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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

Leadership requires that you don't get caught in thoughtless execution

October 12, 2013

Question the Question:
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Leadership requires that you don't get caught in thoughtless execution" In it, I address the perils of thoughtless execution: having your big data analytics team find the right answer to the wrong question.

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Let maturity and evolution determine where the data science team reports

October 05, 2013

Maturity
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Let maturity and evolution determine where the data science team reports" In it, I talk about how organizational growth and maturity affects where you place your data science team.

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Call in a Black Belt to manage your big data analytics team

September 24, 2013

Bias
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Call in a Black Belt to manage your big data analytics team" In it, I talk about the advantages of using a Six Sigma Black Belt to manage your big data analytics team.

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Don't draw strategic conclusions from the wrong marketing data

September 19, 2013

Bias
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Don't draw strategic conclusions from the wrong marketing data" In it, I talk about how to align your big data analytics with your marketing strategy.

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The best big data strategy is the strategy that keeps adapting

September 17, 2013

Agility
: New article published for TechRepublic: "The best big data strategy is the strategy that keeps adapting" In it, I talk about how to manage moving target markets.

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Why samples sizes are key to predictive data analytics

September 9, 2013

Sample Size:
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Why samples sizes are key to predictive data analytics" In it, I talk about why sample size matters on a big data strategy.

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