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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.


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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.

5 Minutes with a Data Scientist: Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro of KDnuggets

To provide you with the most useful, most current information, Upside is collecting quick perspectives from working professionals. Today, meet Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, president of KDnuggets.

What's Holding Data Scientists Back?

Many people have the wrong mindset about data scientists according to Kon Leong, CEO of ZL Technologies. Without quality data management and collaboration from leadership, data scientists can't fulfill their purpose.

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