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Jul 20, 2018

My guest this week is Reggie Wilkerson, Director of Enterprise Data Management at the State Department Federal Credit Union. Reggie's one of the few guys that is really dominating data.

While running my CIO Innovation Insider series, I noticed that a lot of recent conversations have been around data analytics, business intelligence, data warehousing, and data visualization.

That is why I invited Reggie to discuss how to get your Power BI project started from the ground up and what would your first hundred days looked like. You are going to hear about the approaches and tools Reggie is using, how to shift perception and opinions within your organization and a lot more.

I believe that the skills within this domain are very important and hope you enjoy listening to my interview with Reggie Wilkerson.

Major Take-Aways From This Episode:

  1. Key tools:
    1. Tableau - BI platform that helps you gain insights into data.
    2. SAP Business Objects – single centralized BI platform for reporting and visualization.
    3. Cognos - IBM’s analytics solution.
    4. Alteryx tool  - ETL / data integration tool
    5. Good Data  - data visualization tool
    6. Looker analytics platform.
  2. Art of the Possible: Shift Perception + Opinion.
  3. When to ask for forgiveness vs. permission?
  4. How to know whether to move to the cloud vs. staying on premise?
  5. What are the roles of the end user and data architect?
  6. How to create momentum and “snowball effect”?
  7. How do you work with a CEO to build impact?
  8. How do you manage data quality and integrity with a BI, Data Warehousing, Data Visualization project?
  9. How do you know the data that you are governing that you have integrity with your data?
  10. How do you create the right SOW to have a quick win with your organization’s BI project.

About Reggie Wilkerson

Reginald Wilkerson is the Director of Enterprise Data Management at the State Department Federal Credit Union. Reginald Wilkerson is an Analytics leader with experience in all aspects of Information Management including building out cloud based (AWS) target state solutions which streamline and automate the data sourcing, data management, data quality and enterprise reporting components. He is adept at reducing friction and increasing efficiencies by bridging silos, and he is also adept at designing analytics platforms which provide enterprises with actionable insights. In his free time, he enjoys reading tech blogs, listening to podcasts and finding a good pickup basketball games around the DC area.

Read full transcript here.

How to get in touch with Reggie Wilkerson

This episode is sponsored by the CIO Innovation Insider Council, dedicated to Business Digital Leaders who want to be a part of 20% of the planet and help their businesses win with innovation and transformation.

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* Outro music provided by Ben’s Sound

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Jul 13, 2018

Warning: This episode contains sensitive content.

My guest this week is Dan Peña.

From his beginnings as an East LA barrio bad boy to Laird of (15th Century) Guthrie Castle, Dan Peña is now recognized as the Founder of Quantum Leap Advantage (QLA), the revolutionary method for super success with over 25 years of proven track record that has produced over $50 Billion of equity/value, since 1993 – thus making him known as the 50 Billion Dollar Man!

Peña, through his mentees and devotees, has created an unprecedented level of super successful mentees/devotees that have produced from 7 figures to 11 figures wealth creation in various industries around the world! Peña’s principle instrument of success is his free QLA Mentor Program used in conjunction with the step by step QLA Methodology that he personally used to create  $450 Million from $820 in 8 years!

Together with laser beam focus, Peña has mentored and coached countless to achieve their dreams, making him the best high performance business success coach, measured by equity/value created.

I want you to listen to this conversation because I believe that you as a leader need to find mentors who are significantly better than you. Mentors that will make you get out of your comfort zone while setting you up to achieve those big goals.

Major Take-Aways From This Episode:

  • What is Quantum Leap Advantage system?
  • What is the difference between a high performance coach and personal development?
  • How is staying on the cutting edge driving High Performance?
  • Why is it harder for older people to achieve high performance results?
  • “Show me your friends and I show you your future,” @10:00 min
  • How Dan gets you to do what you don’t want to do to be what you want to be.
  • How do you instill fearlessness? You have to do things that scare you.
  • The success story of Klaus Kleinfeld @24:00 min
  • What is the impact of Neom?
  • Having a mentor does not mean you are not self-motivated?
  • If you need some motivation or somebody to motivate you, you have to get out of your comfort zone.
  • “We lack leadership, we don’t lack direction” @ 43:10 min
  • Dan’s “Snowflake test” @ 01:01:30min; Take the Snowflake Test here
  • Dan's website where you can find free resources
  • Tough-Minded Management  and Tough-Minded Leadership by Joe Batten

Read full transcript here.

How to get in touch with Dan Peña

More Resources:

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