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Hosted by Al Martin, IBM VP of Data and A.I. Development, Making Data Simple provides the latest thinking on big data, A.I., and the implications for the enterprise from a range of experts.

Making Data Simple Making Data Simple

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Hosted by Al Martin, IBM VP of Data and A.I. Development, Making Data Simple provides the latest thinking on big data, A.I., and the implications for the enterprise from a range of experts.

    The most interesting man alive : Neil Sahota, CEO ACSILabs, is taking on AI for Good with the UN. Hear about his UN workings, new book, and think differently with TUCBO.

    The most interesting man alive : Neil Sahota, CEO ACSILabs, is taking on AI for Good with the UN. Hear about his UN workings, new book, and think differently with TUCBO.

    The most interesting man alive : Neil Sahota, CEO ACSILabs, is taking on AI for Good with the UN. Hear about his UN workings, new book, and think differently with TUCBO. Show Notes 02:57 Mr. Neil Sahota 05:34 Approaching the UN0 8:30 The UN pitch 10:37 An AI book for ALL of us 14:17 AI for Good 19:07 Use cases 22:46 Own the AI revolution 32:13 Think differently with TUCBO 38:57 The basketball GOAT 41:51 Advice on risk Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neilsahota/details/experience/ Website: https://www.neilsahota.com/ Want to be featured as a guest on Making Data Simple? Reach out to us at almartintalksdata@gmail.com and tell us why you should be next. The Making Data Simple Podcast is hosted by Al Martin, WW VP Technical Sales, IBM, where we explore trending technologies, business innovation, and leadership ... while keeping it simple & fun. 

    • 43 min
    Of course you're tired of spreadsheets. Data exploration is better. Ryan Buick, Co-Founder of Canvas.

    Of course you're tired of spreadsheets. Data exploration is better. Ryan Buick, Co-Founder of Canvas.

    Tired of spreadsheets? Yes you are. Ryan Buick, Co-Founder of Canvas, has the answer. Canvas is a data exploration tool for business teams to automate manual reporting, build dashboards, and answer ad-hoc questions without SQL.  Show Notes02:36 Who is Ryan Buick? 04:43 The Canvas mission06:57 Startups during a pandemic09:36 Problem(s) solved14:33 Modernizing spreadsheets20:12 Current state, desired state23:05 The pitch28:56 Go to market36:46 Biggest fear38:54 Best SF restaurant. You heard it here. Find Ryan : https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanjbuick/ Find Canvas : https://canvasapp.com/ Want to be featured as a guest on Making Data Simple? Reach out to us at almartintalksdata@gmail.com and tell us why you should be next. The Making Data Simple Podcast is hosted by Al Martin, WW VP Technical Sales, IBM, where we explore trending technologies, business innovation, and leadership ... while keeping it simple & fun. 

    • 42 min
    Kansas Rules. John Darbyshire, CEO SmartSuite & Serial Entrepreneuer joins Al to discuss work management, data, and passion as king.

    Kansas Rules. John Darbyshire, CEO SmartSuite & Serial Entrepreneuer joins Al to discuss work management, data, and passion as king.

    This week a Kansas boy done good. Jon Darbyshire, CEO SmartSuite and serial entrepreneur on work management to manage process, from any industry, within a single platform.  Show Notes03:28 From Haysville to Newport Beach07:18 Why start a business in a pandemic?08:48 Who needs venture funding. Not Jon.09:26 Workplace automation defined14:12 SmartSuite capabilities19:30 Targeting Millennials and Gen Z20:45 Slack built in21:54 SmartSuite differentiation23:07 Sharing data25:28 The sales pitch28:56 All in. all the time31:00 Passion with preparation is king34:04 Running a family business41:26 Target client profiles44:15 Definition of success46:25 Building a culture49:00 Vision or Grinders? Find Jon : https://www.linkedin.com/in/jondarbyshire/ Find SmartSuite : https://www.smartsuite.com/ Want to be featured as a guest on Making Data Simple? Reach out to us at almartintalksdata@gmail.com and tell us why you should be next. The Making Data Simple Podcast is hosted by Al Martin, WW VP Technical Sales, IBM, where we explore trending technologies, business innovation, and leadership ... while keeping it simple & fun. 

    • 53 min
    Summer Vacay Replay! Sales Sales Sales [Part 1] Al & Ayal Steinberg discuss data and AI, market growth, and “Switzerland”

    Summer Vacay Replay! Sales Sales Sales [Part 1] Al & Ayal Steinberg discuss data and AI, market growth, and “Switzerland”

    Want to be featured as a guest on Making Data Simple? Reach out to us at [almartintalksdata@gmail.com] or for faster response, complete this form and tell us why you should be next. Abstract Making Data Simple Podcast is hosted by Al Martin, WW VP Account Technical Leader IBM Technology Sales, where we explore trending technologies, business innovation, and leadership ... while keeping it simple & fun. This week on Making Data Simple, we have Ayal Steinburg VP, WW Data, AI, and Automation Sales Leader Global Markets. Ayal started off in music and then in the late 1990’s shifted to retail where he learned about data and analytics. In the past 20 years Ayal has held various sales rolls during his career.  Show Notes9:18 – Ayal’s history11:50 – Ayal talks about his portfolio 16:16 – Market expansion and reducing costs19:02 – Platform and one product21:50 – Why IBM technologies?24:20 – Why are customers moving data?27:56 – Is “Switzerland” a hard or easy sell?30:52 – What is your biggest challenge right now? IBM Connect with the Team Producer Kate Brown - LinkedIn. Host Al Martin - LinkedIn and Twitter. 

    • 35 min
    Part 2 : Back, back again... "Two Sales experts walk into a bar". Frank Attaie, GM Technology IBM Canada, and Matt Kosinski, VP Data and AI and Automation Sales Americas.

    Part 2 : Back, back again... "Two Sales experts walk into a bar". Frank Attaie, GM Technology IBM Canada, and Matt Kosinski, VP Data and AI and Automation Sales Americas.

    Part 2 : Back, back again... "Two Sales experts walk into a bar". Frank Attaie, GM Technology IBM Canada, and Matt Kosinski, VP Data and AI and Automation Sales Americas. I start right out with addressing sales performance. 😳 Game on. Show Notes00:00 How to address those not achieving quota02:37 What is a Robertson screw driver???04:51 Biggest Sales failures09:05 THE questions that differentiate a tire kicker from true interest09:40 Why IBM? The Sales pitch14:15 Ok... so IBM IS sexy essential! IBM will show, vs. tell, to prove it16:55 What IBM does that no one else can22:21 A day in the life of Matt & Frank25:37 What do Sales guys do for fun? Find Matt : linkedin.com/in/matt-kosinski-71929627 Find Frank : linkedin.com/in/frank-attaie-1356466 Want to be featured as a guest on Making Data Simple? Reach out to us at almartintalksdata@gmail.com and tell us why you should be next. The Making Data Simple Podcast is hosted by Al Martin, WW VP Technical Sales, IBM, where we explore trending technologies, business innovation, and leadership ... while keeping it simple & fun.

    • 29 min
    Two Sales experts walking into a bar... and divulge all the secrets. Art or science? Frank Attaie, GM Technology IBM Canada, Matt Kosinski, VP Data and AI and Automation Sales Americas.

    Two Sales experts walking into a bar... and divulge all the secrets. Art or science? Frank Attaie, GM Technology IBM Canada, Matt Kosinski, VP Data and AI and Automation Sales Americas.

    Part 1 : Two Sales experts walking into a bar... and divulge all the secrets. Art or science? Frank Attaie, GM Technology IBM Canada, Matt Kosinski, VP Data and AI and Automation Sales Americas. Show Notes 06:42 Sales advice for a new leader 09:43 Client research in a pinch 14:57 Sales philosophy 17:51 Defining "listening" 22:57 Cringeworthy questions 25:37 The right style for sellers 29:53 Is Sales really coin operated? Find Matt : linkedin.com/in/matt-kosinski-71929627 Find Frank : linkedin.com/in/frank-attaie-1356466 Want to be featured as a guest on Making Data Simple? Reach out to us at almartintalksdata@gmail.com and tell us why you should be next. The Making Data Simple Podcast is hosted by Al Martin, WW VP Technical Sales, IBM, where we explore trending technologies, business innovation, and leadership ... while keeping it simple & fun. 

    • 33 min

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