A Jolly Old BI Sponsor

When selecting an executive sponsor for critical business intelligence projects, think of someone with traits like Santa Claus to gain the approval you need. Happy holidays!
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Lyndon_Henry
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Lyndon_Henry   12/22/2012 10:20:31 PM
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Chris writes


Robert Allison just posted his idea of what Santa's ideal dashboard might look like.


 

Gee whiz, Santa has boys naughtier than girls by 7 percentage points.  Well, I guess so, but these days, I'd suspect the girls are catching up fast...

 

Pierre DeBois
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Pierre DeBois   12/22/2012 5:30:58 PM
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Nice share, Chris. I like the path selected for North America - I also recall a NPR review of Santa.  They consulted UPS about Santa's logistics - they noted the varied path much like the North American path, but global.  Funny how analytical  Ol' St. Nick can be!

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Pierre DeBois   12/22/2012 5:19:01 PM
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Tricia, I really love this -  I think there needs to be a natural joy in the metrics.  Certainly Santa takes joy on developing his lists and planning his route.

I also think some cabaility in getting the word out about those metrics is essential - When we sing Santa Claus is coming to town, we are reminded of the list. Exec sponsors should be visible - coming to town - and reminding teams of the list.

What a terrific idea! 

TAanderud
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TAanderud   12/18/2012 8:32:55 AM
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Ah - that's great!   LOL

 

Love the candy cane strips!

ChrisHemedinger
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ChrisHemedinger   12/18/2012 8:28:50 AM
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BethSchultz
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BethSchultz   12/14/2012 9:56:13 AM
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Maybe next year?

TAanderud
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TAanderud   12/14/2012 6:29:14 AM
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It was between this one and the hat that says Santa Love Me!  :-)

BethSchultz
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Ho, ho, ho!
BethSchultz   12/12/2012 8:02:16 AM
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Tricia, I love your Santa analogy. You're absolutely right -- the jolly old fellow does serve as a great example of BI/analytics leadership. (I love the hat, too!)

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