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Analytics on Fire is your backstage pass inside the enterprise analytics and business intelligence world. Join your host BI author, speaker, and co-founder, Mico Yuk (BI Brainz) as she pulls back the curtain on what’s working right now in the enterprise analytics/business intelligence world and what is not. You’ll hear the inside scoop from experienced business leaders on how to plan, implement and gain true business value from your analytics dollars. Visit analyticsonfire.com to subscribe and get weekly insights and freebies!

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Analytics on Fire is your backstage pass inside the enterprise analytics and business intelligence world. Join your host BI author, speaker, and co-founder, Mico Yuk (BI Brainz) as she pulls back the curtain on what’s working right now in the enterprise analytics/business intelligence world and what is not. You’ll hear the inside scoop from experienced business leaders on how to plan, implement and gain true business value from your analytics dollars. Visit analyticsonfire.com to subscribe and get weekly insights and freebies!

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The Future of BI

By Kim_prov - Oct 24 2019
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I don’t have words for how much I love this podcast and Mico and team and the Facebook group of fellow #datastorytellers. I’ve learned SO MUCH. I continue to be inspired with every episode. This online community has helped me develop my local analytics community in Buffalo, NY, and I will be forever thankful!

Great information!

By clappy499 - Jun 07 2019
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This is a fantastic Podcast.

iTunes Ratings

35 Ratings
Average Ratings
23
8
0
3
1

The Future of BI

By Kim_prov - Oct 24 2019
Read more
I don’t have words for how much I love this podcast and Mico and team and the Facebook group of fellow #datastorytellers. I’ve learned SO MUCH. I continue to be inspired with every episode. This online community has helped me develop my local analytics community in Buffalo, NY, and I will be forever thankful!

Great information!

By clappy499 - Jun 07 2019
Read more
This is a fantastic Podcast.
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Analytics on Fire

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Analytics on Fire is your backstage pass inside the enterprise analytics and business intelligence world. Join your host BI author, speaker, and co-founder, Mico Yuk (BI Brainz) as she pulls back the curtain on what’s working right now in the enterprise analytics/business intelligence world and what is not. You’ll hear the inside scoop from experienced business leaders on how to plan, implement and gain true business value from your analytics dollars. Visit analyticsonfire.com to subscribe and get weekly insights and freebies!

Rank #1: 31: My top 10 BI User Adoption Hacks (part 1)

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I’m so nervous that my armpits are sweating! But I’m trying something new and different. Solo podcasts focused on topics that you voted you need help with.  Today’s topic is, My Top 10 BI User Adoption Hacks (Part 1). User adoption is a problem that most BI teams experience regardless of how great our dashboards perform or look, so I created a checklist of items that should evoke action.

 

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This exciting season of AOF is sponsored by our BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator 3-Day Live workshop. Our first workshop coming up on Sept 17-19 almost full and VIP is sold out! Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of three days, you'll leave with the tools and techniques to truly engage your users. Register today!

Enjoyed the Show? 

Please leave us a review on iTunes.

For all links and resources mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/31

Aug 01 2019

40mins

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Rank #2: 2: How to Sell Your BI Solution with Ross Wilson of McKesson

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We invited Ross to Analytics on Fire to talk about selling BI solutions, as well as his focus on some of the challenges and successes that he’s had in deploying analytics to his global user base at McKesson. In this candid discussion, we talk to Ross about what prompted Mckesson’s shift from IT to analytics and what that process of evolution looked like.  Ross also shares their biggest failures and successes along their analytics journey, and how he motivated his team to update their BI solutions and optimize their internal practices for delivering value.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1XTalKR

Mar 01 2016

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Rank #3: 27: How to be Data Informed, NOT Data-Driven w/ Ella Hilal at Shopify

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Are you data-informed or data driven? My guest this week, Ella Hilal, the Director of Data at Shopify explains exactly why being data-informed is more important than being data-driven. Ella works at Shopify, a unicorn company in Canada that handles over $100B per year in e-commerce transactions and is growing 60%+ year over year. Besides dealing with insane amounts of data, Ella is an award-winning professor with more accolades than we can list here. Listen as Ella clarifies what it means to be a leader, and explains why being data informed is to key to transforming your organizations' data culture! Golden nuggets galore here folks.. enjoy!

 

Sponsor

This exciting season of AOF is sponsored by our BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator 3-Day Live workshop. Our first workshop coming up from Sept 17-19 is 70% full! Join us and consider upgrading to a VIP. Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of three days, you'll leave with a clear BI delivery action plan. Register today!

Enjoyed the Show?

Please leave us a review on iTunes.

For all links and resources mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/27

Jun 26 2019

53mins

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Rank #4: 3: How to Go from 0 to 4 Dashboards in 5 Months with Matty Grygorcewicz of SA PowerNetworks

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While Matty’s success is no secret to the BI community in Australia and Singapore, we thought it would be great to start the year by inviting Matty to talk about how he applied our BI Dashboard Formula (BIDF) methodology to his analytics project and became a BI rock star and speaker in the process. He shares the gruesome details of how he went from struggling to implementing one dashboard, to deploying 4 dashboards in 5 months! You’ll hear about some of the biggest challenges he overcame in his BI Journey and analyze the lessons he’s learned along the way. You’ll get to hear how his success has allowed him to travel around the world to tell his inspiring story.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/1LaJcRT

Mar 08 2016

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Rank #5: 30: How to turn BI Naysayers into Super fans using BIDF w/ Ron Reago

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There’s no one else better qualified than myself, Mico Yuk, to turn BI naysayers into superfans using the BI Dashboard Formula (BIDF) methodology than today’s guest, Ron Reago. It’s his superpower!

I met Ron in June of 2012, and he’s the pinnacle of what our BIDF methodology can do for one's career and company. He’s BIDF's #1 global champion in the world, a low-key but well-respected oil/gas executive and a super-smart leader. In this epic episode of AoF, Ron candidly shares his successes and failures in BI, and how you too can turn doubtful users into raving fans by changing 'the story'. So much knowledge bombs.. enjoy!

Sponsor

This exciting season of AOF is sponsored by our BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator 3-Day Live workshop. Our first workshop coming up on Sept 17-19 almost full! Join us and consider upgrading to a VIP. Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of three days, you'll leave with a clear BI delivery action plan. Register today!

Enjoyed the Show?

Please leave us a review on iTunes.

For all links and resources mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/30

Jul 18 2019

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Rank #6: 4: Why BI Teams Must Learn to Love Excel to Survive with Mayank Misra of Pfizer

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On this episode of Analytics on Fire podcast, we invited Mayank to talk about the business activation of technology. We discuss the paradigm shift that has made Mayank successful at focusing on the business activation of technology and the business user. He shares how he took that step back to redefine his personal goals and role as a technologist to that of a practitioner delivering value back to the business.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/22dCQsH

Mar 15 2016

35mins

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Rank #7: 32: My top 10 BI User Adoption Hacks (part 2)

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What did you think of my very first solo podcast? If you haven’t listened to it yet, go to Analytics on Fire - 31: My Top BI User Adoption Hacks (Part 1).

Today is Part 2, where I wrap up my list of top BI User Adoption hacks to help you be successful. Use adoption is the only KPI that BI teams should be focused on IMO. Enjoy and I'd love your feedback!

Sponsor

This exciting season of AOF is sponsored by our BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator 3-Day Live workshop. Our first workshop coming up on Sept 17-19 almost full and VIP is sold out! Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of three days, you'll leave with the tools and techniques to truly engage your users. Register today

Enjoyed the Show? 

Please leave us a review on iTunes.

For all links and resources mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/32

Aug 14 2019

21mins

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Rank #8: 10: What Does it take to Survive in the New BI World w/ Greg Davey of gdBI

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Don’t miss this unique interview and this incredible opportunity to find out how after 25 years in BI field, Greg was completely open to rethinking his BI implementation approach and create a highly-successful dashboard for the government of South Australia.

In This Episode, You'll Learn:
  • Greg’s extensive experience and background in BI space. (5:20)
  • How Greg was willing to change his mindset to achieve BI Success.
  • The step-by-step methods he used to make his BI Dashboard project successful. (11:38)
  • How he took his customer from classic reports to powerful BI Dashboards.
  • How to overcome the challenges of getting executive buy-in. (16:10)
  • How one change to this requirements-gathering workshop changed everything.
  • Why Word docs are no longer the right documentation.
  • What BI consultants need to embrace the new BI world.
  • Why empathy is a key factor to success.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/10

May 03 2016

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Rank #9: 25: From Gartner BI Magic Quadrant Author to Chief Data Strategy Officer w/ Cindi Howson of ThoughtSpot

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Ever wonder about the masterminds that create the famous Gartner Analytics and BI Magic Quadrant? Meet Cindi Howson, former VP at Gartner and current Chief Data Strategy Officer at ThoughSpot. Cindi’s unorthodox start in the BI world and quick rise to well-known author, BI Scorecard creator and go to for the media, is nothing short of spectacular. Find out why Cindi is one of the most inspirational and well-known women in BI!

Sponsor

This exciting season of AOF is sponsored by our BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator 3-Day Live workshops. Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of two days, you’ll leave with a clear BI delivery action plan for your BI team.  Join us!

Enjoyed the Show?

Please leave us a review on iTunes.

For all links and resources mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/25

Jun 13 2019

56mins

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Rank #10: 24: How to go from Data Pro to Chief Data Storyteller with Ryan Deeds of Assurex Global

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Are you a data professional struggling to influence others with your data savvy? Wondering what may be missing? If you're one of those data professionals who is seeking a proven way to influence your users and win their trust, this BI masterclass is for you! Ryan Deeds, a classified BI 'rockstar', is yet another example of an 'action taker' who took our BI Data Storytelling Mastery workshop and completely transformed his career. Today, Ryan is the VP of Data Technology at Assurex Global, but he didn't start out there! Listen to how Ryan went from a normal data professional to a chief data storyteller in a few months!

 

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This exciting season of AOF is sponsored by our BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator 2-Day Live workshops. Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of two days, you’ll leave with a clear BI delivery action plan for your BI team.  Join us!

Enjoyed the Show?

Please leave us a review on iTunes.

For all links and resources mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/24

Jun 05 2019

46mins

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Rank #11: 5: How to Build a Successful BI COE: Lessons from Cisco's Data Visualization Leaders

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We invited Gregory and Kevin to the Analytics on Fire podcast to share a fascinating story about data visualization and the community that they’ve created around it. They share the details of the process of building and growing Cisco’s very own internal data visualization community, as well as the successes and challenges they have encountered on their journey.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/5

Mar 22 2016

36mins

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Rank #12: 28: How to become an Analytics Social Media Rockstar w/ Kate Strachnyi

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Are you still struggling to create and build a good social media presence in the data space? This week, I talk with real-life data analytics and BI rockstar, Kate Strachnyi. Kate is a Program Manager and Consultant of Data Analytics, as well as an author, blogger, and LinkedIn “Top-Voice” in data analytics with well over 50,000+ followers. In this knowledge filled BI masterclass, Kate teaches you the importance of social media and the exact steps you can take to up your social media game and become a rockstar!

Sponsor

This exciting season of AOF is sponsored by our BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator 3-Day Live workshop. Our first workshop coming up from Sept 17-19 is 75% full! Join us and consider upgrading to a VIP. Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of three days, you'll leave with a clear BI delivery action plan. Register today!

Enjoyed the Show?

Please leave us a review on iTunes.

For all links and resources mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/28

Jul 03 2019

51mins

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Rank #13: 7: Case Study: How One Team's Big Data Investment Paid Off with Naveen Narra of TE Connectivity

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Today’s episode of Analytics of Fire is an incredible case study with the Senior Manager for Business Analytics and Big Data Solutions for TE Connectivity (previously Tyco Electronics), Naveen Narra, on how their company's Big Data investment paid off in a big way. If you’re in the process of elevating your organization's BI, this episode is for you!

In This Episode, You'll Learn:
  • Naveen’s background and what TE Connectivity does as a business.
  • The BI solutions Naveen and his team were exploring to get quick wins.
  • Their “Secret Sauce” to simplify and solve complex problems for the business user.
  • What they discovered from 40+ interviews with key business executives and business power users.
  • Their biggest game-changer – their innovative way of using reporting.
  • How he prioritizes projects and which problems to solve, and how he presents them to the leadership.
  • Two important things he did from the get-go to improve the overall engagement.
  • How they branded and marketed their BI solution.
  • Their transition process from old-school business intelligence reports to building interactive analytics.
  • The importance of how you design user experience and interface.
  • The 3 categories of their projects: Strategic Projects, Tactical Projects, and Visualization Projects.
  • Naveen’s user adoption tips and strategies.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/7

Apr 05 2016

50mins

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Rank #14: 26: How Silicon Valley startup Hingeto used BI to scale its 7 figure ARR w/ Ismail Maiyegun at Hingeto

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In this episode of Analytics on Fire, I talk with one of my mentors and best friends Ismail Maiyegun. Ismail, the CTO and co-founder of Hingeto, a Y-combinator funded and fast-growing Silicon Valley startup, shares how they use business intelligence to scale their high seven-figure annual re-occurring revenue! He also demystifies the hype around artificial intelligence in silicon valley and shares how they focus on what's important.

 

Sponsor

This exciting season of AOF is sponsored by our BI Data Storytelling Mastery Accelerator 3-Day Live workshops. Many BI teams are still struggling to deliver consistent, high-engaging analytics their users love. At the end of two days, you’ll leave with a clear BI delivery action plan for your BI team.  Join us!

Enjoyed the Show?

Please leave us a review on iTunes.

For all links and resources mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/26

Jun 19 2019

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Rank #15: 6: How to Revive Any Business Intelligence Competency Center Using the Proven Federated Approach with Wayne Eckerson

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We invited Wayne to the podcast to talk about his “federated approach” to a successful BICC. Wayne covers the main reasons why BICCs don’t succeed and shares his thoughts on what’s changed and what’s disrupted the notion of BICC. We also discuss the roles and the types of people you need for a BICC “dream team.”

  • Why a taking what Wayne calls a “federated approach” is the key to success in your BI Competency Center.
  • What is a Competency Center why is it important.
  • Why a BICC should be a ‘Business Intelligence Confidence and Credibility Center’ to be successful.
  • How to 0vercome the 3 biggest BICC challenges: business vs IT needs, top down vs bottom up data, and efficiency vs effectiveness.
  • Wayne’s advice on how to get business owners to take ownership of BI initiatives.
  • Wayne cracks the code on what the BICC team should look like.
  • How BI Directors should deal with shadow IT.
  • Who should market the BI solutions and why.
  • One of the biggest mistakes most companies make when setting up their BICC.
  • The brutal truth about outsourcing (when it comes to BI).
  • Wayne’s tips on how BI Directors should deal with shadow IT.

Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/6

Mar 29 2016

44mins

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