It is not information overload, it’s filter failure

Filter FailureAs an Analyst one of your key challenges is to act as a filter for your organisation. You are tasked with sifting through mountains of data and communicating insights in a way which supports better decision making. Computers cannot make sense of data, only people can. More precisely only people with the necessary data analysis skills can. Too much emphasis is put on the role of technology and not enough on the human brain. Organisations that are starved of knowledge need to focus on why Analysts are not filtering the data load effectively. Is it a skills or a resource challenge?