News and articles of note
See this selection of articles covering to most important topics in analytics at the moment.
- Did you know? Facts and figures from the last IAPA Skills & Salary Survey Did you know the median salary for Australian analytics professionals in 2017 was $84,000 a year? Or that the top 10% were earning upwards of $235,000 per annum? These are just a few of the many insights that came out of IAPA’s Skills & Salary Survey in 2017. Help us gauge the shape and status of the Australian analytics professionals community in 2023 by completing the latest edition of this important survey.
- IAPA Skills & Salary Survey 2023 This annual survey of the analytics industry is designed to gauge how technical and soft skills are in demand, the salaries and stature of analytics professionals in organisations today, and the challenges they face against business and customer priorities. Insights from this survey also provide a critical information source for how IAPA, as the largest analytics community in Australia, supports and serves its members.
- IAPA names Ana Roy as #1 Analytics Leader for 2023 IAPA, Australia’s dedicated analytics association, has announced Ana Roy, Head of Analytics – Merchandise at Kmart as the number one Analytics Leader in its Top 25 Analytics Leaders award program for 2023. It is the first time a woman has been ranked number one in the six years of the program.
- IAPA expands Advisory Committee with Australian Analytics Leaders The Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA), the only dedicated analytics association in the country, has expanded its Advisory Committee with the appointment of six additional members. As advanced analytics accelerates rapidly, the new appointments add extra analytics, data science and AI expertise to the committee.
- Analytics professionals celebrate ABS recognition Eighteen years after the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA) was established, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) this week officially recognised two key analytics roles, Data Analyst and Data Scientist, in the latest update to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO).
- Learning how to design data to blow minds Data may be at the core of revolutionising finance, business, and digital industries, but visualising it to reveal the story behind the data is a skill that must be cultivated.
- Women in Analytics: Why diversity matters for the future of business In today’s headline-hype driven world, you could be mistaken in thinking that data and analytics is a modern phenomenon – a product of the new millennium.
- 5 Do's and Don'ts of Embeddable Analytics Whether you’re producing automation software, SaaS products or cloud applications, it’s likely to assume you’re collecting a lot of data in the process.
- If a business is not data driven, it will not exist within five years: IAPA MD If your business is not data driven within five years you will not have a business, according to Annette Slunjski, Managing Director of the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia.
- Effective machine learning starts with considered human thinking Innovation makes a regular habit of outpacing those responsible for regulating its usage.
- Achieving better analytics: the important role of asking questions Beyond the day-to-day business as usual analytics efforts, there are new technologies and techniques (and new applications of known techniques) appearing regularly.
- Toward better business: the secret world of analytics Is analytics really a secret weapon for business? Well, yes and no.