Employee Spotlight: Nelson Ning

Nelson has been working at Project X for the past six years and is one of our top consultants. This is his story. Before I started with Project X, my role at the time was in IT support. Despite not knowing much about business analytics at the time, when I saw Project X was hiring for

Why the focus on women in STEM at MicroStrategy World was so important to me

I remember attending my first MicroStrategy World eight years ago, and being one of only a handful of women at the conference. I was only a couple of years out of University so this was all new territory for me, and of course it was striking how few women were represented – a sight I

7 Reasons to Launch a Career in Data and Analytics

Back in 2009, solutions marketer Nic Smith stated succinctly that “Business Intelligence is about providing the right data at the right time to the right people so that they can take the right decisions.” With the amount of data available to businesses, it is critical that the data is

A Coffee Conversation on Career Progression

I was having coffee recently with one of my team members and the coffee conversation soon became a coaching session on career progression. These conversations come up often and I have given the same advice (or variants of it) many times. I wanted to share some of it here. You need to