Tal Solutions Hosts 15-year Decision Management Reunion

I just can’t wait for our Decision Management Reunion. It’s now been 15 years since we established Decision Management. Next week, we’re going to celebrate and renew our relationships and rebuild our community. But before I tell you all about the reunion, allow me to toot my own horn so you have … [Read more...]

How Analytics Will Drive Understanding Employee Life Cycle Management

When Huntel Global invited me to speak to senior business, human resources and analytics professionals at their Talent Science conference – “How Data Analytics Builds a Better Workforce” -- I thought I could mine proven analytics solutions from my retail banking background. After all, the life … [Read more...]

Pour a Cup of Ambition, Get a Little Respect, Hear Me Roar!

I was thrilled when the New York State Department of Economic Development informed me that Tal Solutions was certified and granted status as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE). Songs about empowered women burst into my head -- Dolly Parton’s “Nine to Five,” Aretha Franklin’s “Respect,” and Helen … [Read more...]

Finally! A Call for Chief Analytics Officer

  I read a good, solid article – “It’s Time To Welcome The Chief Analytics Officer” (Fast Company, July 28, 2014) – that calls for and astutely describes the role of the Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) in a corporation. As I read Frank Bien’s article, I found myself nodding my head and saying, … [Read more...]

How to Profit from Leveraging Customer Life Cycle Segmentation Frameworks for Employee Life Cycle Management

Huntel Global invited me to speak to high-level HR, Recruitment and Analytics professionals at their November 13, 2014 Talent Science conference in Toronto — “How Data Analytics Builds a Better Workforce.” Speaking with a great line-up of senior business, human resources and analytics leaders, I … [Read more...]

Why Analytical Modeling Will Never Be The Same — Part 2

"Why Go To A Machine When You Could Go To A Human?" Ray Bradbury poses the exact question I want to discuss – and answer – in this post. As I discussed in Part 1 of this series, in the world of consumer lending, machine learning has the potential to be a significant disrupter to the traditional … [Read more...]

Who Are You? Why You’ll Profit by Using Analytically Driven Entity Identity Management.

 “The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice. ‘Who are YOU’ said the Caterpillar. This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, … [Read more...]

Why Analytical Modeling Will Never Be The Same – Part 1

What's to become of analytical models in our real-time, machine learning age filled with new and complex data sources? I tackled these questions by interviewing expert colleagues across the globe. This post is Part 1 of a three-part series that explores these challenges – and provides solutions. … [Read more...]

Why lifelong learners make great leaders.

I live my life by the tenet that learning is a lifelong mission at the core of personal and professional growth. I instilled this value in my children and I used it as a pillar on which I built a global organization. In the year 2000, when I established the Decision Management Organization at … [Read more...]

When banks are your friends: behind the scenes for a real-time omnichannel banking experience.

I’ve watched this video dozens of times, and every time I laugh again.  It only runs 2:54 – you’ll laugh too. http://youtu.be/xAbDmgdAODk?rel=0 We laugh, quite simply, because it’s funny – but in addition to its humor, each time I see this video I dig deeper into the opportunity it … [Read more...]