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The original data podcast. The Hub and Spoken podcast is a series of fascinating discussions with today's top data and business leaders from across the business world. The conversations explore how to add most value to organisations through the use of data and analytics, and how best to organise yourself to achieve that value. It talks about how to define and deliver data strategy, and the best way to return business value.

The original data podcast. The Hub and Spoken podcast is a series of fascinating discussions with today's top data and business leaders from across the business world. The conversations explore how to add most value to organisations through the use of data and analytics, and how best to organise yourself to achieve that value. It talks about how to define and deliver data strategy, and the best way to return business value.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The original data podcast. The Hub and Spoken podcast is a series of fascinating discussions with today's top data and business leaders from across the business world. The conversations explore how to add most value to organisations through the use of data and analytics, and how best to organise yourself to achieve that value. It talks about how to define and deliver data strategy, and the best way to return business value.

Twitter:

@cynozure_uk

Language:

English

Contact:

07980448095


Episodes

Using insights at the Boston Red Sox with Jon Hey

8/4/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster speaks to Jon Hay, Vice President, Data, Intelligence & Analytics at the Boston Red Sox, about using insights at the Boston Red Sox. Jon shares his journey from economics to data, talks about the movie Moneyball, the use of predictive analytics in baseball and how data analytics have become an integral part of the sports industry. An interesting conversation on how sports organisations use data to make strategic decisions to scout new talent, optimise player...

Duration:00:41:32

Creating opportunities for black people in data with Sadiqah Musa

7/28/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster speaks to Sadiqah Musa, the founder-CEO of Black in Data, about creating opportunities for black people in data. In the data industry, people of colour are underrepresented, hold few leadership positions and face many barriers to entry. Sadiqah shares her brilliant journey in the data and talks about the challenges people of colour face in the data industry, how Black In Data provides support, and how to create opportunities for people of colour and...

Duration:00:33:54

Using data to better serve citizens in the US with Carlos Rivero

7/21/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster speaks to Carlos Rivero, an experienced data leader in the public sector, about the use of data in the public sector and how it impacts governments' choices and people. Carlos shares his journey in data science and leadership and illustrates how data speeds up government decision-making, how it is used in the US across the 3 different levels of government to meet the public's needs, the hiring process for data specialists, and the demand of digital services.

Duration:00:37:02

Taking a commercial approach to data leadership with Paul Briley

7/14/2022
In this episode, Jason talks to Paul Briley, an extremely experienced commercial B2B leader, data expert and a key senior member of the team at Cynozure supporting customers to develop and grow. A brilliant conversation about the great potential of taking a commercial approach and integrating it with data management, data product and technology solutions to drive real growth and maximise the benefits of data analytics.

Duration:00:36:08

Establish and embed a data-driven culture with Mikel Davis

7/7/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster talks to Mikel Davis, Senior Director of Strategic Analytics at Peacock, the streaming service for NBC, about establishing and embedding data and data-driven culture in organisations. A great conversation where Mikel shares her learnings and her brilliant experience supporting different types of organisations, how to strategically prioritise business goals to create a data strategy and structure data teams for success.

Duration:00:28:37

Data Saves Lives with Jason Foster

6/30/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster talks about the government’s new strategy around data in healthcare: an ambitious plan to harness the potential of data in the health and social care system in England to save lives - while maintaining the highest standards of privacy and ethics. Jason walks us through the plan: the vision, how the government is looking to implement the new healthcare data strategy, the priorities and the seven pillars of the data strategy.

Duration:00:12:26

How should a CDO spend their time? With Jason Foster

6/23/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster talks about the role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) and how to effectively balance the many different responsibilities that come with the role: data leadership, time allocation, prioritisation and focus. Jason also shares the 40-30-20-10 rule for data leaders, a framework you can use and adjust as a CDO, to help block time out for your tasks and juggle the many responsibilities.

Duration:00:10:32

Cryptocurrency and its impact on individuals and businesses with Erica Stanford

6/16/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster talks to Erica Stanford, author of Crypto Wars, founder of the Crypto Curry Club, and editor of Crypto Currier. All you need to know about Cryptocurrency: what is it, how is it used by people all over the world, its social and economic impact, how it is evolving, and its impact on the future. Erica also shares how people can protect themselves from scams and invest safely in crypto.

Duration:00:10:31

Lessons on the move from academia to industry with Tom Wilson

6/9/2022
In this episode, Jason talks to Tom Wilson, Solutions Architect at Cynozure. They discuss how to navigate the transition from academia to industry, and how to decide when the best time is to make the transition. Tom talks about his career in academia and his PhD background, how he found his passion for data science and applied his academic knowledge in his data roles. Last but not least, Tom shares insightful advice for people that are in academia and would like to move to industry.

Duration:00:37:57

Pragmatic data science focused on business impact at Capital One UK with Dan Kellett

6/2/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster talks to Dan Kellett, the Chief Data Officer at Capital One UK, about how important it is to create a centre of excellence and form strong relationships outside the data team. Dan shares his brilliant journey into data and talks about the role of the CDO and the structure of the data team at Capital One UK, how to balance short and long-term projects, and effectively allocate resources to achieve business goals.

Duration:00:30:32

The use of customer and digital analytics to sustain business growth at Kingfisher with Sophie Duffy

5/19/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster talks to Sophie Duffy, Head of Data and Analytics at the Kingfisher Group, an international home improvement conglomerate. They discuss how Kingfisher uses data and analytics to sustain business growth, enhance buyer experience with personalised solutions and tailor customer journeys online and in-store. Sophie also shares her brilliant journey in customer digital analytics, the importance of data teams and data management, and the skillset needed to ensure...

Duration:00:34:40

Surviving the New Age of Business Disruption with Tom Goodwin

5/12/2022
In this episode, Jason talks to Tom Goodwin, keynote speaker, consultant, TV presenter and author of Digital Darwinism: Surviving the New Age of Business Disruption. The talk about digital disruption and innovation, the profound implications of these fast changes and new technologies on business and the impact on people's lives and behaviours.

Duration:00:38:38

Equity by design - building a better world through data, stories and culture change with Sathya Bala

5/5/2022
In this podcast, Jason Foster talks to Sathya Bala, Founder & CEO of True Change and My Skin My Story, about true diversity and inclusivity in the workforce. Sathya talks about the differences between diversity, equity, and inclusion, the importance and benefits of having a more diverse workforce, and how organisations can drive real change and create a more diverse workplace.

Duration:00:43:10

Forget data literacy, think decision making literacy

4/28/2022
In this podcast, Jason talks through strategic decision-making and how it impacts data. It’s widely known that data is all about helping organisations make better decisions through factual information, however our current approach to data literacy rarely covers strategic decision-making.

Duration:00:07:40

Dashboards Aren't Dead with Jason Foster

4/21/2022
In this episode, Jason Foster talks about the role dashboards play in reporting. He talks about the purpose of dashboards, how they work within an organisation's data ecosystem and shares real-life examples of dashboards and their efficacy. They may be one of the oldest data products around, however, they still play a crucial role in an organisation’s data ecosystem.

Duration:00:07:34

Technology and architecture trends that will define the next generation of data platforms with James Lupton

4/14/2022
In this podcast, Jason Foster speaks to James Lupton, CTO at Cynozure, about major trends to look out for in data. They talk about James’ journey in data, his role as CTO of Cynozure, emerging data industry trends and tech solutions, metric layers, active metadata, reverse ETL, innovation and what will define the next generation of data platforms.

Duration:00:42:46

Data Mesh as a Framework for Data-Driven Value at Scale with Keith Goldthorpe

4/7/2022
In this podcast, Jason Foster speaks to Keith Goldthorpe, Lead Solution Architect at Cynozure, about Data Mesh and how it’s being used by many organisations to effectively grow and scale data strategies. They discuss how Data Mesh provides a new perspective, the four components of Data Mesh, the scenarios where Data Mesh is most viable and how companies are integrating Data Mesh into their organisation to scale rapidly.

Duration:00:47:04

The power of data science to transform the lives of others with Giselle Cory

3/31/2022
In this podcast, Jason Foster talks to Giselle Cory, CEO of DataKind UK - a charity that supports social sector organisations to use data science. They talk about DataKind’s mission, how data has provided valuable insights to different social organisations, how to build trust with data and the importance of volunteering data skills to help social change organisations.

Duration:00:33:04

Empower your organisation with insights by improving data literacy

3/24/2022
In this podcast, Jason speaks to Helen Blaikie, interim Chief Data Officer, Data Strategist and Cynozure's associate. They talk about data literacy, why it's crucial for organisations and how it empowers employees to make better decisions, identify opportunities, and solve problems. Helen also reveals the processes organisations can use to implement data literacy, what needs to be in place before starting, and how to avoid ‘data chaos'.

Duration:00:35:02

What Distinguishes Organisations that Are Successful with Data

3/17/2022
In this podcast, Jason speaks to Randy Bean, the author of “Fail Fast, Learn Faster” and a consultant to some of the largest data organisations in the world with experience ranging from venture-back startups to multinational corporations. Together, they discuss what sets a successful data strategy apart from the rest. Randy shares his journey into data and the key elements to become successful data-driven organisations: mindset, goals, ethics, culture, innovation and budget.

Duration:00:38:41