Paul Laughlin was recently interviewed, by leading IT podcast, Venturi’s Voice.

Host Andy Davies, interviewed Paul about his work with Data & Analytics leaders, under the title “Humanising Data Insights“.

Venturi’s Voice is one of the top-rated podcasts, in App Stores, for IT leaders. Andy & his team bring listeners conversations, with leaders from a variety of technical disciplines. They also cover career progression, influences, best practices, leadership and talent within IT recruitment.

In this episode, Andy DavisPaul Laughlin discuss the creative side of data analytics. They also chat about the way companies are now creating alternative career ladders, for people who don’t want to be in management. Andy asks Paul about his career progression and how he got into the data space. Finally, they chat about the concept of deep and shallow work.

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Show Notes (minutes through podcast):

1.07 The human aspect of data and insights.

2.36 The creative element to Data.

3.41 What are the general misconceptions around Data and Insights.

6.30 The hype around the applications of Data.

10.00 The diversity of leadership and creating alternative career paths for those who don’t want to be leaders.

13.44 Paul’s background and career progression.

16.39 Do you feel you’ve always though in Data terms?

18.22 How did you navigate your way through your career?

21.25 How we value people’s experiences.

25.39 Honing in and focusing on one problem and mastering one skill.

28.26 Ask yourself are you always learning?