Shawn Syjueco

Does your team get value from data?

Across industries, verticals, disciplines, and geographies, there is a burning desire to be data-driven. Easier said than done though. In the most recent NewVantage Partners Big Data & AI Executive Survey (2021), only 24% of companies consider themselves...

10 Data and Analytics Predictions

Who says mid-April is too late in the year for a predictions blog? When you’re in an industry as dynamic as data and analytics, it’s important to take a step back and look at the big picture before prognosticating.  Now we’re excited to share some key trends in...

Throttle up your data catalog with machine learning

How do you get from northeast Maine to Southern California? By walking, over 40 days. By cycling, nearly a dozen days. By driving, over 40 hours. By plane, about 7 hours.  Working with data manually is like walking. You’ll get...

When it’s Wednesday, it’s Catalog & Cocktails

We started our data podcast, Catalog & Cocktails, as a way to stay connected and keep the discussion going about data in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our virtual happy hour over Zoom has been a hit, and we’re excited to announce that in 2021, we already have a phenomenal lineup of experts to join our podcast and share their perspectives.

Five critical data challenges your enterprise needs to solve

As a Chief Data Officer (CDO), you might be inclined to focus on the needs of your data analysts, scientists, and engineers. But the scope of the CDO office is much larger. Indeed, data impacts every aspect of your business. The largest team in your organization is...

data.world community hits an impressive milestone

The data.world community hits an impressive milestone: we have now activated over a million accounts across out enterprise and community data platforms. Clear, accurate, and trustworthy data is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our partners use data.world to serve critical data to enable everyone to dig in and analyze.

Are you ignoring the biggest team in your business?

I’ll spare you the anticipation. The data team. That’s your biggest team, no matter your industry or line of business. But wait, just who is on it? Well, if you work with data, you are. And anyone who should work with data, they’re on it. This means: IT, data stewards...

When your data problems seem big, start small

Your disorganized data lake can feel more like an ocean. But you can take control. Set the boundaries for starting up your data initiative. Without it, the problem can seem never-ending. Break your data solution up into bite-sized steps to achieve incremental (and...

Calculate your data catalog’s ROI

Enterprises, analysts, and experts agree: data catalogs have a significant impact on your business’ bottom line. Without one, you risk getting left behind by your more data-driven competitors. Gartner calls augmented data catalogs an “enterprise must-have,” while...

Data catalogs: build or buy?

Do you spend hours searching for the one person in your company who holds the keys to the data you need? Once you have the data, do you struggle to understand it? Do you even trust it?  If any of this sounds familiar, you’re in great company. IBM estimates that the US...

Data technology and the human touch

“We can take a rocket to space, make that land back on a platform in the middle of the ocean, but we still can’t say these two spreadsheets match,” Juan Sequeda recalls a speaker at Enterprise Data World saying. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The technology is...

Centralize your data with super-connectors

There’s only thing stopping you from satisfying your sweet tooth: baking that next batch of delicious brownies. You’ve got all the ingredients in front of you. One problem though: you don’t have any bowls to mix them in. From the sugar to the baking soda, there’s not...

Expand your data’s reach using query templates

Taking a deep dive into your organization’s data can feel like stepping out of an airport in a foreign country for the first time. The world continues to move around you while you freeze, dumbfounded as people whiz past, speaking languages that are as good as...