See below the Analytics Translator role as explained by the Harvard Business Review (HBR) . At each step in the analytics initiative the translator has an important role to play:
Step 1. Identifying and prioritizing business use cases
Translator role: Works with business-unit leaders to identify and prioritize problems that analytics is suited to solve.
Step 2: Collecting and preparing data
Translator role: Helps identify the business data needed to produce the most useful insights.
Step 3: Building the analytics engine
Translator’s role: Ensures the solution solves the business problem in the most efficient and interpretable way for business users.
Step 4: Validating and deriving business implications
Translator role: Synthesizes complex analytics-derived insights into easy-to-understand, actionable recommendations that business users can easily extract and execute on.
Step 5: Implementing the solution and executing on insights
Translator role: Drives adoption among business users.