Data-driven cultures

The Journey of a (Data) Hero

This article was originally published on digi.city.  I find it interesting to visualize modern concepts in vintage ways. For example, as a boy growing up in Germany, I remember being in awe of the shelves filled with books at the Ramstein Library. Where did I start? I...

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...

How to fight data bias with smart hires

Algorithms are only as good as the data that feeds them. Data scientists are deeply familiar with the impact of GIGO (garbage in, garbage out), where messy inaccuracies, fragmented data, and the like result in poor analysis. But fairness, inclusion, and bias in the...

3 ways to find out what your data people aren’t telling you

This is Part 5 in a series about Collective Data Empowerment. If you want to get the whole series and accompanying tools in an ebook, go here. So, you’re a data executive. You’re on a mission to build a data-driven culture. You spend your days leading organizational...

Finding your way with Collective Data Empowerment

This is Part 4 in a series about Collective Data Empowerment. If you want to get the whole series and accompanying tools in an ebook, go here. Imagine... You are in a dark forest. Above, the dense canopy of branches and leaves hides the sun’s position. Your phone died...