5 Benefits of Using Business Analytics 2


Enhancing product value for total customer satisfaction is every company’s end goal. Target markets of different industries are dynamic with their needs often changing according to society’s standards, issues, and fads. Knowing this, it is necessary to pull ahead of the competition through unique innovation of ideas and products which would readily attract customers.

Before business analytics became the version we know today, businessmen had to make do with error-ridden analytic models which also potentially damaged their plans. Since there was no constructive way to initialize organized data extraction, earlier versions of analytics did not work well for its first generation of users. Traditional analytics teams had to dig hard and deep whenever they tried to gather information about their consumers.

The data gathered is vital in statistical analysis, which in turn is essential for decision making. Decision making is the critical process which makes or breaks a company’s goals. A slight mistake or an overlooked factor can delay a decision and may even put the business plan to a halt.

But how does analytics really work? What benefits can your company gain from it?

 

Analytics helps you measure how much of your mission statement is accomplished

 

A good business has its own missions statement, which is a set of values presented to their consumers either as a marketing plan or as basis of checking in on their own development. Many businesses retain or promote employees using the values in their mission statements as guidelines. Although this is helpful in determining who helps your company succeed, it isn’t strategic enough to leave it at that. Values must also be quantified and expressed in a tangible way such as generating more profit for the company.

 

Quantified values can help the business improve their analytical process because it defines a common goal that should be followed by everyone involved in the business. When these values are quantified, they will be evaluated by the employees in order to gain a clearer view of what is expected from them. The more informed they are, the more productive they will become.

 

Analytics Encourages Smart Decision-Making

 

Accessibility to important data gives companies the power to make accurate decisions that could leverage businesses. Not only does it provide useful data, it also allows companies to make decisions faster and more efficiently than before.

Companies can maximize the use of analytics when they share the discussion to as many employees as needed. Ever heard of the saying “two heads are better than one?” A group is usually able to analyze data better and reach objective and informed decisions compared to just one person.

 

Analytics Provides Clearer Insights Through Data Visualization

 

Recent versions of analytics care about how you present your data to your analytics team. Comprehensive charts and graphs can be used to make sure that decision-making is more interesting. Through visual representations of extracted data, relevant and useful insights can be extracted in a much clearer way.

With analytics’ data visualization, information that you need about your market is there on your table, presented in a visually appealing and organized manner.

 

Analytics Keep You Updated

 

Modern consumers change their mind easily as fads come and go, and they are easily swayed by “better” offers. Analytics can give you insight about how your target market thinks and acts. You will be prompted to be dynamic at all times to serve the needs of your ever-changing consumers.

Changes in the industry can occur at a very rapid pace. It is not unusual to see larger companies being devoured by promising start-ups. Protect your business from unpredictability with analytics so that you may be able to innovate and pre-empt your products according to your consumer’s needs and preferences.

 

Analytics Offer Efficiency

 

Efficiency for businesses has been improving since the advent of business analytics. With the ability to gather a large amount of data at a fast rate and present it in a visually appealing way, companies can now formulate decisions to help achieve specified goals. Analytics encourages a company culture of efficiency and teamwork where employees are able to express their insights and share in the decision-making process.

Analytics also provides companies with better choices on such matters like where to take the business as well as determining the steps needed to achieve new goals.

 


About Benjamin Goewey

Founder, President, and Principal Consultant of Datamensional, LLC.

LinkedIn Twitter Google+

Ben has been passionate about providing actionable, relevant, and timely information for decision makers to help them make decisions more quickly and effectively and helping transform organizations as a result. He has been a Business Analytics and data guru for nearly 11 years and enjoys seeing the positive impact an effective solution can have on an organization.

Ben currently leads a team to bring the best practices of Business Analytics as well as hands on implementation to companies big and small.

Specialties: Performance Management, Analytics Strategy, System Architecture, Sales Management, Sales Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Business Intelligence, Reporting, Data Integration, IT Management, Data Warehousing, Management Decision Support, Dashboards, KPIs, Automation.


2 thoughts on “5 Benefits of Using Business Analytics

  • Benjamin Goewey Post author

    Thanks Bruce. At the end of the day, Business Analytics exists to help us make more informed decisions about our business whether if it is in the moment, for the day, or for the year.

Comments are closed.