Data is changing the way businesses are being built and run. Most CEOs and business leaders will agree that future success is increasingly reliant on their ability to turn data into a differentiating advantage. Yet +70% of enterprises still lag in their ability to create value from data.
I’m commiserating with a friend who recently left the technology industry to return to entertainment. “I’m not a programmer,” he begins, explaining some of the frustrations of his former workplace, before correcting himself, “—oh, engineer, in tech-bro speak. Though to me, engineers are people who build bridges and follow pretty rigid processes for a reason.”