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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

Leadership requires that you don't get caught in thoughtless execution

October 12, 2013

Question the Question:
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Leadership requires that you don't get caught in thoughtless execution" In it, I address the perils of thoughtless execution: having your big data analytics team find the right answer to the wrong question.

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Let maturity and evolution determine where the data science team reports

October 05, 2013

Maturity
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Let maturity and evolution determine where the data science team reports" In it, I talk about how organizational growth and maturity affects where you place your data science team.

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Call in a Black Belt to manage your big data analytics team

September 24, 2013

Bias
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Call in a Black Belt to manage your big data analytics team" In it, I talk about the advantages of using a Six Sigma Black Belt to manage your big data analytics team.

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Don't draw strategic conclusions from the wrong marketing data

September 19, 2013

Bias
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Don't draw strategic conclusions from the wrong marketing data" In it, I talk about how to align your big data analytics with your marketing strategy.

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The best big data strategy is the strategy that keeps adapting

September 17, 2013

Agility
: New article published for TechRepublic: "The best big data strategy is the strategy that keeps adapting" In it, I talk about how to manage moving target markets.

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Why samples sizes are key to predictive data analytics

September 9, 2013

Sample Size:
: New article published for TechRepublic: "Why samples sizes are key to predictive data analytics" In it, I talk about why sample size matters on a big data strategy.

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