Caroline Fluit (Global VP Digital Product Engineering at IKEA) on: data innovation within the retail industry. Caroline shares her experience and lessons learned with regards to data innovation as well as leadership.
Sander Kerstens (Director Data Analytics at Vanderlande) on: data mesh, what it means and how Vanderlande has approached its implementation. Sander talks about the challenges they’ve faced and how they’ve addressed them. Listen to hear tips on how to tackle a data mesh implementation.
Data-driven asset management
Jan Leenaars(Product Owner at Rijkswaterstaat) on: data-driven asset management, how data can be leveraged to manage assets, common pitfalls and lessons learned. Jan talks about how users & developers can work effectively together to create reliable insights on time. Listen to hear how Rijkswaterstaat has faced data-driven asset management challenges and how they overcome these challenges.
How to Become a Successful Data Professional
Remi Verhoeven (Senior Manager at KPMG) on: the character traits, technical skills and soft skills required in order to become a successful data profession. Listen to hear about the ways data professionals can improve their skills to increase their chances in the recruitment process.
Data Autonomy: Take Back Control Over Your Data
Dennis Groot on: data autonomy, what it is, why it matters and why it is important now. Dennis talks about how to implement data autonomy in complex architectures and how it relates to current trends like self-sovereign identity and the metaverse.
How to boost data availability? Synthetic data is the answer!
Wim Kees Janssen (Co-founder of Syntho) on: data synthetisation, what it is, what it can be used for and how it adds value to organisations. Wim Kees talks about how synthetic data helps speed up Development, Test, Acceptance and Production (DTAP) cycles by making privacy a non-issue. Listen to hear how Syntho provides the technical solution to root out the need for production data and mitigate possible privacy risks.
Data strategy for small and medium-sized enterprises
Geneviève Meerburg (Director SME Services at van Spaendonck) on: implementing a data strategy within her organisation. Geneviève shares how the importance and value of data organically grew, leading to a concrete need for a data strategy. Listen to hear how van Spaendonck approached truly living through the principles set out in the data strategy and how it helped create new services for their clients.
Don’t mention AI!
Bart Rentenaar (Enterprise Data Lead at Athora) on: implementing data innovation within his organisation. Bart shares examples of use cases that inspired him to get start with data innovations, the framework that employs to structure initiatives, examples of data innovations he implemented and the team that made that possible. Listen for tips when starting out with the implementation of data innovations.
Trusted data awareness
Arjan Pepping (Corporate Data Manager at MN) on: creating awareness around trusted data and the role of data in control for a pension provider. Listen for the golden tip on implementing data awareness.
Good design teams embrace data quality
Marinka Voorhout (Director at Philips) on: data quality in design is becoming a pre requisite for innovations on data. Listen to practical approach tips and ideas to take data quality into account in user interfaces.
Trailer: Date with D8A
In this trailer of the Date with D8A podcast series, Simone from D8A explains the idea behind the D8A initiative and the what, why and how of the Date with D8A podcast.