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 podcasts explore how to add most value to organisations through the use of data and analytics and how best to organise yourselves to achieve that value. It talks about defining and delivering a data strategy and the best way to return business value.
Fixing dirty data with Susan Walsh, The Classification Guru
Description: In this episode, Jason talks to Susan Walsh, the self-named Classification Guru, about dirty data in the context of your data strategy. They discuss what dirty data is, why the quality of data becomes bad in the first place and the impact dirty data has on organisations in terms of regulation, commercials, budget and misinformation. They also discuss Susan’s method, COAT, on how to fix dirty data and stop it from becoming dirty in the first place.
Setting the standard for sharing data across the health industry, with Tariq Bhatti
In this episode, Jason talks to the Head of Data and Analytics at the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Tariq Bhatti about collaborating with the health industry to create a data ecosystem and setting the standards for data sharing. They discuss the approach for getting a data standards framework in place, leading by example and thinking about data exchange. Through this they touch on data strategy, DataOps and focussing on use cases to drive the standards.
Personal and team resilience
Jason Foster, Caroline Bellamy, Will Fraser and Christian Hughes discuss resilience and how to build it personally and in teams. They explore different perspectives of resilience, what can change that requires you to be resilient, how you can teach yourself to be resilient and dealing with impactful situations. Audio was taken from a live video webinar recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Analytics as a competitive weapon and the impact of culture on success, with Alan Jacobson
In this episode, Jason speaks to the Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Alteryx about the role culture plays in the success or failure organisations see in their data and analytics strategy. They discuss the requirement for change at a company level, for individuals and how you create the perfect conditions for that change. The also explore getting buy-in, building collaborative teams and dealing with resistance to change.
The power and opportunity data provides in financial services, with Lynn Pope
In this episode Jason talks to seasoned data leader, Lynn Pope, about the vision for data in the financial services sector, the opportunities for where data can play a part and the challenges with getting that done. They also discuss strategy, skills and the importance of culture, common language and business engagement in delivering value.
Workforce planning to support a successful data strategy, with Jez Clark
In this episode, Jason talks to Jez Clark, CEO at data staffing consultancy, Eden Smith. They discuss the importance of organisational design and workforce planning to a successful data strategy - including the challenges of getting it right, and where it can go wrong.