Welcome to another exciting episode of Analytics on Fire! This week’s topic comes from one of our customers, Kimberly-Clark. Lestor Meadows, Senior Manager of Global BI Delivery for Kimberly-Clark’s Enterprise Data Management and Analytics team, discusses how he took his highly successful Awareness and Adoption program from being a regional to a global phenomenon within the company.
Tune in as Lestor delves into how he created a self-sustaining BI awareness program that helps Kimberly-Clark increase their adoption. He divulges the exact details of how Kimberly-Clark was able to achieve such a great feat. He generously shares the types of media that he used to create buzz, his must-dos for BI user adoption success, as well as everything he learned along the way.
If you’re struggling with your BI user adoption or trying to create a plan for approaching awareness and user adoption together, this episode is for you. So turn up the volume and listen in, because you don't want to miss this well-overdue episode!
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This week on Analytics on Fire, I sat down with the godfather of BI Communities and Chief Research Officer of Dell, Shawn Rogers to discuss a topic that is becoming critical to the next generation of BI, community. Shawn gives us a clear view on what it takes to drive a data-driven culture, as well how to convince a C-level executive like himself to make the ‘investment’. We have an in-depth conversation on Shawn’s five Cs of BI: culture, community, collaboration, commitment, and consistency.
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Join us as Matt breaks down how GIS is becoming a sought after solution across a range of industries looking to make better decisions for strategic growth. Matt talks us through his four-step process, From WHERE to There, that businesses can use to reach a Location Intelligence solution.
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This week on Analytics on Fire, our very special guest is none other than our own Ryan Goodman. Ryan is the CEO of Centigon Solutions, co-founder of BI Brainz and the resident maps guy. Ryan has spent over 12 years designing business applications and helping business owners adopt maps services into their KPIs.
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This week, we have a special treat for you! On this episode of Analytics on Fire, we’re featuring an exclusive interview the man who coined the term “Business Intelligence” in 1989 – Howard Dresner.
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This week on the Analytics on Fire, we’re featuring an exciting interview with Andrew Brust (my personal Big Data go-to mentor), a 15 year Big Data veteran who not only is the Senior Director, at Datameer, but also is a highly sought-after influencer on the topic of Big Data and talks about the industry in his ZDNet column Big On Data.
I was luckily able to arrange an interview with Andrew and it couldn't have turned out better.
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Don’t miss this unique interview and this incredible opportunity to find out how after 25 years in BI field, Greg was completely open to rethinking his BI implementation approach and create a highly-successful dashboard for the government of South Australia.
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Tune in for David’s agnostic perspective and learn how he uses The Gartner BI Magic Quadrant.
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This week on Analytics on Fire, we’re back again with another incredible interview; this time with the Deputy CIO of Johns Hopkins University, Geof Corb, on how he and his team learned to embrace BI (business intelligence) disruption and love it.
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Today’s episode of Analytics of Fire is an incredible case study with the Senior Manager for Business Analytics and Big Data Solutions for TE Connectivity (previously Tyco Electronics), Naveen Narra, on how their company's Big Data investment paid off in a big way. If you’re in the process of elevating your organization's BI, this episode is for you!
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We invited Wayne to the podcast to talk about his “federated approach” to a successful BICC. Wayne covers the main reasons why BICCs don’t succeed and shares his thoughts on what’s changed and what’s disrupted the notion of BICC. We also discuss the roles and the types of people you need for a BICC “dream team.”
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We invited Gregory and Kevin to the Analytics on Fire podcast to share a fascinating story about data visualization and the community that they’ve created around it. They share the details of the process of building and growing Cisco’s very own internal data visualization community, as well as the successes and challenges they have encountered on their journey.
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On this episode of Analytics on Fire podcast, we invited Mayank to talk about the business activation of technology. We discuss the paradigm shift that has made Mayank successful at focusing on the business activation of technology and the business user. He shares how he took that step back to redefine his personal goals and role as a technologist to that of a practitioner delivering value back to the business.
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While Matty’s success is no secret to the BI community in Australia and Singapore, we thought it would be great to start the year by inviting Matty to talk about how he applied our BI Dashboard Formula (BIDF) methodology to his analytics project and became a BI rock star and speaker in the process. He shares the gruesome details of how he went from struggling to implementing one dashboard, to deploying 4 dashboards in 5 months! You’ll hear about some of the biggest challenges he overcame in his BI Journey and analyze the lessons he’s learned along the way. You’ll get to hear how his success has allowed him to travel around the world to tell his inspiring story.
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We invited Ross to Analytics on Fire to talk about selling BI solutions, as well as his focus on some of the challenges and successes that he’s had in deploying analytics to his global user base at McKesson. In this candid discussion, we talk to Ross about what prompted Mckesson’s shift from IT to analytics and what that process of evolution looked like. Ross also shares their biggest failures and successes along their analytics journey, and how he motivated his team to update their BI solutions and optimize their internal practices for delivering value.
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We invited Alberto to discuss some of the concepts laid out in The Functional Art and share his insights into what makes today’s visualization effective. In this engaging conversation, we cover an array of topics such as the common challenges when creating graphics, complexity vs. depth, using narrative in visualizations, and how to teach others to think visually. You won’t want to miss Alberto’s game-changing tips and strategies laid out in this episode!
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