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

  • 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.

  • 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

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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