Narendra Mulani (@npmulani) is chief analytics officer at Accenture. Leading an integrated community of more than 15,000 management consulting, technology and outsourcing professionals who serve clients around the globe, he is responsible for driving Accenture’s strategic agenda for growth across business analytics. Mulani is a member of Accenture’s Global Leadership team. He graduated from Bombay University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Commerce. He received an MBA in finance in 1982 and a Ph.D. in multivariate statistics in 1985, both from the University of Massachusetts. Prior to joining Accenture, Mulani ran his own consulting company.
Recent Stories From this Author
Data Acceleration: Turning Technology Into Solutions
January 12, 2015 Data acceleration is the key to unlocking the potential of big data and analytics. It is the most critical function of an...
Big Data Delivers the Goods
October 21, 2014 Can big data really deliver what it promises – the insights businesses need to leave the competition trailing in their wake?...
Data Acceleration: A Technology Architecture for High Speed Insights
September 12, 2014 Acceleration is the next battleground in data.
Data Supply Chain: Putting Information into Circulation
August 5, 2014 To unlock real value, data should flow easily through an organization and eventually through its ecosystem of partners, too.
The Right-Time Enterprise: Time to Take Advantage
March 17, 2014 Speed of response is the next battleground in data
Using Analytics to Unlock People Power
January 29, 2014 Talent analytics offers powerful opportunities to improve performance, but many organizations are still missing out
Make your Next Best Action Count
November 27, 2013 In a big data world, companies have more information than ever about their customers – so why aren’t they making better use of...
The Million Dollar Opportunity: Reaping Returns from Analytics
October 18, 2013 Many organizations now make measurable returns on their analytics investments, thanks to proven and evolving technologies as...
Five Approaches to Extract Value from Big Data
September 23, 2013 Big data technologies offer a different model for managing, maintaining and mobilizing data
Customer Segmentation Moves into the Fast Lane
September 13, 2013 One shortcoming of traditional approaches to customer segmentation has been the difficulty of answering the crucial question...
Insights Ahead: The Rise of Analytics as a Service
July 23, 2013 A look at the potential of analytics as a service
Big Data: Rethinking the Platform
June 14, 2013 With so many questions to answer, IT infrastructure teams will need to work with a wide range of other IT professionals in...
Data Velocity: Why Decreasing Your Time to Insight Matters
May 15, 2013 Why not making use of in-memory technologies and tools that leverage the speed of data is a critical mistake
Four Steps to Achieve Returns on your Analytics Investments
April 24, 2013 Its still the early days for data analytics in many organizations. Becoming clearer is a four-step pathway that...
The Culture Change Needed for an Analytics Supply Chain
March 27, 2013 Why are companies still finding themselves short of the right data to answer key business questions? The answer is that they...
In-Memory Technology: Keeping Pace with Your Data
February 27, 2013 Tech leaders need to start experimenting with in-memory systems and running quick pilots to understand what options exist and...
From Loyalty to Royalty: Using Analytics to Make Every Customer the Center of Attention
January 31, 2013 Customer interactions are an invaluable source of intelligence for businesses that perfect their listening skills with...
Monetizing Data to Drive Competitive Advantage
December 13, 2012 Understanding consumers needs and attitudes toward information and persuasively addressing their concerns will become...
Performance Enhancing Insights Matter in Sports and Business
November 20, 2012 The difference between first place and the rest can be a matter of tiny increments. But achieving that narrow winning margin...