Amy Chalfen leads a team that ensures the successful implementation of solutions for large financial institutions, insurance providers, retailers, governments and telecoms companies at consumer credit reporting company Experian. She tells to Toni Sekinah about her leadership style and the key to frictionless collaboration.
Data science and analytics company Alteryx launched the Women of Analytics series of events three years ago to coincide with Women’s History Month. Olivia Duane Adams of Alteryx tells Toni Sekinah about the origins of the initiative and the changes she has seen in the field of analytics throughout the years.
In the public sector, there is a need to be creative with resources in order for them to stretch and meet increasing demand for services. Neill Crump of Worcestershire County Council told Toni Sekinah how the non-metropolitan council is piloting new ways of sharing data to reduce vulnerability across the county.
’Diversity is better for business’ is a phrase that has entered the common parlance of the business world. But how can data decision-makers recruit and retain a diverse range of employees to help insight businesses to flourish? Toni Sekinah has some tips.
Zurich Insurance went through a transformation to simplify its data processes, and was recognised with a DataIQ Transformation with Data award. Toni Sekinah speaks to Anita Fernqvist who led the turnaround.
It was International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March and for those who may wonder why the need for female-focused days, events and initiatives, Toni Sekinah offers some salient arguments as to why they are necessary, especially in the world of data and analytics.
It can be quite hard to remain optimistic in the current climate. While much of this is down to perception, some of these worries are very practical - what price tomatoes post-Brexit, for example? So, where can we look for a more upbeat response to the world around us? The DataIQ 100 launch event provided three good reasons to be cheerful.
"I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept." These are the words of activist Angela Davis, which Yasmin Hinds of Sopra Steria put into action. She told Toni Sekinah how speaking up and calling for change meant that she went from being a conference delegate one year to a panellist the next.
The remit of Lindsay Pellow, head of member data and insight at The Co-op, has expanded. She works alongside two other heads of data and insight. They specialise in marketing and the retail business, while Pellow focuses on member data. The three...
Despite ending up as an advertising data and technology specialist, Lara Izlan studied economics at undergraduate level at an Ivy League university. Though she loved the subject, she found the classical way in which the economic theories were tau...