DataSpeak Series


With the DataSpeak series, we aim to build awareness around data quality and data management challenges, help businesses of all sizes make sense of their data, and enable leaders to make informed decisions. Our speakers are hand-picked based on their contribution to the industry and their role in shaping the current business world. LEARN MORE ► WinPure ( FOLLOW ► Linkedin ( YouTube (

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A Five-Step Framework to Building a Data Strategy - with Dora Boussias
Nov 23 2022
A Five-Step Framework to Building a Data Strategy - with Dora Boussias
Everyone's talking about aligning processes, people, technology, and data - but when it comes down to actually getting it done, many businesses still struggle with getting their data strategy right. Realizing this crucial gap, we've invited Dora Boussias, as our November speaker to help our audience with a five-step plan to create a successful data strategy implementation.Dora is a business data and technology leader with 25+ years experience in financial services, healthcare/medical technology, and retail industries. She has deep domain expertise in data, analytics, enterprise architecture and digital transformation. Additionally, she is among those rare leaders who walk the line between IT and business, driving change while making meaningful impact.Over casual conversations and in client demo sessions we identified a common problem affecting businesses - the lack of a data strategy. Even companies with the best engineers and analysts were having troubles aligning people, processes, and technology. When we met Dora through a LinkedIn reference, we knew she would be the right person to talk about building a data strategy implementation plan.What to Expect from the Session: A framework that you can use to build an effective implementation plan - and also pitfalls to avoid when creating the strategy. But most importantly, our live webinars are held so you can engage with the speaker and ask direct questions.You will discover how to: Align a business strategy with a data strategy Establish data governance & quality control for meaningful insights Define roles, accountability, and empowering business users Implement for business resiliency Lead a positive culture changeSome of the questions answered included:1. Talking about Data strategy is a word that is thrown around a lot. What meaning does it truly hold in terms of implementation?2. What would you say are the 5 pillars of a data strategy plan?3. What are the key KPIs of a data strategy plan?4. What part of the strategy needs the most attention and is critical to business success?5. Generally, how long does it take to build a strategy and what are the direct costs involved?6. Should companies focus on tools first or on people first when creating the strategy?7. Strategy and tactics are often mixed up. What's the common one you come across?8. What would be an example of a realistic objective with a data strategy plan?
Data Monetization Strategy | with Bill Schmarzo
Sep 28 2022
Data Monetization Strategy | with Bill Schmarzo
Do you have a data monetization strategy in place?What are Data Monetization Challenges?Does your data lead to a quantifiable economic benefit?In fact, wouldn't you love to know, explore, and discover more about data monetization and how you can actually monetize data?This highly informative and thought-provoking webinar with Bill Schmarzo will help answer all like what is data monetization and how to create a data monetization strategy for maximum effect.This webinar is ideal for data-informed and data-driven businesses of all types and sizes. You wouldn't want to miss this amazing webinar with the greatest data influencers of our time!Who is Bill Schmarzo?Bill is currently part of Dell Technology’s core data management leadership team, where he is responsible for spearheading customer co-creation engagement to identify and prioritize the customers’ key data management, data science, and data monetization requirements.Bill is the former Chief Innovation Officer at Hitachi Vantara where he was responsible for driving Hitachi Vantara’s Data Science and “co-creation” efforts. He was selected for Hitachi Limited’s 2020 Solution Innovation Award for his ground-breaking work in data science and Automated Machine Learning.Bill also has served as CTO at Dell EMC where he formulated the company’s Big Data Practice strategy, identified target markets, developed solution frameworks, and led Analytics client engagements with his Vision Workshop, a methodology that links an organization’s strategic business initiatives with supporting data and analytics. As the VP of Analytics at Yahoo, Bill delivered the analytics tools and applications that optimized customers’ online marketing spend.Bill is the author of four books including:“Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business”“Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science”“The Art of Thinking Like a Data Scientist”“The Economics of Data, Analytics, and Digital Transformation”