Operationalizing Analytics – How to Move from Projects to Production

No revolution ever happened with the support of the establishment.

—Jennifer H. Woulfe

Advanced analytics and AI projects and efforts can become exceptionally long term and conceptual if not designed, directed, and managed appropriately. I have always had a very pragmatic and practical view of working with data and analytics. Managers and end users are typically impatient when seeking numbers and indications of performance or improvements; it helps to keep their impatience in mind when executing analytics projects.

In this chapter, we will examine the process of moving from a program orientation or a project focus to a production focus. This is where we are moving the results ...

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