ISM® Data & Analytics Assessments

Digital data generation continues to emerge at an exponential rate. This creates two challenges for organizations: ensuring (1) data cleanliness and (2) ability to analyze high volumes of it. Data and analytics acumen is a core competency in the profession. Assessing knowledge and opportunity within this competency delivers strategic, measurable value. Assessment data provides clear insights on next steps toward individual capability and organizational maturity.

The Data & Analytics Assessments can be used to measure organizational maturity as well as talent capability, providing powerful insights to elevate positive impacts in your organization.

 

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Organizational Capability Assessments

Using the organization maturity assessment, supply management leaders, employees and stakeholders can assess the overall maturity level of the supply management organization with an emphasis on data and analytics. These capabilities are aligned to a maturity model that has been developed by ISM and supply management subject matter experts from multiple industries. This assessment measures nine competencies and 30 sub-competencies.


Competencies Measured

Nine core competencies are measured within this assessment. These competencies are critical to the development of organizational maturity. Understanding your baseline maturity and opportunity for growth is key to building long-term strategic planning.

  • Strategy
  • Analytics
  • Technology & Tools
  • Data
  • Categorization
  • Organization
  • Analytics Team Roles
  • Supply Management Analytics Skills
  • Influenced Metrics

Results

Organizational capability results, with company defined targets, are provided to designated leaders of the organization. This enables leaders to create capability improvement strategies related to people, processes and technology to deliver strategic value across the company. Impact will be measurable in both bottom-line costs and top-line revenues.

Organizational Maturity Levels

Based on insights from practitioners and other subject matter experts, organizational maturity progression is mapped as follows. This targeted growth pattern moves organizations from emerging to transformative:


EMERGING  

Reactive, Unstructured, Unpredictable


DEVELOPED  

Structured, Standard Processes, Individual Focus


MANAGED  

Proactive, Consistent Practices, Team Focus


INTEGRATED  

Advising, Controlled Processes, Cross-Collaboration


TRANSFORMATIVE  

Differentiated, Strategic Value Creation, Enterprise / External Influence




Talent Capability Assessments

Through the talent capability assessment, supply management leaders and employees gain insight on their skills, knowledge and abilities across data and analytics competencies, as compared to the company expectations.

Career development based on these performance targets will enable professional growth and deliver strategic value to the company.

Supply management leaders will be able to assess the strengths of their employees and better define their roles. The leaders will be able to create development plans for employees that enable them to achieve data and analytic goals, as well as impact bottom-line costs and top-line revenues.

The assessment accompanies a competency model, developed to define data and analytics skills and abilities at a variety of career levels. Assess your employees’ unique combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the needs of current or future job roles. This in-depth look at your team’s individual capabilities in data and analytics identifies strengths and opportunities. This assessment measures eight competencies and 25 sub-competencies.

Competencies Measured

Eight core competencies are determined to be critical to the development of individual and team talent capability. Understanding your baseline skills and aptitudes will assist professional growth, from foundational to mastery.

  • Strategy
  • Analytics
  • Technology & Tools
  • Data
  • Categorization
  • Organization
  • Supply Management Analytics Skills
  • Influenced Metrics

Results

Supply management leaders and employees will gain insights on their skills, knowledge and abilities across data and analytics competencies, as compared to company expectations.

Career development based on these performance targets will enable professional growth and deliver strategic value to the company. Supply management leaders will be able to assess the strengths of their employees and better define their roles. Leaders will be able to create employee- and team-development plans that enable achievement of data and analytics goals, as well as a positive impact on bottom-line costs and top-line revenues.

Talent Capability Levels

Based on insights from practitioners and other subject matter experts, individual maturity progression is mapped as follows.


FUNDAMENTAL  

Basic and Fundamental Knowledge


PROFICIENT  

Possesses Knowledge & Skill


ADVANCED  

Proficient, Knowledgeable, Decision-Maker


MASTERY  

Strategic, Forward-Thinking, Results Focused

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