F.A.Q.

Your questions, answered.

How is Enki different to online courses?

There are two big problems with online-only courses. One - they’re not customised by role and company. And two - there’s little if any guidance from an expert.

The result? Tiny completion rates and little visibility on how the course affected actual productivity in a job.

Enki is different. We first identify how each employee’s workflow and productivity can be improved with the skills taught in the Camp. They then complete exercises customized for them. On top of this, they are matched with a mentor in our data expert network, who ensures they’re never stuck or confused.

The Enki platform has other features (like cohort-based learning, Slack and calendar integrations) that online courses don’t have, but the customization and mentor-guided approach are the biggest reasons why our course completion is over 90%. To top it off, the company gets visibility on the benefits and return on investment.

What are all the course options that Enki offers?

Enki is best known for being the most effective way for any professional to become strong in Looker, Tableau, SQL and navigating their company’s datasets. The full list of Enki’s modules (we call them “Camps”) are here.

What companies and professionals is Enki a good fit for?

Enki makes the biggest difference to the workflow of operations, product, marketing and sales professionals at companies with over 50 employees.

Enki’s partners that have seen the most objective value are fintech, marketplace and B2B companies who either use a business intelligence tool (like Tableau or Looker), or simply collect a lot of data on their customers.

How do I know the impact of Enki’s Camps?

After every Camp (and on a monthly basis with our company partners) we share a report with a cost-benefit analysis for every learner. These benefits are based on an estimate of time and cost savings resulting from the learner’s new workflow, as well as potential impact.

How long does each Camp take?

One of the key principles of each Camp is that it can be done alongside a full-time job. The time investment is typically 2-3 hours per week for 2 or 4 weeks depending on the Camp.

Most of this is done async (exercises and chats with the mentor), and we work around each learner’s schedule for any live chats with the mentor.

Who are Enki’s mentors, and how does guidance with them work?

Enki’s mentors are data analysts who work full-time at some of the top fintech, marketplace and B2B companies in the US. They’ve been carefully vetted by the Enki data and content teams.

They spend 2-5 hours mentoring and guiding our partners’ employees every week. This time is split in three parts: 1) reviewing and giving feedback on learners’ exercise submissions, 2) discussing any blockers or issues with them, and 3) helping them apply their new skills to their role in the highest impact way possible.

How does Enki customize the platform for each person and team?

Prior to any learner starting a Camp, we identify their “end goal” in terms of how those skills can have the highest impact in their role. The exact exercises and their order is then customized based on this.

On top of this, we also have modules which are customized based on the company’s internal documentation and interviews with the data team. Get in touch to learn more!

How does Enki’s pricing work?

We have three pricing options for companies: Startup ($500 / month), Series A ($2,500 / month) and growth ($10,000 / month). This corresponds to 10, 60 and 300 people becoming strong with data during the course of a year respectively.

We also create custom packages based on team and individual needs. See the full pricing page here.

What if we already have data analysts working on data requests for my team?

That’s great — because what Enki can do for your team now is scale that data analyst resource in a cost-effective way.

There are two big problems with relying solely on a data team for all the data requests the company needs. One - it doesn’t scale. Either it becomes prohibitively expensive as the team grows, or a big bottleneck is created which impacts speed and quality of decision making. Two - there is often a loss in translation between the business and data team.

This is why many business intelligence tools like Tableau and Looker have become popular with companies over the last few years. But! These tools are not easy to get started with or to use to their full potential for employees. Enki can help with that in an efficient and cost-effective way.

What if we don’t have resources or time to do training internally right now?

Enki can help! Think of us as a data academy - but on demand and software-enabled. So we can provide that training resource for you: instantly, without any heavy lifting from your side, and leveraging a large network of data experts.

And if there seems to be no time to learn for your employees — keep in mind that whether or not they are “formally” learning, they are continuously learning “informally” themselves in the context of data, one way or another, on the job. Every day they are discussing with colleagues how to prioritise, thinking of ways of using data and feedback to make improvements, looking at reports and data to serve customers better, spending time in your business intelligence tool to understand the business better. Enki can make all those processes far more efficient and effective than they are today.

The price of inaction takes the form of bad decisions, wasted time and missed opportunities. It’s far too high not to think about how to formalise and structure this learning process.

What if our schema or data stack isn’t ready for business users?

First, we have Camps that don’t involve touching a company’s data stack - like Data 101 and Excel / Sheets. Many employees often start with Enki there.

Second, many of our partners are surprised how much our SQL and BI tool Camps can generate increases in efficiency and improvement in decision making overall even if their tables are messy or inaccessible.

Finally, Enki can help make your data infrastructure better and more accessible! Our [Know your Data] Camp directly addresses the problem of business employees having difficulty in navigating and understanding their company’s tables and schema.

What if we already have workshops or other processes set up internally for data training?

That’s great — because what Enki can do for your team now is scale that data analyst resource in a cost-effective way.

There are two big problems with relying solely on a data team for all the data requests the company needs. One - it doesn’t scale. Either it becomes prohibitively expensive as the team grows, or a big bottleneck is created which impacts speed and quality of decision making. Two - there is often a loss in translation between the business and data team.

This is why many business intelligence tools like Tableau and Looker have become popular with companies over the last few years. But! These tools are not easy to get started with or to use to their full potential for employees. Enki can help with that in an efficient and cost-effective way.

Congratulations — your company is probably ahead of the curve data literacy wise! Now Enki can help you streamline and scale your processes.

Setting up and managing a streamlined training process is difficult, and if done properly with the right follow ups with every learner, takes a lot of time.

For companies who have already have any data training internally, we usually adopt a “divide and conquer” approach. We figure out together how our software, content, streamlined processes and data expert network can complement and scale the efforts of your employees who are already spending time doing any training manually. Get in touch to learn more!

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