Data-driven cultures

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...

What do The Matrix and data sharing have in common?

It’s the question that drives us. I know why you’re here, Neo. I know what you’ve been doing. I know why you hardly sleep, why you live alone, and why night after night, you sit at your computer. You’re looking for him. I know, because I was once looking for the same...

Why you should distribute “data narratives” along with your data

Welcome to another edition of 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 Ella Hilal, Ph. D, Director of Data at Shopify, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the...

No, marketers don’t have to be data scientists, too.

I‘d love to say that cognitive dissonance is something I rarely experience as a marketer, but if this was one of the most-tweeted quotes at Marketo’s annual Marketing Nation Summit, my head is about to spin once again. (Suggested listening: You Spin Me Round (Like a...

“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...