KNOWLEDGENT BEST PRACTICES: DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION – PART II

You may be thinking, “Okay, I get it, there is room for improvement. Can you be more specific about where our errors commonly occur?” Absolutely! Learn more in Part II of Knowledgent Best Practices: Developing an Effective Presentation. Continue reading KNOWLEDGENT BEST PRACTICES: DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION – PART II

Knowledgent Cares & the Daniel P. Ryan Foundation

In honor of the Daniel P. Ryan Foundation, Knowledgent teamed up with one of our own, Chris Blotto, and his charity the Daniel P. Ryan Foundation, for a holiday gift drive to benefit children at the Bristol Myers Squibb Child Life Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ.  Continue reading Knowledgent Cares & the Daniel P. Ryan Foundation

Machine Learning Algorithm Series: Logistic Regression

This post is the second in our series on machine learning (ML) algorithms, focusing on the assumptions, implications, and applications of various techniques. Following the first installment on linear regression, we’ll be discussing a subset of general linear models known as the logistic regression (also referred to as logit regression or a logit model). Continue reading Machine Learning Algorithm Series: Logistic Regression

Knowledgent Best Practices: Developing an Effective Presentation – Part I

So you’re tasked to build a presentation? You may be asking yourself:

  • What makes them good?
  • What makes them bad?
  • How can I use it to make my engagements successful?

Well, you’ve come to the right place! Many of us have been putting together PowerPoint decks for years, even decades in some cases. If you fall into that bucket, you’re probably thinking to yourself “I don’t need this tutorial, I’m a master at presenting! Besides, PowerPoints are just the packaging; they’re not actually all that meaningful.” We’re here to prove you wrong in this two part series. It’s not just about the presentation or the deck that is presented, it’s the whole package. Continue reading Knowledgent Best Practices: Developing an Effective Presentation – Part I

How a Top 5 Cable Television, Internet, and VoIP Provider Enabled Better C-Level Reporting Metrics

Challenge

Our client wanted to drive CEO/Board reporting on their key operating metrics to assess the heath of their business, however, they were stymied by lack of access to trustworthy data. The client’s data governance infrastructure had not been formalized strategically. The data governance council was meeting once a month but there was a lack of a formal data governance charter and prioritization of data projects. There was no operating model or role definition as pertaining to the data governance of key high-value business metrics.  There were inconsistent processes for business metrics definition, ownership, as well as change and issue management of these high value metrics. Continue reading How a Top 5 Cable Television, Internet, and VoIP Provider Enabled Better C-Level Reporting Metrics