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Episode 11: How data influences the game of football

Episode 11: How data influences the game of football

November 24, 2020

Whether you’ve watched Moneyball or are actively managing a team in the Fantasy Football Premier League, we can all agree that data and sports truly belong together in 2020 and beyond. Moving from the traditional approach where coaches rely on their experience and expertise to a more data-driven approach, how is this balance shifting? And how big of a game changer has data become?

We talked to Matthieu Lille-Palette, Senior Vice President, Opta at Perform Group, to find the answers.

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Episode 10: Data Leadership in Financial Services (part 2) - AI, ML and the future of banking

Episode 10: Data Leadership in Financial Services (part 2) - AI, ML and the future of banking

November 17, 2020

The financial services industry has embraced artificial intelligence and machine learning to better understand and serve its customers. In this episode we continue our conversation with Stuart Heyworth, a digital transformation consultant who has been working in financial services in London for the past 10 years and has undertaken engagements with Deloitte, Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC. He shares his perspective on what the future of banking could look like for customers and the role of ethics in the development of digital products.

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Episode 9: Data Leadership in Financial Services: Part 1

Episode 9: Data Leadership in Financial Services: Part 1

November 10, 2020

The era of digital transformation has changed and shaped the financial services industry. This change has become even more apparent with the emergence of challenger banks that were born in the digital space. In this episode we are joined by Stuart Heyworth, a digital transformation consultant who has been working in financial services in London for the past 10 years and has undertaken engagements with Deloitte, Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC. We talk to Stuart about what data leadership means for financial services organizations.

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Episode 8: Women leaders in data-driven companies

Episode 8: Women leaders in data-driven companies

November 3, 2020

Diversity in leadership remains a hot discussion topic in the media and in (virtual) offices everywhere. We look at six women who are leaders in data-driven companies and discuss the opportunities for organizations that have, and develop, female leaders.

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Data Literacy and Leadership

Data Literacy and Leadership

October 27, 2020

The global pandemic has put data front and center and has also refreshed discussions about data literacy. How important is it to be data literate? How can you measure it? Does it even matter? And what responsibilities do leaders have for the data literacy of their staff as well as their own?

Those are some of our discussion points for this episode and we’ll also share our practical tips for improving data literacy in your organization.

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Episode 6: How data can help us rebuild our ecosystem

Episode 6: How data can help us rebuild our ecosystem

October 20, 2020

Humans have done a lot of damage to our planet and the ecosystems that sustain us. And it’s up to us to fix things. Data plays a crucial role in our efforts to right our wrongs and there are many initiatives underway to rebuild our ecosystem quickly and sustainably for ourselves and future generations. In this episode we look at a project that puts data at the core of fighting climate change and creating a better tomorrow.

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Episode 5: Leading Data and Analytics Projects

Episode 5: Leading Data and Analytics Projects

October 13, 2020

Technology and innovation constantly shape and change the world of data and analytics, requiring data leaders to adapt if they want to lead their projects effectively. In this episode we explore the ideas of effective data leadership, how to get it right, who is already leading effectively and what role our mindset plays in all of this.

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Episode 4: How data leadership can transform the non-profit sector

Episode 4: How data leadership can transform the non-profit sector

October 6, 2020

Non-profit organizations are becoming increasingly data-focused and have taken innovative approaches in working with the private sector, using best in class technology solutions to address their analytics challenges. We talk to Operation Fistula about the team's mission to end obstetric fistula for every woman, everywhere. Hear about their data-driven approach and their initiative, ‘Visualize Gender Equality’, which brings together data analytics professionals with non-profits and gives those organizations new ways to tell their story through data and visualization.

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Episode 3: The skills required for decision-making at pace

Episode 3: The skills required for decision-making at pace

September 29, 2020

We face a quicker pace in our work and personal lives and have to decide in unfamiliar situations, often without having comprehensive information. We can build skills, however, that help us make better decisions under pressure or during a crisis. In this episode we talk about what those skills look like, how we can structure the decision-making process and why a mindset shift is necessary to take full advantage of the confidence our leaders place in us.

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The Yin and Yang of Data-Driven Leadership

The Yin and Yang of Data-Driven Leadership

September 22, 2020

Data-driven decision-making combined with empathetic leadership has shown to be effective during the COVID-19 crisis. Insights enable leaders to accelerate decision-making cycles, which is essential in the rapidly changing business environments we face today. Join us for a discussion on the human side of data and how the nature and pace of decision-making are changing.

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