Learning Data Analytics & Data Governance With Wendy Zhang

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Listen to Wendy Zhang as she talks about how you can learn analytics if you want to pursue a career in data. She also talks about how a data analytics education can come in many forms, and not just from having a formal degree. Wendy also emphasizes the importance of accomplishing low-hanging fruits early on when establishingyour dataframework, and how these can help change the mindsets of people working for your organization.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode
  • Wendy Zhang’s analytical background
  • Theoretical data in school vs real-life analytics
  • 80% of data science is spent on cleaning up the data
  • Other ways that you can learn data analytics
  • Main principles of data governance
  • Howcanyou utilize data as an asset?
  • Mindset is one of the biggest roadblocks in data culture
  • How do you identify and prioritize your data assets?
  • Analytical technologies should have the ability to integrate with one another and with the existing platform
  • The model is only as good as its labels
  • Challenges surrounding the data governance space
  • How having a single source of truth (SSOT) can benefit your organization
  • Centralized vs decentralized Strategies
About The Show

The Analytic Mind podcast provides an opportunity to learn from a diverse range of global data leaders. Hosted by Sam McKay, CEO of Enterprise DNA. Covered will be a range of data and analytics topics keeping you up to date with recent trends, organizational challenges, and opportunities for innovation in this exciting space.