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Jason Bean

Jason is a Vice President and the Business Intelligence & Analytics Practice Leader for the Business Consulting division of Messina Group. Jason brings more than 15 years of management consulting experience to Messina Group, helping clients achieve business transformation through the application of Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management initiatives. Prior to joining Messina Group, Jason was a Vice President and the North America Business Analytics Practice Leader at NTT DATA Americas, leading a practice of 300 BI professionals. Jason’s practice at Messina Group specializes in BI & Analytics Strategy, Financial Planning & Consolidation, Big Data Analytics, Technology Selection, Data Visualization, MDM & Data Management, serving clients in the Financial Services, Life Sciences and Commercial industries. Jason received a BSBA in Finance and Management Information Systems from Saint Louis University.

Recent Posts

You Get What You Measure: Performance Management & Monitoring

Posted by Jason Bean on Jan 24, 2017 11:16:11 AM

KPIs and Performance Management

When it comes to performance management, the old adage is true: you get what you measure.

Though it sounds simple enough, when it comes to performance management, most organizations struggle with defining which metrics to measure, how to measure them and why to measure them in the first place.

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Topics: performance management, KPIs

Securing Data in the Era of Self-Service BI

Posted by Jason Bean on Jan 17, 2017 9:39:26 AM

At Messina Group Consulting, our BI practice is continuously advising our clients to embrace self-service BI, releasing the shackles of IT controlled data and empowering the business with data discovery and visualization. This evolution has done wonders for the business community, giving our clients the ability to conduct their own analysis on-demand, without the involvement of IT.

However, as we’ve told many of our clients when helping them craft their BI roadmaps, these new benefits of on-demand data can complicate one of the most important considerations in today’s IT landscape: Data security.

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Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Security

The Value of a Strategic Roadmap for BI & Analytics

Posted by Jason Bean on Oct 30, 2015 3:04:31 PM

Most organizations fail to realize that in order to ensure the success of your Analytics implementations, you must have a strategic plan to maximize the value and impact of your investment. However, aligning these initiatives to your organizational business strategy is the key. 

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Topics: BI, BI & Analytics