Ask The Expert: Jen Stirrup talks the simple errors most make with data

Jen Stirrup, who was appointed as Microsoft Data Platform’s Most Valuable Professional, has innovative insights for data strategists to take on

Jen Stirrup

Jen Stirrup is an industry analyst and speaker. With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, she was appointed as Microsoft Data Platform’s Most Valuable Professional, has authored multiple books and is a data strategist and expert in business intelligence, big data and data visualisation.

In this podcast, Jen breaks down much of the industry oversights with data, and how the right forms of communication and collaboration can calibrate approaches to data so that the best outcomes are guaranteed.

“Sometimes organisations get so knotted up with the technology that they’ve actually taken their eye off the ball.”

“What I’ve done previously is set up a council of data, and I got different representatives from different departments to come together, share the issues they’re having, and try to find ways to move through this technical debt.”

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