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Data is Today's Currency with Robert Sunker

Episode Summary

In this episode special guest Robert Sunker joins Brian Comerford and Nick Lozano to discuss leadership challenges in the age of data analytics and insights. Included in the conversation: where to start using data insights to drive the decisions shaping your business; how to embrace data, measure what matters, and rally the talent already within your organization to develop the skillful bench-strength necessary to develop organizational data literacy; and what questions as a leader need to be asked to best identify what opportunities are already housed within the data of your business. These and many other themes are covered in this chat focused on harnessing data as a corporate asset.

Episode Notes

In this episode special guest Robert Sunker joins Brian Comerford and Nick Lozano to discuss leadership challenges in the age of data analytics and insights. Included in the conversation: where to start using data insights to drive the decisions shaping your business; how to embrace data, measure what matters, and rally the talent already within your organization to develop the skillful bench-strength necessary to develop organizational data literacy; and what questions as a leader need to be asked to best identify what opportunities are already housed within the data of your business. These and many other themes are covered in this chat focused on harnessing data as a corporate asset.

Robert Sunker
Executive Vice President
RevGen Partners
https://www.revgenpartners.com/about-us/team/robert-sunker/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-sunker/

0:22 Intro
2:33 Data Literacy
5:58 Data Landscape
9:32 Building a Data Team
12:05 Starting the Data Conversation
17:13 Demonstrating Insights
21:30 People
24:11 Data Pitfalls
25:15 Sustaining Success
29:38 Should IT Own Data Projects?
30:57 Data should be owned by the organization
32:27 Cultivating talent
35:31 Where do things get off track?
38:21 Driving long term value
42:18 Whats next with data?
45:41 Recommended reading
48:16 Closing

HBR Article: https://hbr.org/2014/05/from-purpose-to-impact

Hosted By:

Brian Comerford
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/briancomerford/

Nick Lozano
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholas-lozano-97356621/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NickLLozano

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