Asha Saxena

Asha Saxena

Guest Writer
President and CEO of Aculyst Inc

About Asha Saxena

Asha Saxena is Columbia University Professor and founder of Aculyst Inc. a healthcare big data solutions and advanced analytics services firm

 

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Data Scientists

Is 'Data Scientist' the 'Sexiest Job of the 21st Century'? And How Do You Get One of Your Own?

Even if you're not versed in advanced analytics and data science, you can understand the thought process data scientists go through.
Customer Relationship Management

To Better Understand Your Users, Learn About These 4 Categories of Marketing Analytics Tools

Customer relationship data is what it's all about. These types of tools can help.
Social Media Marketing

The 3 Ways Smart Social Media Accelerates Startup Success

Finding a niche on social media is the quickest way for knowledgable people who are unknown to become recognized as experts.
Innovation Now

4 Ways to Construct a 'Data-Innovation' Map for Your Business

Have you considered a visual format to clearly illuminate how you use data in your operations, toward increasing productivity?
Employee Recognition

5 Ways to Establish a 'Quick Win' Culture in Your Company

Ever hear of the progress principle? It could be a great motivator for your team.
Big Data

Look for These 7 Characteristics Before Hiring a Data Scientist

Specialists capable of gleaning insight from mountains of data don't work cheap. Be sure you're getting your money's worth.
Intuition

Listen to Your Gut But Check Your Assumptions and the Data

Intuition that has been reality checked is a good basis for strategy.
Women in Tech

When Will Tech Get Smart Enough to Stop Being 'Men's Work'?

Tech companies, notorious for their lack of female diversity, have the most to gain from encouraging women to pursue tech careers.
Data Analysis

The Deal with Data: 5 Steps to Getting a Way More Efficient Team

Installing data practices can create hours where you've never had them before, revealing patterns and outliers and illuminating problems and opportunities within your workforce.
Problem Solving

5 Questions to Help Decide If Outsourcing Is the Solution

Determining whether a problem should be solved by your team or through outsourcing requires careful analysis.
Innovation Now

4 Ways to Unleash the Power of Data to Transform Your Organization

Data blinders keep us focused on sales and marketing but oblivious to the many ways data can transform operations and even company culture.
Data Analysis

Why Your Startup Needs to Be Data Mature From the Beginning

Data-driven decision making is fundamentally important. Startups make a mistake thinking it is a capacity they can wait to develop.
Managing Remote Teams

7 Rules to Live by When Your Startup Hires Remote Tech Employees

Working outside the office is increasingly the norm, especially for technical workers, but a vibrant company culture is still possible and valuable.
Efficiency

Why the Race for Tech Advancement Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

For the great majority of businesses, the switch to digital is a work in progress. Getting it right it far more important than getting it sooner.
Managing Employees

Should You Invest in Techies or Train Non-Technical Employees?

When it comes to sourcing tech talent, here's what you need to consider.