Using big data effectively can be game-changing for a business. In this episode, Bill Schmarzo talks about how to leverage big data to add value to your business. Data is an asset to be exploited and help drive organization and business initiatives.
Bill Schmarzo is regarded as one of the top Digital Transformation influencers on big data and data science. His career spans over 30 years in data warehousing, BI and advanced analytics. Before joining Hitachi Vantara, Bill served as CTO of Big Data at Dell EMC and VP of Analytics at Yahoo! He is the author of “The Art of Thinking Like a Data Scientist,” “Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business” and “Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science.” Bill has a Bachelor's degree in math, computer science and business administration from Coe College and his MBA from the University of Iowa. He is an avid blogger and in 2019 was ranked the #4 Big Data influencer, #4 Data Science, and #6 Digital Transformation influencer worldwide by Onalytica.
Bill is a fascinating and really insightful guy. We had a great conversation. He shares steps and practical advice you can use to integrate big data into your business and make huge transformations. Armed with the insights from big data, companies can improve customer experience and products, add value, and increase return on investment.
Links and Resources:
State of the CIO Podcast Website
State of the CIO Podcast on Apple Podcasts
Dan on LinkedIn
Hypothesis Development Canvas
Bill on Twitter
Bill on LinkedIn
Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science
Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business
The Art of Thinking Like a Data Scientist