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Discover the strategies that convert data into insights and action. Acclaimed data analytics leaders will unearth the secrets of their success in each episode. Subscribe below to stay abreast of the best practices, trends, and technologies driving our fast-paced industry! For transcript articles of the podcasts visit https://www.eckerson.com/podcasts/secrets-of-data-analytics-leaders

Discover the strategies that convert data into insights and action. Acclaimed data analytics leaders will unearth the secrets of their success in each episode. Subscribe below to stay abreast of the best practices, trends, and technologies driving our fast-paced industry! For transcript articles of the podcasts visit https://www.eckerson.com/podcasts/secrets-of-data-analytics-leaders

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Discover the strategies that convert data into insights and action. Acclaimed data analytics leaders will unearth the secrets of their success in each episode. Subscribe below to stay abreast of the best practices, trends, and technologies driving our fast-paced industry! For transcript articles of the podcasts visit https://www.eckerson.com/podcasts/secrets-of-data-analytics-leaders

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English

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(617) 653-5957


Episodes

Audio Blog: Business Intelligence on the Cloud Data Lake, Part 2 by Kevin Petrie

6/25/2020
This is an audio blog on BI on the Cloud Data Lake and how to improve the productivity of data engineers. We'll dive deeper into the question; what’s the best measure of success for data pipeline efficiency? This is part 2 of a two part blog. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/business-intelligence-on-the-cloud-data-lake-part-2-improving-the-productivity-of-data-engineers

Duration:00:05:31

Audio Blog: Business Intelligence on the Cloud Data Lake, Part 1 by Kevin Petrie

6/22/2020
This audio blog is about business intelligence on the cloud data lake and why it arose and how to architect for it. This is Part 1 of a two part blog series. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/business-intelligence-on-the-cloud-data-lake-part-1-why-it-arose-and-how-to-architect-for-it

Duration:00:06:35

Audio Blog: All Hail, the Data Lakehouse! (If Built on a Modern Data Warehouse) by Wayne Eckerson

6/17/2020
This audio blog is about the data lakehouse and how it is the latest incantation from a handful of data lake providers to usurp the rapidly changing cloud data warehousing market. It is one of three blogs featured in the data lakehouse series. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/all-hail-the-data-lakehouse-if-built-on-a-modern-data-warehouse

Duration:00:07:58

Audio Blog: An Architect’s View of the Data Lakehouse: Perplexity and Perspective by Dave Wells

6/12/2020
This is an audio blog about the perplexities of the Data Lakehouse and if it is, indeed, the "paradigm of the decade". To hear more of Eckerson Group perspectives on the data lakehouse be sure to check out the blogs from colleagues, Wayne Eckerson and Kevin Petrie, and the recording of our recent Shop Talk discussion. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/an-architect-s-view-of-the-data-lakehouse-perplexity-and-perspective

Duration:00:06:53

Audio Blog: Data Lakehouses Hold Water (thanks to the Cloud Data Lake) by Kevin Petrie

6/11/2020
This audio blog discusses the Data Lakehouse, a marketing concept that evokes clean PowerPoint imagery, and why and how the New Cloud Data Lake will play a very real role in modern enterprise environments. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/data-lakehouses-hold-water-thanks-to-the-cloud-data-lake

Duration:00:05:35

Audio Blog: The Next Wave of Cloud Migrations Needs Data Streaming by Kevin Petrie

6/7/2020
This audio blog discusses cloud adoption and how data teams will migrate an increasing portion of their on-premises operational and analytics workloads to the cloud. They can best meet budget and project requirements by using data streaming technologies such as change data capture (CDC), which replicates real-time updates between data source and target. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/the-next-wave-of-cloud-migrations-needs-data-streaming

Duration:00:05:04

Audio Blog: CHOP Harnesses the Power of Data & Analytics to Address COVID-19 by Wayne Eckerson

5/15/2020
This audio blog is about how the CHOP’s data and analytics (DnA) team uses near real-time data and information to decide how to marshal its resources to contain the pandemic. The culmination of all of this work has been an enterprise COVID-19 dashboard that is distributed to enterprise leadership daily. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/chop-harnesses-the-power-of-data-analytics-to-address-the-covid-19-pandemic

Duration:00:05:50

Audio Blog: The Data Mesh- Re-thinking Data Integration by Kevin Petrie

5/15/2020
This audio blog is about the emerging concept of the data mesh and how enterprises are working tirelessly to centralize diverse, ever-multiplying datasets by transforming mountains of data they don’t understand, into information that analysts do understand. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/the-data-mesh-re-thinking-data-integration

Duration:00:07:33

Tiankai Feng: Consumer Analytics in the Age of COVID-19

4/22/2020
As of this writing, billions of consumers live in quarantine. They buy what they need online, comforting themselves with food, TV, and toilet paper. Nobody is splurging at the mall. To say the least, it is an interesting time to analyze discretionary consumer behavior. As Director of the Voice of Consumer Analytics at Adidas, Tiankai helps measure and manage the perception of a consumer brand that is mentioned on social media an average of 260,000 times per day. An amateur musician, Tiankai...

Duration:00:28:16

Audio Blog: Data Storytelling, Part I- Telling It Like It Is, And Was, And Will Be by Jake Freivald

4/16/2020
This audio blog focuses on data storytelling and how it uses numbers, narrative, and visuals to communicate insights that would otherwise be hard to absorb. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/data-storytelling-part-i-telling-it-like-it-is-and-was-and-will-be

Duration:00:09:15

Audio Blog: How COVID-19 Will Drive Adoption of Natural Language Processing by Kevin Petrie

4/15/2020
This audio blog focuses on increase usage of NLP to navigate different formats, languages, terminologies, and biases and how this technology will help analyze the fast-growing body of research on COVID-19. Originally published at: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/how-covid-19-will-drive-adoption-of-natural-language-processing

Duration:00:05:31

Joe Dossantos: The Role of Chief Data Officer

4/2/2020
Chief data officers (CDOs) first appeared in enterprise organizations after the Sarbanes Oxley Act became law in the United States in 2002 to improve corporate governance controls. CDOs started with a trickle, but have since become a flood, now populating more than two-thirds of large enterprises, according to a recent survey by NewVantage Partners. To explore this dynamic role in detail, we invited Joe Dossantos, newly minted CDO for the data and analytics software vendor Qlik. Joe is...

Duration:00:27:10

Audio Blog: Seven Core Responsibilities of a Chief Data Officer by Jennifer Hay

12/30/2019
A chief data officer not only defines a data strategy to meet current needs but also evolves the strategy to ensure that the organization derives value far into the future. Originally published at https://www.eckerson.com/articles/seven-core-responsibilities-of-a-chief-data-officer-cdo

Duration:00:08:51

Audio Blog: How to Succeed with Self-Service Analytics, Know Thy Customer by Wayne Eckerson

12/15/2019
Data leaders who launch self-service analytics programs without knowing their business users risk unleashing chaos. Data leaders need to canvas the organization and understand who produces what information for whom and where. Originally published at https://www.eckerson.com/articles/succeeding-with-self-service-analytics-know-thy-customer

Duration:00:10:12

Audio Blog: Master Data Management: A Modern Guide for Data Governance Professionals by Kevin Petrie

12/9/2019
Master Data Management is no shiny object. But like many traditional IT practices, MDM is being severely tested – and rendered all the more strategic – by digitalization and rising data volumes. Originally published at https://www.eckerson.com/articles/five-master-data-management-best-practices-for-enterprises

Duration:00:06:16

Justin Langseth: The Rise of the Data Marketplace

12/9/2019
The rise of machine learning has placed a premium on finding new sources of data to fuel predictive models. But acquiring external data is often expensive and many data sets are rife with errors and difficult to combine with internal data. But that’s going to change in 2020. To help us understand the scale, scope, and dimensions of emerging data marketplaces is Justin Langseth, one of the visionaries in our space. Justin is a VP at Snowflake responsible for the Snowflake Data Exchange. Prior...

Duration:00:32:54

Audio Blog: Data Quality - Critical For Building Trust by Aaron Fuller

11/27/2019
Data quality and leadership trust levels may not seem connected, but they’re inextricably linked. Here’s why ... Originally published at https://www.eckerson.com/articles/using-data-quality-to-build-trust-in-the-business-leaders

Duration:00:05:03

Audio Blog: Use Data & Analytics to Drive Innovation by Julian Ereth

11/20/2019
Data is critical for learning about the needs of the market, product bugs and issues, competitive solutions, and many other things. As such, analytics plays an important role in the innovation process. Originally published at https://www.eckerson.com/articles/how-can-analytics-support-business-innovation

Duration:00:05:59

Audio Blog: Invest Less in New Tech, and More in Your Data Values by Aaron Fuller

11/4/2019
All organizations need to go down a similar path of data maturity. While you can skip steps in technology, you can’t skip steps in business data maturity. Originally published at https://www.eckerson.com/articles/evolutionary-not-revolutionary-invest-less-in-new-tech-and-more-in-your-data-values

Duration:00:06:18

Matthew Schwartz: How to Maximize Your Use of a BI Tool in New and Imaginative Ways

11/1/2019
In this episode, Wayne Eckerson and Matthew Schwartz discuss non-traditional uses of business intelligence tools. Although BI tools have been around for almost three decades, most companies just scratch the surface of what’s possible to do with those tools. Using web layers and APIs, a company can use their imagination to customize and leverage their exiting BI tool-set to monetize data, integrate tribal knowledge and build industry-specific proprietary products. Matthew Schwartz is the...

Duration:00:32:15