Wow, my blog “Is Data Mesh Fool’s Gold? Creating a Business-centric Data Strategy” created quite a stir. And that was my intention. I actually believe… Read More »Part 2: Is Data Mesh Fool’s Gold? Not if You Avoid the Traps
After talking to many customers recently at Dell Technologies World, I am very, very (very!) concerned how many organizations are putting their Data Strategy success… Read More »Is Data Mesh Fool’s Gold? Creating a Business-centric Data Strategy
I was conducting a Tech Talk at a client when I mentioned the astronomical growth of data at “the edge”; that data creation at the… Read More »Business Model Transformation: Keys to Monetizing the Edge
Stakeholder Journey Maps are a fabulous tool to intimately understand what a stakeholder is trying to accomplish (their objectives and intentions) and the steps/actions/decisions that… Read More »Using Stakeholder Journey Maps to Re-invent, not Just Optimize, Your Business Processes
In my first blog of the series “Fallacy of Becoming Data-driven – Part 1: Becoming Value-obsessed”, I preached about the critical importance of reframing the… Read More »Fallacy of Becoming Data-driven – Part 2: Cultural Transformation
I’m sure we all remember the story of “The Little Engine That Could.” A little railroad engine was built for pulling a few cars on… Read More »Fallacy of Becoming Data-driven – Part 1: Becoming Value-obsessed
When I was the Vice President of Advertiser Analytics at Yahoo!, I painfully learned that my targeted user personas (Media Planners & Buyers and Campaign… Read More »Building a Data Products-centric Business Model
We are in the middle of a business model revolution. And we are active participants in that revolution. We have been transitioning from a society… Read More »What’s Your Business Model Choice – Hammers or Casino?
I attended an in-person customer event sponsored by Dataiku last week. Very fun. Man, do I miss the provocative and enlightening discussions that occur in… Read More »Is the Data Scientist the Weak Link in Data-driven Value Creation?
In part 1 of this multi-part series on the value-realizing, collaborative power of decisions, we introduced the concept of an AI-driven decision factory. An AI-power… Read More »Decisions Part 2: Creating a Culture of Analytics-driven Innovation