With just one week to go until the window for nominations to the DataIQ 100 2020 edition closes, the pressure is on to get your name onto the long list. Competition is intense - Will you make the 2020 list?
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.
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.
At the beginning of November, IT veteran Tiffany Hall took on the role of chair of Ada, National College for Digital Skills. She tells Toni Sekinah how she hopes to support the college, which is helping more diverse groups of students enter the STEM sector, as it enters its second phase.
Yasmeen Ahmad, of Teradata, began her data career with a PhD in proteomics data. She tells Toni Sekinah about being a role model for women in data, the different attitudes to regulation in Europe and the US and why she is so excited by the prospect of personalised medicine.
Professor Daniel Ray is a veteran of the healthcare data sector and is our number two in the DataIQ 100 2019. He told Toni Sekinah how patients and clinicians can be empowered by data and what he plans to do once he leaves his role at the end of this decade.
Since launching in 2015, Women in Data has seen its community and conference audiences grow significantly. On the eve of the fifth event, its co-founders told David Reed why, despite an active and growing cohort of female data practitioners, there is still such a long way to go - and therefore a need for the network.
Michael Anderson is the pioneer of Elevated Leadership, a leadership approach that uses personal growth to develop the natural style of each individual. Ahead of his keynote presentation at this week’s ScotSoft, DataIQ asked him about leadership and how to develop the right culture in business.
This week sees the annual Scottish tech event, ScotSoft. As developers, vendors and industry leaders make their way to Edinburgh, DataIQ caught up with one of the keynote speakers, Ross Tuffee, about the importance of inspiring young people to take up careers in the tech sector.
Payal Jain of JCURV scooped the Transformation with Data prize at the DataIQ Awards in the summer. She tells Toni Sekinah about JCURV’s ‘datagility’ model and the biggest challenge she and the team faced during the transformation process at Sainsbury’s.