71 episodes

We bring the human to data through conversations with the people using data to revolutionize and improve our world

Masters of Data Podcast Sumo Logic hosted by Ben Newton

    • Technology
    • 5.0, 38 Ratings

We bring the human to data through conversations with the people using data to revolutionize and improve our world

    Today's Methods of Data Security and Erasure (Guest: Nathan Jones)

    Today's Methods of Data Security and Erasure (Guest: Nathan Jones)

    Data doesn’t live forever. The data will finish its life cycle at some point, but when that day comes what happens next? For years, large corporations have used different methods to physically destroy drives. However, modern problems require modern solutions. Nathan Jones, VP of Sales at White Canyon Software, gives us these solutions. We can turn to software destruction to help save us money and, most importantly, the environment. Utilizing software-based data destruction methods give physical drives another chance at being reused. Say goodbye to sticking nails in that drive.

    • 32 min
    The Advancements and Applications of AI (Guest: Dan Faggella)

    The Advancements and Applications of AI (Guest: Dan Faggella)

    The applications of artificial intelligence is seemingly never-ending. But, how do we find where AI can fit within our industries? In this episode, Dan Faggella, CEO and Head Researcher at Emerj, sits down with us to talk about where AI is currently and headed in the future. In fact, when we talk about AI it's important to recognize the significance that culture plays in furthering application, just as much as the science and algorithms.

    • 43 min
    Data Insights bring everyone to the table (Guest: Julie Lemieux)

    Data Insights bring everyone to the table (Guest: Julie Lemieux)

    Businesses and companies collect and rely on a lot of data. Until now, that data hasn't been the easiest to access or understand. Julie Lemieux, VP of Product Design and Research, talks to us about creating tools and processes to make data insights more accessible and inclusive. By eliminating the conflict between data teams and business users, everyone in the company, regardless of their background in data collection or reading, can confidently take the data and explore more of the insights and value the company can get from it.

    • 35 min
    Human Capital Data matters more than ever (Guest: Paul Rubenstein)

    Human Capital Data matters more than ever (Guest: Paul Rubenstein)

    The human resources, or human capital, industry has been going through massive change in how it thinks about data. Paul Rubenstein, Chief People Officer at Visier, talks us through the history and how data and analytics have been revolutionizing how HR departments work and the value they bring. In particular, Paul walks through how Covid-19 is upending how companies think about their people, but also how the data is better than ever.

    • 42 min
    Cloud Success is about more than Technology (Guest: Mike Kavis)

    Cloud Success is about more than Technology (Guest: Mike Kavis)

    Over his decades of experience, Mike Kavis from Deloitte, has seen a lot of successful, and successful cloud implementations. One clear lesson - technology is easy, but people are hard. Mike discusses how innovation has to be more than just implementing technology and tools. Successful enterprises have to break down the old silos and rethink their culture, rather than merely adopting technology layered over legacy processes and approaches to collaboration.

    • 37 min
    Digital Twins and Real-time Analytics (Guest: Simon Crosby)

    Digital Twins and Real-time Analytics (Guest: Simon Crosby)

    The rate of data growth and complexity is only accelerating. How do you decide what data is important? What data do you store for later? Simon Crosby, CTO at Swim.ai, discusses how real-time streaming analytics provides a better way to think about massive volumes of data from sources like traffic infrastructure and manufacturing. He discusses how you can use this data to build a model of your world - digital twins - and use that model to make better decisions.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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38 Ratings

38 Ratings

chefmarf ,

Hits the Mark on data intelligence

A great exploration of modern data science. The diversity of the guests and Ben’s ability to engage with them and bring on interesting and compelling insights is what makes this show a repeat listen every week

Bjb331 ,

Diverse, entertaining and highly informative

A must-have on the podcast rotation for data junkies - the diverse set of topics keeps it fresh and really uncovers the growing impact of data across industries, organizations, ethics and more.

KallMeeeee ,

Tech-must-listen!

Industry leaders sharing their insights on big data. Highly relevant and interesting content on emerging trends

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