Episode:
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Bill Schmarzo: Speak the language of the business

Loris Marini - Podcast Host Discovering Data

If data and analytics are going to be taken seriously by business executives, we need to talk about value in their language. Today I speak with Bill Schmarzo about the skills, mindsets and mental models we need to find a revenue connection in everything we do.

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Why this episode

If data and analytics are going to be taken seriously by business executives, we need to talk about value in their language. Of course this isn’t enough because once we get our point across we need to create the systems processes and culture required to reap the benefits of these very special type of intangible asset. In short, it isn’t enough to talk about it, we need to do it!

Today I have the honour of speaking with Bill Schmarzo the Dean of Big Data, Bill has been very active in the data and analytics space for many decades. He is a professor, author, speaker, consultant, and thought leader. You will have to hop on likedIn to have an idea of the extend of his career…

Today we talk about the skills, mindsets and mental models we need as data practitioners to find a revenue connection in everything we do. We also talk about the cultural shift required for most organizations if they want to use data to engineer their value proposition which means, innovate, manage risk, and create better products while they look after the relationships they have with their customers, suppliers, staff and so on. Follow Bill Schmarzo on LinkedIn.

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