In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux interviews Malcolm Chisholm, an acclaimed international data governance expert, about the concept of data democracy and its implications for modern organizations.
The conversation delves into the historical backdrop of IT-business divide, touching on the recurring rebellions against conventional IT approaches that have emerged over the years. Malcolm emphasizes that data democratization should empower individual teams to independently manage and utilize data, reflecting a shift towards decentralization. He highlights the critical role of no code and low code solutions, along with cloud technology, in enabling end user computing and the expansion of data-driven capabilities.
The interview also explores the challenge of finding the right balance between decentralized data activities and centralized governance to ensure responsible data practices within a data democracy framework.
🎧 Tune in to gain insights into the complex landscape of data democratization, guiding organizations towards a harmonious coexistence of empowerment and accountability.
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Episode 13 w/ Charlotte Ledoux - Leading Ladies of Tech: A Journey of Empowerment and AI Innovation
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29:34In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes Charlotte Ledoux, an accomplished Paris-based expert in data and AI governance. Charlotte discusses her professional evolution from engineering to data consulting and highlights her role in 'Paris Data Ladies', advocating for women in tech. The conversation explores the cultural approach to entrepreneurship and gender disparity in tech leadership in France. Charlotte shares insights into the French tech scene, noting the growth of startups and the importance of strategic funding. She emphasizes the need for more women in management roles and discusses the changing landscape of AI governance. The episode concludes with Charlotte's vision for AI's future, pleading for responsible development, ethical AI, and governance akin to GDPR standards. 🎧 Join us for a compelling discussion on the intersection of AI and data governance, the empowerment of women in tech, and the forward-looking prospects of AI in the tech industry. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
Episode 12 w/ Karl Ivo Sokolov - Data Frontiers: Charting Europe's AI and Tech Evolution
39:50In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux engages in a conversation with Karl Ivo Sokolov, a leading figure in data management and AI at Specific Group. This episode offers an exploration of Ivo's unique journey from a background in software development and banking to spearheading data innovation. Ivo provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution and current state of data management, big data, and cloud computing, with a particular focus on their impact and transformation in European markets. He delves into the concept of data democracy, discussing the balance of accessibility and responsibility in data usage within organizations. The conversation also touches on the vital role of AI and its governance in shaping the future of technology and data strategies. Ivo shares his insights on the challenges and opportunities facing European technology. 🎧 Tune in to this episode for a comprehensive understanding of the evolving landscapes of data management, AI, and the role of European innovation in shaping the future of technology. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
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Episode 11 w/ Gabs Ferreira - Crafting Tech Narratives: A Journey from Coding to Content Creation
39:34In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Gabs Ferreira, who has made a remarkable transition from a software developer to a renowned technology storyteller and content creator. Gabs delves into the art of tech storytelling, emphasizing the significance of personal narratives in making technology relatable. The discussion also explores the vibrant Brazilian tech scene, its regional disparities & enthusiastic tech community, and the growing need for Portuguese tech content. Concluding the discussion, Gabs shares his thoughts on the future of technology storytelling in the age of generative AI. He expresses optimism about the role of AI in enhancing content creation and shares his vision for further democratization of tech. 🎧 Tune in to this episode to gain a deeper understanding of the evolving landscape of tech communication, community building, and the role of storytelling in the tech industry. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
Episode 10 w/ Katharine Jarmul - Data Privacy Unveiled: A Data Scientist's Perspective on Ethics in AI
39:07In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux interviews Katharine Jarmul - Senior Data Scientist at ThoughtWorks and author of "Practical Data Privacy" (O'Reilly) - where she offers a unique perspective on the evolving field of data privacy and its integration with technology. The conversation traces Katharine's journey from her early days at the Washington Post to her current interest in data privacy in machine learning. She emphasizes the importance of understanding the role of data in society and in people's lives, and delves into the concept of privacy engineering - explaining its multidisciplinary nature and the need to strike a balance between data utility and user privacy. The episode concludes with a discussion on the democratization of data and the future of data privacy, where Katharine envisions a world where data users have more say and a better understanding of how their data is used, which could reshape the way we approach societal challenges. 🎧 Tune in to better understand the complex relationship between data privacy, machine learning and activism. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
Episode 9 w/ Säde Haveri - Functional, Meaningless Data Pipelines: Lessons From the IT-Business Divide
32:35In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux engages in a conversation with Säde Haveri, a seasoned data management freelancer specializing in data governance, data catalogs and data modeling. The dialogue focuses on the intricacies of data democratization, and the crucial importance of establishing a common language between technical and business users. Säde shares her extensive experience in the data sector, focusing on the interface between data and end-users. She stresses the need to involve both IT and business users for successful implementation of data catalogs, and the collaborative nature of data governance. The episode concludes looking at the challenges of making technology accessible to non-technical users, and proposes the idea of measuring the success of data democratization initiatives using innovative KPIs. 🎧 Listen to the episode for valuable insights into ongoing efforts to bridge the gap between technology and business in the area of data management. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
Episode 8 w/ Anna Skoulikari - Demystifying Git: Towards Tech Democratization
30:17In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux interviews Anna Skoulikari, an accomplished tech writer by day and a renowned Git educator by night - author of "Learning Git" (O’Reilly). Together, they embark on a journey to demystify Git, one of the cornerstones of modern tech. Anna's mission is clear: to make Git accessible to everyone, regardless of their technical background. Through her user-friendly approach, she unravels the complexities of version control, empowering individuals from diverse fields to harness Git's potential. The conversation explores the challenges posed by Git's terminology and the importance of a solid mental model. Anna envisions a future where Git becomes an indispensable tool for professionals in diverse industries, fostering innovation, collaboration and data democracy. 🎧 Tune in to unlock the power of Git and help close the chasm between technical intricacies and accessibility in the ever-changing world of technology. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
Episode 7 w/ Sune Selsbæk-Reitz - The SAFe® Path to Data Democracy: Addressing the Gap Between Agile Development and Data Management
32:40In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Sune Selsbæk-Reitz - Data Evangelist at Demant and an expert in integrating SAFe agile methodologies with data management principles - to explore the nuances and challenges at this intersection. The dialogue draws on Sune's experience, shedding light on the delicate balance required to harness the agility of SAFe while ensuring real-time, democratized access to data. Sune gives an insight into the complexities faced when aligning agile development with dynamic data demands, particularly emphasizing the role of BI reporting. The episode concludes with reflections on the future of SAFe in the realm of data management and its potential to redefine the way organizations approach agile development in tandem with data democratization. 🎧 Tune in to bridge the gap between AI's intricate technicalities and its broader societal and ethical implications. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
Episode 6 w/ Hala Nelson - Democratizing AI: Shaping a Future Where Data Empowers Al
35:22In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes Hala Nelson - an AI pioneer - Professor of Mathematics at James Madison University and the author of "Essential Math for AI" (O'Reilly). The two look at the immense power AI offers, from revolutionizing industries like healthcare and climate to introducing groundbreaking solutions in material design and more. With great power comes immense responsibility. Hala highlights the importance of checks and balances in the world of AI, warning against the concentration of this formidable tool in the hands of a few. Drawing on concrete examples, she stresses the pressing need for accurate data, emphasizing its fundamental role in the AI ecosystem. The episode concludes touching upon the often-overlooked human element, drawing attention to the immense power wielded by those behind these machines and the need for vigilant governance. 🎧 Tune in to bridge the gap between AI's intricate technicalities and its broader societal and ethical implications. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
Episode 5 w/ Samia Rahman - Decoding Data Mesh: A Dive into Domain Complexity & Data Democracy
30:34In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux is joined by Samia Rahman - one of the rare data mesh pioneers that has worked directly with Zhamak Dehghani and a proven expert in enterprise data strategy and governance - to explore the interconnections between data mesh, data democracy, and domain complexities in healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. The dialogue travels through Samia's diverse experiences, emphasizing the importance of a synergetic approach between technical and domain expertise to unlock the full value of data. Samia shares real-world insights on the challenges and bottlenecks faced in implementing data mesh in highly regulated and centralized industries, and highlights the essential role of domain understanding and respect in bridging the gap between IT and domain specialists. This episode concludes with thoughts on the future trajectory of data mesh, anticipating its increased applicability in specific industries, particularly those involving a spectrum of products and complexities. 🎧 Embark on this journey for a deep dive into the transformative essence of data mesh and its potential to reshape our approaches to data utilization and democratization in complex domains. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"
Episode 4 w/ Ronald G. Ross - Understanding Business Rules: From a priesthood of programmers towards a data democracy
46:53In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Ronald G. Ross, aka « the father of business rules » with over 45 years of experience, to delve into the intricate relationship between business rules, data democracy, and the progression of technology. Tracing Ronald’s rich career trajectory, the discussion emphasizes the importance of business rules as criteria guiding behavior and shaping organizational knowledge. The duo draws parallels between societal laws and business rules, highlighting their shared objective of fostering transparency and understanding. Ron's experience across various industries unveils the universality of business challenges, despite the apparent uniqueness inherent to each sector. The conversation concludes with a critique of the technology sector, stressing the urgency for it to step up, meet real organizational needs, and break free from the confines of a "priesthood of programmers". Ronald’s vision calls for leveraging today's powerful machines to revolutionize our use of natural language, enabling a more inclusive and knowledgeable future. 🎧 Dive into this episode for a comprehensive understanding of business rules' transformative potential and the pressing need for technology to truly serve its users in our evolving knowledge age. Bonus ⭐ ▶️ Watch the episode (video) on Youtube 📖 Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy"