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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.

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
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How Expedia uses data to power its business relationships with Raegan Armstrong

5/9/2024
Curious about how Expedia leverages data to fuel its vast network of partnerships in the travel industry? Join us as we dive into the world of global travel partnerships with Raegan Armstrong, Senior Director of Global Airline Partnerships at Expedia Group. In this discussion, Raegan sheds light on the critical role of data in driving strategic decisions and operational agility. Tune in now and discover how Expedia utilises data-driven insights to identify growth opportunities, tackle global challenges, and ensure seamless experiences for partners and travellers. ***** Cynozure is a leading data, analytics and AI company that helps organisations to reach their data potential. They work with clients on data and AI strategy, data management, data architecture and engineering, analytics and AI, data culture and literacy, and change management and leadership. The company was named one of The Sunday Times’ fastest-growing private companies in 2022 and 2023 and named the Best Place to Work in Data by DataIQ in 2023. For more information, visit www.cynozure.com.

Duration:00:34:32

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How artificial intelligence plays a role in developing life-saving drugs with Volodimir Olexiouk

4/25/2024
Join host Jason Foster in a fascinating conversation with Volodimir Olexiouk, Director of Scientific Engagement at BioLizard. Together, they delve into the revolutionary intersection of artificial intelligence and pharmaceuticals, exploring how AI is transforming the landscape of drug discovery. Tune in now and gain insights into the innovative ways AI is transforming drug discovery and shaping the future of healthcare and biotechnology. Check out our free AI Scorecard and we'll send you a personalised report that outlines what's needed to drive innovation to your business and be competitive.

Duration:00:39:51

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Diary of a CDO: First Citizens Bank: The evolution of the CDAO role over 6 years with Brian Paull

4/11/2024
In this episode of The Diary of a CDO, Brian Paull, Chief Data & Analytics Officer and Executive VP at First Citizens Bank takes us on a journey through the evolution of the CDAO role over six years. He discusses how his responsibilities have changed, the efforts to enhance the understanding of the data team's function and value over time, and the delicate balance of delivering strategic business value and focusing on meeting regulatory requirements. Join us for a fascinating exploration of the dynamic world of data analytics in banking.

Duration:00:26:22

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Diary Of A CDO: Nurturing data teams to deliver business success with Bart Vandenreijt

4/4/2024
In this episode of The Diary of a CDO, Bart Vandenreijt, Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Partenamut, a Belgian health insurer, shares his journey of transforming a disjointed data and analytics team into a business-critical function. In the context of his business background, he discusses how they've overcome challenges, aligned the data strategy with business objectives and been able to secure consistent funding to grow the team. Bart emphasises the value of hands-on, practical solutions, setting realistic expectations, and the pivotal role of his team in driving impactful change.

Duration:00:30:59

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Diary of a CDO: Using data & analytics for competitive advantage with Steve Janoo

3/28/2024
In this episode of The Diary of a CDO, Steve Janoo, the Chief Data Officer for Diageo, discusses his role in driving data, analytics and the digital technology strategy globally for the renowned beverage company. Steve shares insights into his career, transitioning from a CIO to a CDO, and the evolving landscape of data leadership in organisations. From the importance of integrating data across functions to the challenges of prioritisation and managing expectations, Steve provides valuable perspectives for both data and business leaders.

Duration:00:21:23

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Diary of a CDO: Establishing the data agenda in Professional Services with Gareth Powell

3/21/2024
In this Diary of a CDO special, guest host Hayley Green is joined by Gareth Powell, Group Data Officer and Partner at Irwin Mitchell, to discuss his role in leading the organisation's data transformation journey. Gareth shares insights from his journey as a first-generation Chief Data Officer, navigating the complexities of a professional services organisation. From defining his role's mandate during the hiring process to adapting strategies amidst broader business changes, Gareth provides invaluable lessons on building trust and fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making.

Duration:00:19:32

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Diary of a CDO: Navigating C-Suite Leadership with Ibrahim Gokcen

3/14/2024
In this Diary of a CDO special, guest host Hayley Green is joined by Ibrahim Gokcen, Chief Data and Analytics Officer for Aon. Ibrahim shares his diverse background of leadership roles and how that's shaped the CDO he is today. They delve into Ibrahim's diverse leadership background and its impact on his CDO role today. The conversation highlights the power of data to foster innovation, the critical role of trust in leadership, and the necessity for C-suite executives to understand the connection between business strategy and data strategy. Tune in to learn valuable lessons from Ibrahim's journey.

Duration:00:23:35

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Breaking Through Imposter Syndrome with Tara Halliday

3/8/2024
Join Jason Foster in this enlightening episode as he revisits a compelling conversation with Tara Halliday, an esteemed expert on Imposter Syndrome. Tara specialises in guiding leaders and business executives to overcome their limiting beliefs and unlock their full potential. Together, they delve into the complexities of Imposter Syndrome, exploring its definition, origins, recognisable symptoms, and actionable strategies for overcoming overwhelming feelings. Tune in to gain invaluable insights and practical wisdom from Tara as she sheds light on navigating this common challenge.

Duration:00:33:12

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Closing the digital skills gap with Olivia Duane Adams and Jason Belland

2/22/2024
In today's episode, host Jason Foster is joined by Olivia Duane Adams (Libby), Chief Advocacy Officer and co-founder of Alteryx, and Jason Belland, Vice President of the Global Sparked Education Program at Alteryx. Together, they delve into the critical role of data analytics in modern education and its transformative impact on bridging skill gaps and empowering individuals worldwide. Join the conversation as they explore the evolving landscape of skill acquisition, discuss the importance of collaboration among academia, industry, and government, and highlight how democratising access to data education is revolutionising industries across the globe.

Duration:00:44:36

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Data quality can save the world with Danette McGilvray

2/8/2024
Join host Jason Foster in a captivating conversation with Danette McGilvray, the President and Principal of Granite Falls Consulting. Delve into the transformative power of data quality as they discuss practical approaches to address data issues at any organisational level. Explore responsibilities and understand the crucial role individuals play in this insightful dialogue. Tune in to discover why and how "Data quality can save the world."

Duration:00:38:33

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The role insights plays in growing the newest brand in global golf with Ross Antrobus

1/25/2024
In this episode, host Jason Foster explores the captivating world of LIV Golf with special guest Ross Antrobus, Vice President of Insight, Analytics, and Loyalty at LIV Golf. Together, they delve into the intriguing LIV story and brand, shedding light on the pivotal role insights play in shaping the newest brand in global golf and how insights drive decisions, influence commercial success, and foster loyalty among fans. Join the conversation to unravel the fascinating intersection of sports, data, and innovation, and explore the strategic moves that propel LIV Golf to success.

Duration:00:40:40

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Challenges of preparing young people with the right data and digital skills for the future with Rachel Keane and Nicki Clegg

1/11/2024
Embark on a captivating exploration of education's future and technology's role with host Jason Foster, joined by Rachel Keane, Chief Data Inspirer at Dig Data, and Nicki Clegg, Industry Stakeholder Relationship Manager at STEM Learning. The conversation delves into the challenges of equipping young people with essential data and digital skills for the future, covering topics like data literacy, the profound impact of AI on learning, responsible AI use, and the critical collaboration between businesses and schools. Tune in to join the conversation and discover insights on bridging the gap between education and the dynamic demands of the professional landscape.

Duration:00:43:07

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A Year in Review: Top Conversations of 2023

12/28/2023
Join host Jason Foster in this special year-end episode as he takes you on a captivating journey through some of the most insightful and thought-provoking conversations from the past 12 months. In this mashup of the best discussions on data, technology, AI, and leadership, Jason reflects on the diverse range of topics covered by brilliant guests, providing a unique retrospective of the year's most compelling insights

Duration:00:40:54

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Data as a product: delivering business value with agilitywith James Lupton and Tim Connold

12/14/2023
Join us for a deep dive into the realm of data products and data product management in this insightful conversation with James Lupton, Cynozure's CTO, and Tim Connold, Customer Director at Cynozure. In this discussion they answer burning questions from business and data leaders and cover the fundamentals of what data products are, the fundamental mindset needed for their development, common struggles in implementation, and the ideal environment for success. From delivering value and prioritising customer needs to embracing failure, this episode provides valuable insights for leaders shaping data strategy and execution.

Duration:00:29:44

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Using data and AI to modernise the experience of rail travel with Mike Hyde

11/30/2023
In this episode, join host Jason Foster as he sits down with Mike Hyde, Chief Data Officer at Trainline. Together, they delve into the fascinating world of using data and artificial intelligence to revolutionise the rail travel experience. Mike underscores the critical need for the rail industry to understand customers deeply—analyzing travel patterns, desires, and behaviours. Discover how Trainline is navigating the complexities of the rail industry, simplifying the journey for passengers, and leveraging cutting-edge AI to shape the future of rail travel.

Duration:00:47:12

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The relationship between data management and decision making with Laura Sebastian-Coleman

11/16/2023
Join host Jason Foster and Laura Sebastian-Coleman, VP of Data Management and Governance at Prudential Financial, for an insightful discussion around the intricate challenges organisations face in managing data effectively. Laura delves into the complexities of data connectivity and the difficulties in visualising and utilising data optimally, shedding light on the relationship between data management and decision-making. She shares valuable insights into the cultural perspective of data management, emphasising the need for awareness, formalisation of successful practices, and the pivotal role of leadership in nurturing a data-centric culture.

Duration:00:41:11

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Exploring data leadership challenges with Jason Foster and Helen Blaikie

11/2/2023
In this special episode, we explore the world of Chief Data Officers and their complex challenges. Join us as we share insights from our recent 'Ask Me Anything' session, where data leaders asked their burning questions anonymously, creating a safe space for open discussion. Jason Foster, CEO at Cynozure, and Helen Blaikie, Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Aston University, answer all these complex questions and share their views and thoughts on data valuation, success metrics, overcoming resistance to change, CDO placement, and more. Tune in to gain valuable insights into the world of data leadership.

Duration:00:25:25

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Moving to a decentralised approach to data at Wayfair, with Nachiket Mehta

10/19/2023
Uncover the transformative power of decentralising data with host Jason Foster and Nachiket Mehta, Head of Data and Analytics Engineering at Wayfair. They delve into Wayfair's journey from a centralised data approach to a decentralised model, the challenges they encountered, the value created, and how it has led to faster and more informed decision-making. Explore how Wayfair is utilising domain models, data contracts, and a platform-based approach to empower teams and enhance overall performance, and learn how decentralisation can revolutionise your organisation's data practices and drive business growth.

Duration:00:38:26

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Using artificial intelligence to provide better life insurance with Glenn Hofmann

10/5/2023
Can artificial intelligence change the future of life insurance? Join Host Jason Foster as he sits down with Glenn Hofmann, the Chief Analytics Officer at New York Life, to explore the transformative power of AI in the insurance industry. In this episode, discover how AI is reshaping risk assessment, revolutionising customer retention strategies, and optimising office spaces at one of the largest financial companies in the United States. Glenn shares invaluable insights on responsible AI implementation, governance, and the ethical considerations essential for success in the insurance sector.

Duration:00:41:14

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Building large language models in government with Steve Rennie

9/21/2023
Join host Jason Foster and Steve Rennie, Director of Data-Driven Technologies at the Federal Department of Agriculture in the Canadian government, for an insightful exploration into the transformative power of large language models in government. In this episode, they delve deep into the pivotal role of data, artificial intelligence (AI), and robotic process automation (RPA) in reshaping government operations, the approach and real-world applications of building large language models, and the myriad opportunities they unlock.

Duration:00:35:48