One of my favorite features on the Data Driven Leadership podcast is Solution on the Spot. I present a problem to a data expert, and they work out solutions in real time while you listen in. Season one, episode six has this gem with Michael Tantrum about turning theoretical modernization recommendations into actionable steps.
Now, if you’re unfamiliar with Michael Tantrum, you’re about to be pleasantly surprised. Not only does he have that great New Zealand accent, but he’s been building data warehouses for over 30 years—since way before we even called them that!
Here’s the problem I presented Michael:
Let’s say a company has paid good money to smart data consultants to see what their organization needs to do to stay current. They now have reports on data transformation, but they don’t know how to take meaningful action from them. They don’t know where to start, and they’ve come to us for help.
Here are some of Michael’s key points:
Michael is a fascinating, incredibly smart person to talk to. You don’t want to miss the rest of this discussion. Listen to the podcast for more of his answer in this Solution on the Spot.