Ask the Expert: Lillian Pierson answers the big questions about data and enterprises
Lillian Pierson is a business coach for Tech SMEs, a Big Data Strategist and a coach/beacon of light for people getting into data in the enterprise. She is a Data Strategist for Data-Mania LLC and the CEO of Catapult Coaching. As a LinkedIn Learning Instructor, her abilities allow her to open doorways for people eager to get into the tech industry, through lessons about Python, chatbots, NLP and deep learning. Lillian took some time out of her day to talk about the dos and don'ts of data in the enterprise, as well as some heart-warming and rewarding moments that came from her job as a data coach.
“THERE'S A LOT OF TALK ON THE INTERNET, ORGANISATIONS ARE EXCITED ABOUT HOW MUCH DATA THEY HAVE OR WHAT TYPES OF TECHNOLOGY THEY'RE USING. I THINK THAT'S ALL GREAT AND EXCITING, BUT I THINK THE NUMBER ONE MOST FUNDAMENTAL THING ABOUT DATA IS THAT NONE OF THAT STUFF MATTERS. THE ONLY THING THAT MATTERS ABOUT YOUR DATA IS THE VALUE YOU CREATE FROM IT.”
“I THINK THE INDUSTRY IS MOVING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION, WHERE WE CAN START TAKING BIG DATA ANALYTICS PROFESSIONALS AND USING THEM TO COVER THE DATA SCIENCE REQUIREMENTS, BY ENABLING THEM WITH POWERFUL TOOLS.”
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