It’s that time of year again! We’re happy to share our most popular APEX of Innovation posts of 2021. In these dynamic times, there was no shortage of topics and stories to share on the innovative role data analytics plays across both our personal and professional lives. As always, thank you for reading – and we look forward to the year ahead.

5. Five Data Democratization Trends

As data analytics makes its way into more job roles and across more aspects of our daily lives, key trends are emerging across a range of areas. This includes self-service analytics, the consumerization of data, and employee analytics.

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4. New IT Skills: 5 Areas Heating Up in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, we are on the brink of a massive skills shift in the IT labor force. To remain competitive, at least 50 percent of all workers are expected to upgrade their skill sets with new abilities by 2025. Do you know what they are?

See what the hottest IT skills are for the years ahead in the full post here.

3. Taking the Right Steps to Business Process Automation

How well is your company prepared to carry out a successful automation initiative? Check out the latest best practices and key success factors for automation, including process mining and value stream mapping.

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2. Must-Have Soft Skills for Data Science Success

In a world where advanced technical and analytical skills are no longer enough, many data science leaders are looking to soft skills as a way to stand out and excel over the long-term. Take a look at how aspects like communications, empathy and open-mindedness all come into play today. 

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1. How to Increase Business Insight Velocity in Five Simple Steps

Learn about the real and tangible steps you can take to achieve data analytics results faster, including keeping your data fresh, accurate and actionable at all times.

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See you in 2022!