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Data fuels business decisions and impacts every aspect of an organization. But leveraging data requires overcoming technical, political, and cultural challenges. Overcoming those obstacles falls to chief data officers and data and IT leaders. In the bi-weekly DataMasters podcast, data leaders will share stories from their data journeys and offer insight on how they made their organizations more data-driven.

DataMasters by Tamr PI Media

    • Technology

Data fuels business decisions and impacts every aspect of an organization. But leveraging data requires overcoming technical, political, and cultural challenges. Overcoming those obstacles falls to chief data officers and data and IT leaders. In the bi-weekly DataMasters podcast, data leaders will share stories from their data journeys and offer insight on how they made their organizations more data-driven.

    The evolution of the CDO

    The evolution of the CDO

    Once responsible for data governance, companies increasingly want CDOs who use data to drive the business. Someone who not only saw that evolution but experienced it is Mark Ramsey, who held the title of CDO when the role was very new.



    Mark served as a data leader twice in his 30-year career. First as CDO at Samsung Mobile and then as Chief Data and Analytics Officer at GlaxoSmithKline. In this episode, Mark shares his thoughts on how the role has changed, what it’s like to be a company’s first CDO and if a company’s reporting structure is a factor in a CDO’s success. And he’ll talk about how data is used in sports car racing, a sport he’s passionate about.

    • 31 min
    Lights, Camera, Data

    Lights, Camera, Data

    When you think about Hollywood, you probably think about movies, actors and scripts. But behind the scenes, tremendous amounts of data power a complex supply chain that shapes the movie trailers you watch and the release date of the next blockbuster.



    In this episode of Datamasters, Eric Iverson, who was the CIO of Sony Pictures Television and CIO and CTO at top talent agency Creative Artists Agency, or CAA, shares how data powers the media and entertainment industry. He talks about how data is leveraged in television and movie production, the role data plays in television show distribution, and the data transformation that the entertainment industry went through in recent years.

    • 28 min
    With Liberty and Data for All

    With Liberty and Data for All

    As deputy CTO in the Obama administration, Nick oversaw the Open Data Initiative. Under this initiative, reams of government data were publicly released for use in the private sector.

    In this episode of DataMasters, Nick talks about the connection between government data and your favorite weather app, the technical challenges agencies faced as they cataloged and listed data sets and identified ones that could be publicly shared and how he created a data positive culture.

    • 31 min

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