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Meet John Lucker

Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

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John Lucker is Deloitte’s Global Advanced Analytics & Modeling Market Leader and a leader for Deloitte Analytics. He is also a leader of Deloitte’s Advanced Analytics & Modeling practice, one of the leading analytics groups in the professional services industry.

John provides clients with end-to-end strategy, business, operational and technical consulting services in the areas of advanced business analytics, predictive modeling, data mining, scoring and rules engines and numerous other advanced analytic business solution approaches. His clients are in many industries including insurance, banking and financial services, retail, consumer products, telecomm, healthcare, life sciences, media, hospitality and others.

Mr. Lucker has developed numerous individual advanced analytic business solutions and methods as well as the technical implementation tools to realize the latent value of the solutions. He often speaks about these topics for industry and professional organizations and writes frequently for a variety of publications. He is a co-inventor of four predictive modeling patents and two pending patents. He holds a BA and an MBA from the University of Rochester.

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End-to-end analytics: “Good Enough” big data
LinkedIn | September 18, 2014
John Lucker, Analytics Principal, shares big data insights in his LinkedIn blog: End-to-End Analytics: “Good Enough” Big Data.

Ask the 'crunchy' big data questions that lead to breakthrough analytics
TechRepublic | August 1, 2014
What are the difficulties organizations encounter when it comes to obtaining breakthrough big data analytics? John Lucker, principal and global advanced analytics & modeling leader for Deloitte Analytics, describes these breakthrough analytics as "crunchy" questions.

Modeling analytics success: Discover critical data relationships
WIRED Insights | July 14, 2014
Aligning the company’s business goals with its analytics modeling capabilities is a foundational piece of the strategic analytics technology infrastructure that can drive informed, business-impacting decisions long-term.

Deloitte report on business analytics and the C-level executive
insideBIGDATA | June 17, 2014
John Lucker, principal and global advanced analytics & modeling market leader for Deloitte Analytics, shares insights from the recent Deloitte Analytics report “Corner Office Analytics” in an interview with insideBIGDATA.

White House big data report stresses privacy and balance
Wall Street & Technology | May 7, 2014
In this article, John Lucker, principal and global advanced analytics & modeling market leader for Deloitte Analytics comments on the recent White House report “Big data: Seizing opportunities, preserving values” and the concerns around consumer data privacy.

Top four big data trends For businesses in 2014
Forbes | January 07, 2014
In this article, John advises IT executives to bear in mind that data needs to prepared and cleaned correctly, and that the people running the analyses understand the machine learning process in detail.

Mining for gold: How to best monetize enterprise data
WIRED Innovation Insights | December 3, 2013
Savvy companies have managed to mine actual data gold and get cash for data that previously brought them only intangible value. Read about 5 of the most common issues encountered with monetizing enterprise data in this WIRED Innovation Insights article.

Holding on to the stars
HRE Online | August 14, 2013
Are star performers leaving you? Workforce analytics can help you determine why, and what to do about it.

Big data alchemy: Turn info into money
InformationWeek | May 14, 2013
John talks about how companies can create a new market segment by buying, selling or trading data for mutual benefit.

6 essentials for business analytics excellence – One minute video
Insurance Networking News | April 2013
John describes the six components of successful business analytics projects.

Telematics drive big changes in auto insurance industry
CIO Journal | November 30, 2012
Deloitte Consulting LLP’s John Lucker, principal; Stephen Packard, director; and Mark Hill, specialist leader, are quoted throughout this article on the effects of telematics initiatives on the insurance sector.

Turning customer analytics insight to action: How CFOs can lead the way
The Wall Street Journal | August 16, 2012
John discusses why the role of a CFO is a good fit for leading analytics efforts.

3 steps to exploiting analytics
TDWI | August 7, 2012
The article, authored by John Lucker, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, discusses the three things that companies may do to harness the potential of analytics.

Telematics: Creative destruction, or just destructive?
Insurance Networking News | August 3, 2012
John Lucker and Stephen Packard, Deloitte Consulting LLP are interviewed discuss how telematics challenges business models by potentially eroding premiums and profits, but also offers an opportunity for differentiation in a market historically driven by price.

Customer analytics: 5 tips for getting started
The Wall Street Journal | June 19, 2012
John shares five steps that companies can take help attract, grow and retain customers.

5 reasons analytics projects can fail
The Wall Street Journal | June 6, 2012
John outlines five common hurdles organizations face when pursuing business analytics initiatives.

Why some CEOs are so skeptical of analytics
The Wall Street Journal | June 5, 2012
In this article John discusses why senior executives are skeptical of predictive analytics and why companies should consider shifting to more fact-based decision-making.

It’s time to get real about analytics
The Wall Street Journal | April 12, 2012
This article, authored by John Lucker, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, outlines what organizations can do to generate insights for fact-based predictions through real analytics.

The path to a corporate culture enlightened by business analytics
SearchCIO | December 15, 2011
A look at how the CIO can create an analytics-aware culture with value to individual units and the enterprise.

Assessing an enterprise’s analytics maturity
SearchCIO | December 15, 2011
Assessing your approach and successes in applying analytics to different business functions.

Business analytics: Creating one version of the truth
SearchCIO | December 15, 2011
Insights on fact-based analytics culture versus one that's instinct-driven.

Big data finds ally in predictive analytics but combo requires care
SearchBusinessAnalytics | November 29, 2011
Using big data in predictive analytics.

Developing a predictive analytics program doable on a limited budget
SearchBusinessAnalytics | November 4, 2011
Considerations for leveraging predictive analytics in an organisation on a specific budget.

Big picture data
Water Technology | October 21, 2011
Insights on how companies can use analytics to work with big data.

Deloitte analytics: A social media website for BI insiders
Smart data collective | August 31, 2011
Business analytics and social media combine in the real analytics website,

Deloitte opens analytics social media site
Accounting today | August 30, 2011
Insights on real analytics social media website fosters a collaborative environment that connects specialists, clients, researchers, academics, media and other parties.

Social media stock picks come to Bloomberg
Information week | August 29, 2011
How social market analytics helps traders and fund managers make better stock market picks.

The emerging world of non-traditional and synthetic data
Fierce CIO | August 26, 2011
Insights on the expanding pool of data sources and how companies are using them to develop new forms of information.

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