Nancy is a leading speaker, instructor, thought leader, and strategy consultant in the business intelligence, analytics, and performance management fields. Her clients have included State Street Corporation, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, McCormick & Company, Marriott International, Legg Mason, Taubman Centers, Stewart Information Services, Principal Financial Group, Travelers Insurance, the U.S. Social Security Administration, and the U.S. Treasury.
Functional Scope/Areas of Expertise:
- enterprise BI strategy and program planning
- executive education about BI and performance management
- technical education about BI best practices
- strategic BI for corporate planning
- BI and performance management for marketing organizations
- BI and analytics for sales management
- BI for revenue and profit management
- BI for operations analysis and performance management
- BI for cost analysis
- BI for customer profitability analysis
- BI for cash management applications
Business Intelligence Thought Leadership
In addition to her extensive BI and performance management work, Nancy has been an early and frequent thought leader since 2003 on the synergy between BI and performance management, and on the use of BI and analytics to drive business performance and profitability. Nancy has written for many different business journals and magazines, including Business Intelligence Journal, DM Review and Business Trends Quarterly. With Steve Williams, she is co-author of The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence (Elsevier/Morgan Kaufman Publishing, 2006). Nancy is also co-developer of the BI Pathway method and a judge for the yearly BI Best Practices competition sponsored by The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), the BI industry’s premier educational organization. Nancy has an expert channel on the BeyeNETWORK.
Practical Business Experience
During her career in industry, Nancy has held positions in productivity management, program management, operations, business development, marketing, and systems analysis. In total, Nancy brings over 25 years of consulting and industry experience to DecisionPath’s clients. She has an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and a B.A. in Education, also from the University of Virginia.