About Timo Elliott

Timo Elliott is an innovation evangelist and international conference speaker who has presented to business and IT audiences in over forty countries around the world. A 23-year veteran of SAP BusinessObjects, Elliott works closely with SAP development and innovation centers around the world on new technology directions. His popular Business Analytics blog at timoelliott.com tracks innovation in analytics and social media, including topics such as big data, collaborative decision-making, and social analytics. Prior to Business Objects, Elliott was a computer consultant in Hong Kong and led analytics projects for Shell in New Zealand. He holds a first-class honors degree in Economics with Statistics from Bristol University, England.

Recent Stories

Surviving Digital Transformation? Here's How To Thrive In It

Surviving Digital Transformation? Here’s How To Thrive In It

To thrive in today's digital transformation, you must see and understand change early and support organizational and technical flexibility to respond.
digitalist cover

Are You A Digitalist? Here’s Your Magazine

Digitalist is a digital magazine that aims to provide everything an executive needs to be a leader in the digital economy.
Three Keys To Winning In A World of Disruption

Three Keys To Winning In A World of Disruption

One thing is clear: sooner or later, disruptions are coming to your industry. Ready? Here are the three things you need to do to win against disruption.
Answers To 5 Big Data Trend Questions

Answers To 5 Big Data Trend Questions

From big data discovery to multipolar analytics, here is insight on some of the latest big data trend questions.
finance meeting

Top Technology Trends For Today’s CFOs [VIDEO]

How can today's CFOs build better relationships with business? Invest in the latest top technology trends.
euro in front of greece flag

Could Data Science Have Saved Greece?

Data science could have helped reveal the dubious economic stats submitted by Greece to the EU. What would that have meant for the current Eurozone crisis?
Top Big Data Challenges Revisited

Top Big Data Challenges Revisited

We've now been wrestling with enterprise big data for a few years. Here's a summary of where we are dealing with its challenges.
The Big Data Playlist!

The Big Data Playlist!

A top ten Big Data music playlist!
album cover

The Joy (Division) Of Visualization

Joy Division's "Unknown Pleasures" album cover turns out to be a classic example of data visualization.

A Common Analytic Fail

If you're going to tout the benefits of your analysis, back it up with data. Learn from this mistake.