Solving the speed vs. quality experimentation dilemma and growing the New York Times- an interview with Shane Murray
Contextualizing our world with data, part 4: Journalism. Solving the speed vs. quality dilemma and growing the New York Times, also during the Trump years. Shane Murray, Field Chief Technology Officer at Monte Carlo and former Senior Vice President of data & insights at The New York Times, talks with about experimentation and growing a digital subscriber business, the New York Times. Shane talks about how to solve the experimentation speed vs. quality dilemma – and often outright conflict – between business stakeholders and data teams. Shane also talks about how the New York Times transformed itself into a digital subscription product and tech company.
Contextualizing our world with data, part 2: Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Sarah Carr is a recovering Marketer who has gone on to become a CRM systems nerd. Aside from core CRM, Sarah also works on data governance, data quality, and privacy. Looking back at her journey, Sarah talks about how CRM went from email marketing to automated omni-channel orchestration of the customer experience. Sarah also gives her insight on how data teams and stakeholders can utilize self-service and data education to drive business forward together. Moreover, she discusses how Arts degrees can be good breeding grounds for analytical minds.
The Future of the Analyst, Part 3: Data is about business, strategy and revenue generation. Tristan J Burns shares his transition from banking to being a data leader. Tristan details how he sees the role of a data leader encompassing EQ (emotional intelligence) and enabling the data team to drive strategy and data-driven decision making. The interview also includes how data leaders should be measured and which C-Suite roles they should fill.
AI is becoming omnipresent in our lives and is shaping our world. Thus wider public involvement in determining how AI is designed and used is important for society. Understanding AI and getting involved in how it is applied and governed might seem daunting, but Varsh Anilkumar offers some ways to get involved and learn about AI.
AI is still magical to many people. Is that a major obstacle to AI adoption? Varshith H Anilkumar talked to myself and the D3M Labs community about what can be done to create a more AI-aware public and how that will help decrease bias and improve innovation.