Analysis Exchange ALPHA Nearing Completion
You know how sometimes in life a plan looks good on paper but when you put it into action things don’t work out? That happens to me sometimes … but I gotta say that is not happening with The Analysis Exchange! Our Alpha testers are starting to complete their projects and I am so excited I wanted to share the feedback I got this morning from our mentor + student + organization trio.
First, from the mentor:
“My student presented her initial findings today to the organizational partner and our project lead was THRILLED. She loved the initial findings and asked if we could present the final deliverable to her CMO! I couldn’t have asked for a better outcome of the first alpha project. The student discovered some very compelling findings and she’s getting access to the c-level to showcase her analysis skills and discoveries. It will likely guide the way that they develop for their mobile users.
Congratulations! I’m so looking forward to helping you build a high impact final presentation and hearing you deliver.”
The student responded with this:
“I can’t tell you what a great feeling it is to have someone genuinely get excited about my findings and recommendations, especially on my very first project since finishing the UBC program. The reassurance that what I learned in school is transferable to the real world is invaluable.
My mentor was a great mentor and teacher, taking the extra time to educate me on Google Analytics, what data to focus on and where to find it. I am excited about the presentation we will present to our client. This Analysis Exchange experience has been extremely rewarding and educational. I feel that students will get the experience they need to enter the analytics world and be an effective and relevant contributor. I am looking forward to my next project!”
(You can perhaps imagine that I personally am floating on cloud nine at this point!) The organizational lead wrote in and said:
“I am just so excited about the things our student discovered. I can’t wait to share it with my team here, and see if there’s anything, no matter how small, we can do to improve the site. Doing this kind of analysis was something I just never had the time for, and I knew that it was important to find out more about our mobile audiences. The student is going to prepare a brief presentation that she is going to share with the team here, hopefully next week. I’m really looking forward to seeing all the data!
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to participate in this project. It has been a very valuable use of time for me, and hopefully for the mentor and student as well.”
Will someone pinch me please!! We have two more Alpha projects due to complete this week and, assuming I’m able to get their feedback coded into the site, we should be ready to launch into a more widespread BETA effort staring right around April 1st.
Thanks to everyone who is signing up and helping to spread the word about The Analysis Exchange. Keep up the great work!