A playbook for the Chief Data Officer: How to be successful in this ground-breaking role

The CDO leadership role is still new in the large majority of companies,...


5 Questions to Ask Before Looking for Venture Capital

In my role as a mentor, I am often asked about how to get venture capital...


Customer Service is the Oil in our Machine

Just yesterday my team forwarded me a very nice compliment from one of our...


Tipping the Scales on Work/Life Balance

An article in Forbes Magazine caught my eye with this statistic, “94% of...


The Value of Mentorship in the Season of Giving

I have a lot of energy that I draw in many different ways. But, one way that...


Examining the Importance of Context for Every Story

You’ve heard it said, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” While there...


Examining if Big Data is Worth all of the Hype

I’ve never liked the term “big data.” It feels like a contrived term, born...


Exploring the ROI on Lessons from Failure vs. Success

Where I am from, we have a saying about the value of failing. Although it...


Building the Next Generation of Business Intelligence

The other day, I was thinking about BI and its adoption rate by the business....


How to Build a Culture of Business Analytics

I can tell how mature an organization is by its use of analytics to run the...