We speak with Alan Jacobson, the chief data and analytics officer (CDAO) of Alteryx, to learn how organizations can democratize their data and analytics efforts.
The conversation includes these topics:
-- On Alteryx and the chief data and analytics officer role
-- On organizational data strategy
-- On the data mindset and adopting an analytics and data culture
-- On making data and analytics easier to use
-- On data and analytics in large organizations
-- On metrics and KPIs for data analytics
-- On operational metrics for evaluating data maturity and usage
-- On data governance for analytics
-- On data science and analytics training and employee upskilling
-- On creating a culture of data and analytics awareness
-- On democratizing data and analytics
-- On Alteryx and making analytics easier for users
Read the complete transcript: https://www.cxotalk.com/episode/democratization-data-analytics-alteryx
Alan Jacobson is the chief data and analytics officer (CDAO) of Alteryx, driving key data initiatives and accelerating digital business transformation for the Alteryx global customer base. As CDAO, Jacobson leads the company’s data science practice as a best-in-class example of how a company can get maximum leverage out of its data and the insights it contains. He is responsible for data management and governance, product and internal data, and use of the Alteryx Platform to drive continued growth.
Prior to joining Alteryx, Alan held a variety of leadership roles at Ford Motor Company across engineering, marketing, sales and new business development; most recently leading a team of data scientists to drive digital transformation across the enterprise.
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