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When digital analytics (née web analytics) first emerged, one of the great promises of the analog-to-digital shift was that organizations could start "tracking everything." This started on websites: "We can see every user and every page they viewed and ...
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Recognition for your outstanding work as a digital analyst, team or company is Recognition for your outstanding work as a digital analyst, team or company is important. That’s what the DAA Quanties is all about. And winning a DAA Quanties Awards ...
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In less than a decade the analytics industry has radically changed. Up until 2012, the DAA was actually called the WAA (Web Analytics Association). The name change was made in large part to reflect the full gamut of data that analysts deal with in marketing ...
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DAA members repeatedly tell us that one of the most actionable member benefits is the Digital Analytics Cookbook This member-sourced and member-driven initiative captures effective, replicable digital analyses that can be shared, developed and ...
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As promised in my previous post about the benefits of being a mentor, I'm following up with some tips that influenced my mentorship experience to have a positive and fruitful relationship with my mentees , and also gain critical skills to improve as ...
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As analytics experts, we’re expected to advance the use of data to understand and improve the world (see DAA’s mission and vision here ).  Many years ago, there was a public debate on whether analytics was easy or hard. It’s easy because you can ...
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In October, at the global DAA OneConference, I was privileged to lead an elite group of analytics leaders (formally known as the DAA Corporate Member Leader Forum) through a discussion on the evolution and trends in organizational design around digital ...
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2020 is here!   DAA is in the midst of strategic planning to help us carry out our mission statement: Advancing the use of data to understand and improve the digital world through professional development and community. From our humble beginnings ...
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I often think of mentoring as a chance to “Sharpen the Saw”, as Stephen Covey refers to it in his “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” book. He explains the habit as one’s need to cultivate and renew, in order to move on an upward spiral of growth ...
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Volunteering with DAA is a great way to enhance your DAA membership experience, gain leadership experience, and build your personal network.   DAA lists all current volunteer opportunities on the national scale on the DAA website. All opportunities ...
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Author: Aurélie Pols, Founder, Aurélie Pols and Associates The words my friend Leena has been speaking for 2 years resonate increasingly. We teach Data Protection Officers on digital data privacy at the Maastricht University faculty of law: “ You ...
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Many congratulations to our 2019 DAA Quanties Award Winners and Finalists! As THE association for professionals in digital analytics, it is important that we recognize and celebrate the individuals, teams, and companies that demonstrate exceptional ...
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Attending the DAA ONE Conference ? Utilize these tips to quickly cultivate mutually beneficial relationships with your fellow attendees. You’re likely expecting to experience many friendly smiles, welcoming handshakes, business card trading ...
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Driving digital martech initiatives effectively . Technology has today become an indispensable part of daily life and is used for even the simplest of things like reading the morning news or navigating to work. Consumers are using technology at ...
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By: Jodi Daniels, Founder & CEO, Red Clover Advisors The forewarned – and often dreaded – ripple effects of the GDPR are finally rolling in. After the European law went into effect in May 2018, it kicked off a tidal wave of action. In fact, ...
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Have you wished for a simple way to validate your professional knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs)? Do you know a validation can be established quickly? Your experience in areas such as web analytics, digital analytics, business intelligence, & ...
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It’s almost here!   The inaugural DAAOneConference is quickly approaching! You can still attend this don’t-miss event Oct 23-24.   Between 15 incredible sessions with thought leaders, interactive breakouts for our Women in Analytics and Corporate ...
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Do you find it difficult to maintain your well-being in a fast-paced work environment? You’re not alone. This post is inspired by conversations with professionals at this year’s Digital Analytics Hub Conference , where we identified common challenges ...
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The best is yet to come. That phrase pops into my head whenever I think of our 15th anniversary year . The Digital Analytics Association (DAA) has ballooned to over 5,000 members from all areas of the industry: software vendors, enterprise practitioners, ...
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What happens to brands when personal AI agents seek the best deals on behalf of their consumer owners? Into a cocktail shaker, mix today's focus on privacy, advances in machine learning and voice response systems, and consumers' overwhelming desire for ...
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