The original data podcast. The Hub and Spoken podcast is a series of fascinating discussions with today's top data and business leaders from across the business world. The conversations explore how to add most value to organisations through the use of data and analytics, and how best to organise yourself to achieve that value. It talks about how to define and deliver data strategy, and the best way to return business value.
Using insights at the Boston Red Sox with Jon Hey
In this episode, Jason Foster speaks to Jon Hay, Vice President, Data, Intelligence & Analytics at the Boston Red Sox, about using insights at the Boston Red Sox. Jon shares his journey from economics to data, talks about the movie Moneyball, the use of predictive analytics in baseball and how data analytics have become an integral part of the sports industry. An interesting conversation on how sports organisations use data to make strategic decisions to scout new talent, optimise player performance, and define day-to-day operations, marketing campaigns and plans to boost revenue streams.
Creating opportunities for black people in data with Sadiqah Musa
In this episode, Jason Foster speaks to Sadiqah Musa, the founder-CEO of Black in Data, about creating opportunities for black people in data. In the data industry, people of colour are underrepresented, hold few leadership positions and face many barriers to entry. Sadiqah shares her brilliant journey in the data and talks about the challenges people of colour face in the data industry, how Black In Data provides support, and how to create opportunities for people of colour and underrepresented groups.
Using data to better serve citizens in the US with Carlos Rivero
In this episode, Jason Foster speaks to Carlos Rivero, an experienced data leader in the public sector, about the use of data in the public sector and how it impacts governments' choices and people. Carlos shares his journey in data science and leadership and illustrates how data speeds up government decision-making, how it is used in the US across the 3 different levels of government to meet the public's needs, the hiring process for data specialists, and the demand of digital services.
Taking a commercial approach to data leadership with Paul Briley
In this episode, Jason talks to Paul Briley, an extremely
experienced commercial B2B leader, data expert and a key senior member of the team at Cynozure supporting customers to develop and grow. A brilliant conversation about the great potential of taking a commercial approach and integrating it with data management, data product and technology solutions to drive real growth and maximise the benefits of data analytics.
Establish and embed a data-driven culture with Mikel Davis
In this episode, Jason Foster talks to Mikel Davis, Senior Director of Strategic Analytics at Peacock, the streaming service for NBC, about establishing and embedding data and data-driven culture in organisations. A great conversation where Mikel shares her learnings and her brilliant experience supporting different types of organisations, how to strategically prioritise business goals to create a data strategy and structure data teams for success.
Data Saves Lives with Jason Foster
In this episode, Jason Foster talks about the government’s new strategy around data in healthcare: an ambitious plan to harness the potential of data in the health and social care system in England to save lives - while maintaining the highest standards of privacy and ethics. Jason walks us through the plan: the vision, how the government is looking to implement the new healthcare data strategy, the priorities and the seven pillars of the data strategy.
Great advice for anyone trying to implement a data strategy
Excellent series, and really useful for anyone who is struggling to get buy-in to their data strategy. Share this podcast with you CEO and then have another go!