Lyndsay Weir is global data and analytics manager at Nestlé. At the Women in Data conference in November, she was named as one of the new list of female industry role models, the 20 in Data and Tech. She told DataIQ how being a female leader and role model can be done in a quiet way.
For data-driven organisations, some of your most high-potential employees are those with strong data skills and a desire to share them with others. James Eiloart of Tableau explains how to identify and manage these data champions
Dun & Bradstreet, a business information data company that provides business credit reports, has over 330 million business records on its Data Cloud. Andy Crisp tells Toni Sekinah about his observation having completed 20 years in at Dun & Bradstreet and what it means to ‘own’ data at the company.
Electronics giant Siemens and blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan are both improving their data practices with a self-service analytics platform. Toni Sekinah hears from Jon Cajacob and Franky Stephenson who say that self-serve analytics is making their organisations more efficient and more productive, and the charity data is no longer in a ’shack’.
Reema Poddar of Teradata heads up the company’s technology and innovation office and looks after the information security. She tells Toni Sekinah about the women she admired in the technology and business worlds, what she does to make sure the customer comes first and how she encourages diversity in her organisation.
Concerns about data privacy and data security are top obstacles to effective use of data and analytics. This is finding of a report by Microstrategy of 500 data professionals across five countries. Toni Sekinah reports.
Dustin Spangler of Larry H Miller Sports and Entertainment has a huge variety of data to deal with as sports teams, a cycle race and a cinema chain, to name a few, fall under his company’s umbrella. He tells Toni Sekinah the challenges that he and his team face when dealing with that variety of data and how they went about choosing a cloud platform.
Energy industry research and consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie, has been integrating its numerous data sources into a single platform since the end of 2018. Karen Padir and Craig Foot tell Toni Sekinah how the platform Lens and its latest module are helping the company’s clients, consultants and researchers to locate and evaluate energy sources.
We are stardust, we are golden. But data scientists could soon be finding themselves ushered out of the garden they have been enjoying for the last five years. The reason? In a down economy, companies look to cut out expensive overheads and replace them with the very automation they have been asking this function to build. David Reed explains.
Technology is to buzzwords as jam is to wasps. But don’t let the jargon put you off - underneath these terms there are innovative approaches that can help to transform your business. James Eiloart of Tableau explains why data democratisation is one such example.