insights for improved business decision-making and performance, this is essential reading for anyone aiming to leverage the value of their business data and gain competitive advantage. Packed with case studies and real-world examples, advice on how to build data competencies in an organization and crucial coverage of how to ensure your data doesn't become a liability, Data Strategy will equip any organization with the tools and strategies it needs to profit from Big Data, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Perspectives on Intellectual Capital

Perspectives on Intellectual Capital

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/12/2016

Perspectives on Intellectual Capital bridges the disciplinary gaps and facilitates knowledge transfer across disciplines, featuring views on intellectual capital from the fields of accounting, strategy, marketing, human resource management, operations management, information systems, and economics. It also offers interdisciplinary views on intellectual capital from the perspectives of public policy, knowledge management and epistemology. By analyzing the various perspectives, Editor Bernard Marr is able to present a truly comprehensive understanding of what intellectual capital is, including the state of the art thinking about it in each discipline, the common key trends, and the trajectories for future developments, learning, and practice. Contributors include many of the leading thinkers in their respective disciplines: Mie Augier and David Teece on the Economic Perspective, Bernard Marr and Goran Roos on the Strategy Perspective, Baruch Lev, Leandro Canibano, and Bernard Marr on the Accounting Perspective; Sudi Sudarsanam, Ghulam Sorwar, and Bernard Marr on the Finance Perspective; Jan Mourtisen, Per Nikolaj Bukh, and Bernard Marr on the Reporting Perspective; Lisa Fernstrom on the Marketing Perspective; Ulf Johanson on the HR Perspective; L. Martin Clotier and E. Richard Gold on the Legal Perspective; Partick H. Sullivan on the Intellectual Property Perspective; Giovanni Schiuma, Antonio Lerro, and Daniela Carlucci on the Interfirm Perspective; Ahmed Bounfour and Leif Edvinsson on the Public Policy Perspective; J-C Spender and Bernard Marr on a Knowledge-Based Perspective; Goran Roos on An Epistemology Perpsective. Foreword by Robert Grant. Bernard Marr is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Business Performance at Cranfield School of Management, UK, and Visiting Professor, University of Basilicata, Italy.

Big Data in Practice

Big Data in Practice

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/04/2016

The best-selling author of Big Data is back, this time with a unique and in-depth insight into how specific companies use big data. Big data is on the tip of everyone's tongue. Everyone understands its power and importance, but many fail to grasp the actionable steps and resources required to utilise it effectively. This book fills the knowledge gap by showing how major companies are using big data every day, from an up-close, on-the-ground perspective. From technology, media and retail, to sport teams, government agencies and financial institutions, learn the actual strategies and processes being used to learn about customers, improve manufacturing, spur innovation, improve safety and so much more. Organised for easy dip-in navigation, each chapter follows the same structure to give you the information you need quickly. For each company profiled, learn what data was used, what problem it solved and the processes put it place to make it practical, as well as the technical details, challenges and lessons learned from each unique scenario. * Learn how predictive analytics helps Amazon, Target, John Deere and Apple understand their customers * Discover how big data is behind the success of Walmart, LinkedIn, Microsoft and more * Learn how big data is changing medicine, law enforcement, hospitality, fashion, science and banking * Develop your own big data strategy by accessing additional reading materials at the end of each chapter

Key Business Analytics: The 60+ tools every manager needs to turn data into insights

Key Business Analytics: The 60+ tools every manager needs to turn data into insights

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2016

Key Business Analytics will help managers apply tools to turn data into insights that help them better understand their customers, optimize their internal processes and identify cost savings and growth opportunities. It includes analysis techniques within the following categories: Financial analytics - cashflow, profitability, sales forecasts Market analytics - market size, market trends, marketing channels Customer analytics - customer lifetime values, social media, customer needs Employee analytics - capacity, performance, leadership Operational analytics - supply chains, competencies, environmental impact Bare business analytics - sentiments, text, correlations Each tool will follow the bestselling Key format of being 5-6 pages long, broken into short sharp advice on the essentials: What is it? When should I use it? How do I use it? Tips and pitfalls Further reading This essential toolkit also provides an invaluable section on how to gather original data yourself through surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc.

Managing and Delivering Performance

Managing and Delivering Performance

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2016

Performance management is at the top of agendas in most government and public organizations, as well as many not-for-profit organizations. In this follow up to his successful book, Strategic Performance Management, the author focuses on the unique challenges public sector organizations face when tackling the issues of strategic performance management. Drawing on his extensive experience of working with numerous government, public sector, and not-for-profit organizations over the author covers: * The context of decision making in the public sector * The significance of the use of budgeting for performance management, and the impact of performance measurements on budgets * A huge range of underpinning cases and examples from the public sector, including cases on the Home Office and the NHS in the UK, and the US Air Force For senior executives in the public sector and government, and for faculty and students in the field this is the authoritative strategic level treatment of this fast-growing area.

Big Data For Small Business For Dummies

Big Data For Small Business For Dummies

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2016

Capitalise on big data to add value to your small business Written by bestselling author and big data expert Bernard Marr, Big Data For Small Business For Dummies helps you understand what big data actually is and how you can analyse and use it to improve your business. Free of confusing jargon and complemented with lots of step-by-step guidance and helpful advice, it quickly and painlessly helps you get the most from using big data in a small business. Business data has been around for a long time. Unfortunately, it was trapped away in overcrowded filing cabinets and on archaic floppy disks. Now, thanks to technology and new tools that display complex databases in a much simpler manner, small businesses can benefit from the big data that's been hiding right under their noses. With the help of this friendly guide, you'll discover how to get your hands on big data to develop new offerings, products and services; understand technological change; create an infrastructure; develop strategies; and make smarter business decisions. * Shows you how to use big data to make sense of user activity on social networks and customer transactions * Demonstrates how to capture, store, search, share, analyse and visualise analytics * Helps you turn your data into actionable insights * Explains how to use big data to your advantage in order to transform your small business If you're a small business owner or employee, Big Data For Small Business For Dummies helps you harness the hottest commodity on the market today in order to take your company to new heights.

Key Business Analytics, Travel Edition - better understand customers, identify cost savings and growth opportunities

Key Business Analytics, Travel Edition - better understand customers, identify cost savings and growth opportunities

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2015

Key Business Analytics will help managers apply tools to turn data into insights that help them better understand their customers, optimize their internal processes and identify cost savings and growth opportunities. It includes analysis techniques within the following categories: Financial analytics - cashflow, profitability, sales forecasts Market analytics - market size, market trends, marketing channels Customer analytics - customer lifetime values, social media, customer needs Employee analytics - capacity, performance, leadership Operational analytics - supply chains, competencies, environmental impact Bare business analytics - sentiments, text, correlations Each tool will follow the bestselling Key format of being 5-6 pages long, broken into short sharp advice on the essentials: What is it? When should I use it? How do I use it? Tips and pitfalls Further reading This essential toolkit also provides an invaluable section on how to gather original data yourself through surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc.

Key Performance Indicators For Dummies

Key Performance Indicators For Dummies

Author: Bernard Marr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2015

A complete guide to using KPIs to drive organisational performance Is your business on track to achieve success? Key Performance Indicators For Dummies covers the essential KPIs that are useful to all kinds of businesses, and includes more than 100 different ways leaders can monitor and drive performance in their organisations. This book helps managers understand the crucial KPIs that should be implemented for all different aspects of the organisation, including financial performance, operational and internal processes, sales and marketing, customer satisfaction and more. Good KPIs should be unique to every business, as every business has different objectives. To meet this need, the book provides tools and templates that leaders can use to develop unique KPIs that best suit their particular organisation or industry. * Learn to design KPIs that are unique to your business and fit closely to your strategic objectives * Determine which KPI questions you should be asking to achieve the right insights for your business * Learn the specific KPIs that are appropriate for different business circumstances * Turn KPIs into deep insights by mastering related reporting and communications practices KPIs are a crucial part of every manager's toolkit, and are essential for helping to monitor the execution of business strategies and measure results. Key Performance Indicators For Dummies moves beyond a basic discussion of what KPIs are, and why they are needed to provide a complete guide for learning to design and use specific KPIs to drive organisational performance.