The CDO View: Scaling Quick Wins with a New Data Team

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The CDO View is a series of webinars from the perspective of a successful CDO, giving insights into how technology can be utilized to deliver exceptional performance at large organizations.

This series of three webinars are hosted by Simon Asplen-Taylor, previously CDO at Tesco, Bupa, and Rank Group, founder of DataTick, and a regular fixture in Data IQ’s 100 Most Influential People in Data’s annual list of who’s who in the data world.

This is the second in a series of webinars presented by Simon Asplen-Taylor, previously CDO at Tesco, Bupa, and Rank Group, founder of DataTick, and a regular fixture in Data IQ’s 100 Most Influential People in Data’s annual list of who’s who in the data world. Most recently Simon became a published author and released his book “Data and Analytics Strategy for Business”, in June of this year

Scaling Quick Wins with a New Data Team.

In Episode 1, Simon talked about quick wins. One of the criteria of a good quick win is that it can be built on or repeated at a later date. That later date has now arrived.
It’s counter-intuitive to think that by starting small you can achieve scale quicker, but this is indeed the case because when you limit your early scope you learn quickly and show tangible results. If you achieve something and it works, you can turn that into widespread board support and funding for a more ambitious project based on the same principles. If you’ve not experienced that yet, it feels good. Very good.

During this 30-minute webcast, Simon speaks with Ramesh Pannakal, Customer Success Manager at WhereScape, about how he has successfully scaled the quick wins he’s made in his position of interim CDO at large organizations.

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