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The Data Debrief: The Evolution of the CDO

Posted by John Eveleigh on Jul 10, 2019 2:44:51 PM

In episode 2 of the Data Debrief we caught up with Edosa Odaro, Head of Data Services at AXA, to gather some insight around the evolving role of the CDO and how the discussion is changing from the control and compliance of data towards extracting its full potential for data-driven business. Edosa covers the key challenges that CDO's face from organisational design, structure and the relationship with the CIO through to the issue of attracting and retaining talent from a data recruitment perspective. Over a year on from GDPR we also discuss the impact the regulation has had on the issue of data ownership and whether investment in data functions is driven by the carrot of new use-cases or the stick of compliance.

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Tags: Data & Analytics

The Data Debrief: The Latest Technology Trends in Data Engineering

Posted by John Eveleigh on May 3, 2019 1:59:37 PM

In our latest edition of the Data Debrief podcast we caught up with Addison Lee Chief Data Officer, Graeme McDermott and Guy Garrett, Managing Director of Achieve Intelligence, to discuss some of the latest technology trends impacting data engineering and data science.  In this session we explore the impact that cloud based opensource technologies are having as an enabler of agility for data and analytics functions. We also evaluate the changing attitudes to the use of opensource within both analytics and engineering environments. Our host, John Eveleigh (Consultant, Data Engineering & Analytics) also facilitates the discussion around the factors that are driving the growth in the adoption of Python alongside more general hiring challenges associated within data recruitment.

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Tags: Data & Analytics