Data Sins, DataOps Epiphanies, and Digital Value

The Journey To Your Data Ops Advantage

Your DataOps Advantage Podcast
17 mins | August 15, 2019

Summary

Episode 1 of the first season of the "Your DataOps Advantage" podcast series by Hitachi Vantara! In this episode podcast host, Bill Schmarzo (our CTO of IoT and Analytics) sits down with Renée Lahti (our CIO) and Jonathan Martin (our CMO) to hear their story about the moment of epiphany that led Hitachi Vantara down the path of DataOps and Digital Value Enablement. Together, they confess their data sins, the strong partnership they've built, how the digital value enablement process can drive cultural change and the upcoming Digital Envisioning Workshop. Listen up—it's time to have an epiphany of your own!

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Host

Bill Schmarzo
CTO, IoT and Analytics, Hitachi Vantara

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. As the current CTO, Analytics and IoT for Hitachi Vantara, "The Dean of Big Data" guides the company's technology strategy and drives "co-creation" efforts with select customers to leverage IoT and analytics to power digital transformation.

Renée Lahti
Chief information officer, Hitachi Vantara

Renée Lahti develops and implements information technology (IT) initiatives that align with Hitachi Vantara's mission. She leads the transformation of the Hitachi Vantara IT group from a conventional organization with many operational silos to a dynamic, agile team that efficiently focuses on business outcomes. Today, the IT group is an organization of cross-functional teams that include business and IT functions to work together using iterative, agile sprints.

Jonathan Martin
Chief marketing officer, Hitachi Vantara

Jonathan Martin is responsible for the global strategy and execution of all aspects of Hitachi Vantara's marketing efforts. Self-described as a career CMO, Jonathan's passion is to drive a progressive approach to B2B marketing at the intersection of metrics and magic where creativity and data work together.

Transcript

Bill Schmarzo Chief Technology Officer of IoT and Analytics, Hitachi Vantara:

Hello, welcome to the Hitachi Vantara DataOps advantage podcast. My name is Bill Schmarzo and I'm the chief technology officer of IOT and analytics here at Hitachi Vantara. The DataOps advantage podcasts is going to track the trials and tribulations of different organizations of different sizes across different industries as they wrestle with how do you get value from your data. What we're going to do is we're going to talk to these organizations about how they're leveraging DataOps to uncover value in their data and help them to figure out how to drive return on their data investments.

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