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Episode 26: Machine Learning - behind the buzz with Graham Sharpe

Episode 26: Machine Learning - behind the buzz with Graham Sharpe

April 20, 2021

Machine Learning (ML) is a word we hear day in day out but it provokes a wide range of reactions from businesses trying to understand its benefits and pitfalls. So, is ML more accessible than you may realize? Is it touching our lives in ways that we don’t recognize yet?

In this episode, Helena Schwenk explores these questions with Graham Sharpe, director, strategic solutions at Exasol and together they look into how you can make ML a reality for you and your data and analytics communities.

If you want to find out more from the podcast check out our homepage on The Data Dreamer website.

Episode 25: Data literacy – a view from the world of education

Episode 25: Data literacy – a view from the world of education

April 6, 2021

How data literate do students believe they are? What needs to change to give young people more confidence in this area? How can businesses help guide and inform changes to improve data skills amongst students?  

These are some of the big questions Helena Schwenk explores this week with Ferdinand Doepel, Head of Economics and Business at a school in the UK. If you want to find out more about this topic, check out our recent podcast with Adah Parris and Exasol’s research into data literacy over at The Data Dreamer website or read the D/NATIVES report yourself at https://www.thedatadreamer.com/dnatives 

Episode 24: D/NATIVES, Adah Parris and what data means to young people

Episode 24: D/NATIVES, Adah Parris and what data means to young people

March 23, 2021

This week, Helena Schwenk welcomes futurist and cultural strategist, Adah Parris to discuss the role of data in the lives of D/NATIVES – the generation who’ve grown up immersed in digital culture.

If you want to find out more about this topic, you can read the related report and hear from the people who are working with the data that shapes our lives, over at www.thedatadreamer.com  

Episode 23: International Women’s Day: in conversation with Deborah Thomas, CCO at Exasol

Episode 23: International Women’s Day: in conversation with Deborah Thomas, CCO at Exasol

March 8, 2021

To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), Helena chats with Deborah Thomas about the realities of being a CCO, the relevance of IWD today and views on progress around equality and diversity. The conversation also covers important role models, both male and female, and how to tackle the challenge of attracting more women into tech.

To find out more, visit www.exasol.com

Episode 22: In conversation with Yellowfin - how data democratization brings answers to the business

Episode 22: In conversation with Yellowfin - how data democratization brings answers to the business

February 16, 2021

People who love data and want to help organizations make the most of their information can truly have an impact. We speak with Glen Rabie, CEO of Yellowfin, about how he and his team are supporting businesses in transforming their use of data, democratizing it and enabling professionals across the world to discover, understand, and act faster on opportunities.

If you want to find out more, visit our podcast homepage here.

Episode 21: Why data literacy is the foundation for data democratization

Episode 21: Why data literacy is the foundation for data democratization

February 9, 2021

Giving more people - if not everyone - access to the data they need to perform their job more effectively, is something many organizations aim for. Data democratization can be transformational for a business, but without the foundation of data literacy among employees, it may not lead to the desired outcomes. Join Eva and Helena as they explain why in this week's episode. 

If you want to find out more, visit our podcast homepage here.

Episode 20: Data, tech and football - how to build a career

Episode 20: Data, tech and football - how to build a career

February 2, 2021

What’s a pathway to a career in data and analytics in the football industry? We chat with Hannah Roberts who kicked off her own journey by landing her dream job at Everton FC before forging her path as an independent consultant, advising clubs and sporting organizations on their data strategy and information systems. Hannah also talks us through her experience as a woman in the world of data and football and the lessons she has learnt throughout her career.

If you want to find out more, visit our podcast homepage, here.

Episode 19: The role of data in corporate social responsibility

Episode 19: The role of data in corporate social responsibility

January 26, 2021

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) benefits from the use of data to drive actions into the right direction and to ensure they have a genuine impact. In this episode we explore what difference data can make for organizations looking to improve their impact on environmental, social and corporate matters.

If you want to find out more, visit our podcast homepage here.

Episode 18: In conversation with the DFB: AI and football

Episode 18: In conversation with the DFB: AI and football

January 19, 2021

Progress in the field of AI is unstoppable and has reached every industry, including sports. This podcast features a discussion with Pascal Bauer, Manager Data Science and Machine Learning at the DFB Academy, the place where innovation starts in German football.

If you want to find out more, visit our podcast homepage, here.

Episode 17: What is data democratization and why does it matter?

Episode 17: What is data democratization and why does it matter?

January 12, 2021

Is data democratization just another buzzword? Or is there real substance behind it? In this week's episode, we look into how important it is for organizations to consider how they can democratize more of their data to draw on the collective wisdom and intelligence of their data analysts, data scientists and business experts.

If you want to find out more, visit our podcast homepage here.

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