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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Contributor: James Powell

James E. Powell is the editorial director of and for the TDWI Business Intelligence Journal and the TDWI BI This Week newsletter.


All articles by James Powell

5 Minutes with a Data Scientist: Shujia Zhang of SafetyCulture

In search of more practical insights from a working data scientist, Upside spoke recently with Shujia Zhang from SafetyCulture, a start-up that is using analytics to enable safe workplaces.

5 Minutes with a Digital Marketer: Maneesh Sharma of BlueCube Network

Stay focused, be patient, and prepare for the advance of data science.

5 Minutes with an Analyst: Steve Hunt of DB Networks

Steve Hunt is president and COO of DB Networks, a database cybersecurity provider. He spoke with Upside recently about his current work.

5 Minutes with an Analyst: Russab Ali of SMC Digital Marketing

Many enterprises are leveraging data analytics to increase customer engagement or track marketing campaigns. Russab Ali, a founder of a data-driven digital marketing agency, spoke with Upside recently about this work.

5 Minutes with the Chairman: Venkat Viswanathan of LatentView Analytics

Venkat Viswanathan is the cofounder and chairman of LatentView Analytics. He spoke to us about what it's like to be the leader of an analytics company and about the role of the analyst.

5 Minutes with an Analyst: Thomas Jepsen of Contractor Quotes

Thomas Jepsen's company helps connect homeowners and contractors. Jepsen spoke with Upside recently about his work

5 Minutes with a Consultant: Tom Smith of Insights From Analytics

Tom Smith, principal consultant with Insights From Analytics, spoke to Upside about his work helping enterprises analyze data and why all enterprises should be talking to their customers.

5 Minutes with an Analyst: Misha Plotkine of

Misha Plotkine, founder of the algorithm-driven travel application, spoke with Upside recently about how analytics affects his company's growth.

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