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Posted in Cybersecurity, Data as an asset, Data governance, Deutsch, ISO 27001

Die Schaffung einer sicherheitsbewussten Kultur zum nachhaltigen Erfolg

Sicherheit ist ein fortlaufender Prozess, kein einmaliges Ereignis. Wir müssen unsere Sicherheitspraktiken ständig anpassen und verbessern, um neuen Bedrohungen zu begegnen. In der Eile, etwas zu liefern und Geld zu verdienen, wird die Sicherheit oft vernachlässigt. Aleksandra Kornecka sprach mit Elizabeth Press (mir) darüber, wie man eine sicherheitsbewusste Kultur schafft.

Posted in Cybersecurity, Data as an asset, Data privacy, ISO 27001

Fostering a Security-Aware Culture for Sustainable Success

Security is an ongoing process, not a one-time event. We must continuously adapt and improve our security practices to address emerging threats. Often, in the rush to deliver and monetize, security is an after thought and threats remain exposed. Aleksandra Kornecka talked with Elizabeth Press (myself) about how to create a security aware culture.

Posted in Cybersecurity, Data governance, Data politics, Data privacy, DataOps, ISO 27001

Why the Digital World Needs Operations

Operations is the often-overlooked hero of profitable growth. Antonia Landi and Elizabeth Press (myself) connected over the insight that operational excellence is the key to business success, be it in product, data, on the factory floor or the newsroom. Even creative agencies have processes. Ops and processes will become a passport to play, as legislators catch up with technology (NIS2, DORA as examples) and ISO 27001 becomes a standard business hygiene in many industries. 

Posted in Cybersecurity, Data governance, Data Leadership, Deutsch, Digital sovereignty, Zero trust

Die Sicht eines Data Leaders auf Cybersicherheit

Dieser Blog enthält einige meiner wichtigsten Eindrücke von der kürzlich stattgefundenen niederländisch-bayerischen Konferenz ‚Zusammenarbeit in der Cybersicherheit: Die wichtigsten Aufgaben für die Unternehmensführung‘ in München, organisiert von InnovationQuarter. Ich hatte das Privileg, von der Recruiting-Firma GCS zu der Veranstaltung eingeladen zu werden. Die Welt wird immer digitaler und gefährlicher, was den Gedankenaustausch über Cybersicherheit zwischen Freunden und Geschäftspartnern unerlässlich macht. Ich verbrachte einen Tag damit, brillanten Köpfen aus den Niederlanden, Bayern und darüber hinaus zuzuhören, die darüber sprachen, wie man Cybersicherheit zu einem C-Suite-Thema machen kann.

Posted in Cybersecurity, Data governance, Data Leadership, Digital sovereignty, Zero trust

A Data Leader’s Perspective on Cybersecurity

This blog entails a few of my high-level takeaways from the recent Dutch-Bavarian „Collaboration in Cybersecurity: The most important tasks for business leaders“ conference in Munich, Organized by InnovationQuarter. I was privileged to get invited by the recruiting firm GCS to the event. The world gets increasingly digital and dangerous, making the exchange of ideas about cybersecurity between friends and trading partners essential. I spent a day listening to brilliant minds from the Netherlands, Bavaria and beyond talk about what how to make Cybersecurity a C-Suite issue.

Posted in Analytics, Data Leadership, Machine learning

Operational Analytics, a New Paradigm for Delivering Data-Driven Impact

From higher ROI to easier use, operational analytics answers many contemporary challenges facing data teams. I (Elizabeth Press), spoke with Dani Solà  Senior Vice President of Data and Analytics at Clark about Operational Analytics. Success, however, necessitates a well-governed data platform and solid security concepts. When your stakeholders come back with questions, it’s a sign of engagement and thus relevance of the system you built.

Posted in AI Strategy, Data pipelines, DataOps, Generative AI, Large Language Models

How Large Language Models are Transforming Data Operations

Large language models and generative AI are disrupting how data is done. I (Elizabeth Press from D3M Labs) spoke with Leonid Nekhymchuk (Leo), CEO and Co-Founder of Datuum.ai, about how large language models will transform data operations.  Datuum uses AI to connect data sources with target models, automate mapping, making data integration less time-consuming and less expensive. 

Posted in Data Leadership

Experiences of Toxic Leadership in Data

Kasia Musur from VENT conducted research about experiences of toxic leadership amongst data professionals in cooperation with Elizabeth Press from D3M Labs. The blog is a high level summary of a couple of insights with a link to the full interview on the D3M Labs YouTube channel.

Posted in Business, Data as an asset, Data strategy, Finance

Ensuring the Data Team’s Financial Viability, Beyond Cash Burn – An Interview with Timur Bokari

In his current role, Timur Bokari supports the growth of a FinTech in the Recurring Revenue Financing space by developing new customer segments and evolving strategy based on existing data. Timur talks to D3M Labs about the financial viability of data teams. He explains the financial and accounting mechanisms that are relevant to Data Leaders. Data team viability lies in the link between data availability and decision-making capability. Financial sustainability and job stability in data requires clearer correlations between data and revenue growth and cost reduction.

Posted in Business, Data as an asset, Data strategy, Deutsch, Finance

Die finanzielle Überlebensfähigkeit des Data Teams gewährleisten, über den Cash-Burn hinaus – Ein Interview mit Timur Bokari

In seiner aktuellen Position unterstützt Timur Bokari das Wachstum eines FinTechs im Bereich Recurring Revenue Financing durch die Erschließung neuer Kundensegmente und die Weiterentwicklung der Strategie auf Basis vorhandener Daten. Timur spricht mit D3M Labs über die finanzielle Nachhaltigkeit von Datenteams. Er erklärt die Finanz- und Buchhaltungsmechanismen, die für Data Leaders relevant sind. Die Überlebensfähigkeit von Datenteams liegt in der Verbindung zwischen Datenverfügbarkeit und Entscheidungsfähigkeit. Die finanzielle Nachhaltigkeit und Arbeitsplatzstabilität im Datenbereich erfordert klarere Korrelationen zwischen Daten und Umsatzwachstum und Kostensenkung.