Welcome to our latest interview series on: “Bridging the Story Gap between Business and Data.” In this enlightening series, Randy Bean from CDO Magazine, engages in candid conversations with Scott Taylor, The Data Whisperer and Infocepts partner. Together, they discuss strategies to effectively bridge the divide between the world of business and the realm of data, offering invaluable insights into the power of telling your data story.
Episode 1: Bridging the Story Gap Between the Business and Data
In the opening episode, Scott Taylor talks about the vital role of data storytelling in bridging the story gap between technical data leaders and business executives. Taylor highlights the need for simplifying complex technical concepts and active listening to engage executives and secure support for data-driven initiatives in organizations.
Episode 2: Crafting Effective Data Narratives with the Three V’s: Vocabulary, Voice, and Vision
In part two of the CDO Magazine interview, data expert Scott Taylor explores the art of building impactful data narratives by leveraging what he calls “The Three V’s: Vocabulary, Voice, and Vision.” He emphasizes using a business-centric vocabulary, a unified team voice, and a vision aligned with the enterprise’s strategic goals. He stresses that effective data storytelling is the key to bridging the gap between tech-savvy professionals and business leaders, fostering support for data-driven projects.
Episode 3: The Future of Data Management and the Enduring Significance of Foundational Data Accuracy
In the final segment, Scott Taylor explores the future of data management. He underscores the enduring importance of foundational data accuracy and envisions a stronger role for Chief Data Officers as they bridge the story gap between data and business strategy, emphasizing the significance of storytelling in data leadership.