Ian Greenleigh

How Yonder Empowers Employees with Democratized Data Access and Tools

Yonder is a fast-growing authentic internet company on a mission to give the online world the same amount of cultural context as the offline world. “We’re the anthropologists of the internet,” says Taylor McCaslin—Senior Product Manager at Yonder—describing how the...

Why is everyone so fired up about data catalog tools?

You've probably heard a lot about data catalog tools lately. Why? You don’t need anyone to tell you; you feel it in your bones. Data is the most important competitive battleground of our time. The threat to every business is existential. Today’s winners will do...

16 patterns you see in pre-data-driven companies

This is Part 3 in a series about Collective Data Empowerment. If you want to get the whole series and accompanying tools in an ebook, go here. Think about a challenge your company faces. Consider: who among your colleagues knows the most about it? Who has the most...

The high stakes and staggering opportunity of data-driven culture

This is Part 2 in a series about Collective Data Empowerment. If you want to get the whole series and accompanying tools in an ebook, go here. The world looks different from an airplane window. You notice things you can’t see from the ground: the way power lines cut...

“Better question beats better data”

Welcome to our new series of micro-interviews, in which we ask a fascinating data person a single question about modern data teamwork. Here’s what we asked Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, president of KDnuggets. How can less-technical stakeholders contribute major value to...

How Linked Data creates data-driven cultures (in business and beyond)

By Tom Morris for data.world In The (near) future of data is linked, Bryon Jacob recalled the dynamics that forced the early web to explode into what it is today, and predicted that, very soon… Using data will be like browsing the web — because it will be browsing the...

Do State Department Travel Warnings Reflect Real Danger?

The New York Times recently reported that international travel demand to the U.S. “dropped 17 percent after the implementation of [President Trump’s] travel ban.” Much less attention has been paid to the government’s role in shaping travel patterns out of the U.S.,...