Interview: Anne Milley on people and analytics

August 27, 2009
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In a very real sense, everything in an organization turns on its people. In this interview, Anne Milley talks about the importance of a “learning culture” as well as the need to balance human input (and its inevitable biases) with technology. She also explains how an “analytic center of excellence” can help maximize use of that scarce resource—high-end analysts.

In a very real sense, everything in an organization turns on its people. In this interview, Anne Milley talks about the importance of a “learning culture” as well as the need to balance human input (and its inevitable biases) with technology. She also explains how an “analytic center of excellence” can help maximize use of that scarce resource—high-end analysts.

As senior director of SAS’ technology product marketing in worldwide marketing, Anne oversees the marketing of SAS technologies. She has co-chaired past SAS Data Mining Technology Conferences, as well as SAS’ inaugural forecasting conference in 2006. In 2008, she completed a 5-month working sabbatical at a major financial services company in the United Kingdom.

Listen to Anne here – and be sure to join her and James Taylor, Korhan Yunak (Vodafone) and Mike Rote (Teradata) on September 9 for our live, interactive webcast: “Putting Customer Value to Work: What Predictive Analytics Can Do for Your Bottom Line.” Sponsored by SmartData Collective, SAS and Teradata, the webinar addresses how predictive analytics can help you make smarter decisions that will boost profits.

 

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