• How will this investment make us more competitive?
  • How does the initiative improve our enterprise-wide analytical capabilities?
  • What complementary changes need to be made in order to take full advantage of new capabilities, such as developing new and enhanced skills; improving IT, training, processes; or redesigning jobs?
  • Does the right data exist? If not can we get it? Is the data timely, consistent, accurate and complete?
  • Is the technology reliable, cost-effective, scalable and is this the right approach or tool for the right job?

 

Source:  Competing on Analytics, the New Science of Winning-HBR