John Weathington, President & CEO of Excellent Management Systems, Inc.
  • Relationship Strategy
    Relationship Strategy

    "John has been a pleasure to work with on the board and in the Executive Committee. The more I’ve gotten to know John, the more I appreciate his skills." --Brett LaDove, Past President, Institute of Management Consultants

  • Big Data Analytics
    Big Data Analytics

    "We appreciate your ability to quickly model the client’s landscape, and provide insightful data investigation, discovery, and statistical analysis." --Michael F. Mason, Partner, Hogan and Hartson

  • Behavioral Science
    Behavioral Science

    "I find it fantastic how I can just throw you into almost anything and you use your knowledge of process and technical organizations to do the job well." --Jennifer Selby Long, Owner, Selby Group

  • John Weathington
    John Weathington

    Top companies seek out John's expert insights, including: Visa, Paypal, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sun Microsystems, HDS, Silicon Graphics, MCI, and CBS Interactive.

  • Customer Loyalty
    Customer Loyalty

    John helped Visa evolve its cardmember loyalty platform to enhance credit market adoption and attract large financial institutions to its loyalty offerings.

The underlying principles of successful big data strategic alignment

November 25, 2013

Strategy:
New article published for TechRepublic: "The underlying principles of successful big data strategic alignment" In it, you'll learn how to align your leadership, management, and data science approach with your strategic objectives.

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Define roles clearly because big data success requires it

November 18, 2013

Roles and Responsibilities:
New article published for TechRepublic: "Define roles clearly because big data success requires it" In it, you'll learn how to define roles and responsibilities for your big data analytics team.

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Connect with your customers even when you don't know who they are

November 8, 2013

B2B:
New article published for TechRepublic: "Connect with your customers even when you don't know who they are" In it, I explain how B2B companies can use a big data strategy to build a direct connection with their end users, and have their channel partners love them for doing it.

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A successful big data team has to have strong supporting players

November 4, 2013

Supporting Actors:
New article published for TechRepublic: "A successful big data team has to have strong supporting players" In it, I discuss four supporting roles that are critical to your big data team: the salesman, the coach, the regulator, and the auditor.

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Avoid the looming shadow of the Data Warehouse

October 24, 2013

Sibling Rivalry:
New article published for TechRepublic: "Avoid the looming shadow of the Data Warehouse" In it, I discuss the dangers of ignoring your data warehouse team while welcoming your new big data team.

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Data science management and the post, lever, and balance method

October 16, 2013

Post, Lever, Balance:
New article published for TechRepublic: "Data science management and the post, lever, and balance method" In it, I discuss some best practices for managing your data science team.

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