Tag: analytics

  • Bridging the Gap: Unleashing Digital Transformation for Business Growth

    Bridging the Gap: Unleashing Digital Transformation for Business Growth

    Digital transformation has become more than just a buzzword; it’s now a fundamental imperative for businesses seeking to thrive in an era defined by rapid technological advancements. As organizations across various industries grapple with the challenges of embracing digital transformation, a recent study conducted by Chief Executive Group in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS)…

  • Discussion with Teneika Askew: Empowering Decision Making with Data Visualization

    Discussion with Teneika Askew: Empowering Decision Making with Data Visualization

    I recently met with Teneika Askew, Head of People Analytics at Mozilla, to discuss how to utilize data for effective visualization and creating data stories that enable decision-makers to take action. Here’s the full interview: Get the bonus Q&A with the audience by visiting  GreatTechPros.com. Here are some short video clips of topics discussed: Useful Links: Watch or…

  • Discussion with Chris Hyde: Making a Difference with Data Analytics

    Discussion with Chris Hyde: Making a Difference with Data Analytics

    I met with Chris Hyde, SQL Server BI and Data Science Consultant to learn about his career as a data professional and his journey into data science. In this interview Chris shares how data can make a difference in people’s lives, how there has been an increase use of statistics in data science and advice…

  • Digital Media Technologies can Overcome the Challenges within Mass Communication

    Digital Media Technologies can Overcome the Challenges within Mass Communication

    In this article, we’ll explore the disadvantages of a mass communication approach to Business-To-Consumer (B2C) communication and how digital media technologies can help overcome these issues. One disadvantage for businesses that use mass communication is that they cannot accurately identify demand for their products and services because their delivery method focuses on reaching the largest amount of…

  • Discussion with Don Alava: Integrating Digital and Traditional Marketing

    Discussion with Don Alava: Integrating Digital and Traditional Marketing

    I met with Don Alava, Digital Marketing expert and VP of Marketing Analytics & Technology at Universal Technical Institute. In this discussion Don shared his expertise on integrating digital and traditional marketing. Originally posted at www.GreatTechPros.com. Excerpt from the Interview: Wylie Blanchard: So, let’s talk about analytics for a second. How has analytics changed how we market content…

  • Become the SQL Professional of Choice – Two Sessions

    Become the SQL Professional of Choice – Two Sessions

    Continued from SQL Saturday – Chicago 2019. Session resources below. EVENT UPDATE: The SQL Saturday Chicago event is always amazing. I presented two sessions at the event: Become a SQL Pro who’s in High Demand and You’re hired! Creating value before and after the interview. Notable Sessions: Here are two sessions that I attended that were both educational and enjoyable. More below, including  Event Photos.…

  • You’re hired! Creating value before and after the interview

    You’re hired! Creating value before and after the interview

    Continued from SQL Saturday – Chicago 2019. Session resources below. Follow Up: SESSION DESCRIPTION: You’re hired! Creating value before and after the interview. Speaker(s): Wylie Blanchard Track: Professional Development Landing a gig as an employee, consultant or contractor has become highly competitive. You need to differentiate yourself in a way that tells the hiring manager that you are…

  • SQL Saturday – Chicago 2019 – Benedictine University

    SQL Saturday – Chicago 2019 – Benedictine University

    I’m headed to the SQL Saturday Chicago – 2019 event on March 23rd. I’m highly looking forward to this event so that I can interact with friends that I haven’t seen in some time. I’m also excited to meet and learn from great SQL professionals. This year I’ll be speaking about creating career growth and new opportunities. For…

  • Become a SQL Pro who’s in High Demand – Chicago IL 2018

    Become a SQL Pro who’s in High Demand – Chicago IL 2018

    EVENT UPDATE: The SQL Chicago community is always the best. I had a full house for this session and the audience participation was amazing. Feedback from the audience was that they enjoyed the discussion portion on scaling degrees and certifications to maximize the return on their investment. I didn’t originally plan to share my views on scalability but I’ll…