Insights fromTechConnect's COO
As the COO of TechConnect, I have witnessed firsthand the incredible results that can be achieved with data-driven decision making. I recently participated in an AWS Data-Driven Everything workshop and was impressed with how the program moves beyond theoretical discussions to provide a structured approach to becoming data-driven. The AWS D2E program is designed to help companies create a culture of data-driven decision making that is integrated into every aspect of their operations.
Working Backwards from Customer Challenges to Create Data Products
One of the key takeaways from my experience was the importance of working backwards from customer challenges and leveraging the power of people, technology, and process to create data products that enhance the customer experience. The AWS D2E program offers a powerful framework for companies to achieve this cultural shift, providing a comprehensive approach that prioritizes mindset alignment, mobilization, people and process, and technology foundation. By following this use-case driven approach and working backwards from customer challenges, companies can gain a deep understanding of their business and make informed, data-driven decisions that drive growth and success in the ever-changing world we live in.
The Agile Mindset
The success of the program is also attributed to the fact that it is more than just a tool for companies to become data-driven. It is a mindset change that focuses on solving customers’ most compelling challenges and opportunities by thinking in terms of “data products”. This shift to an agile mindset, where companies rapidly ideate, build, release, and leverage customer feedback to enhance the product with additional data, is critical to staying competitive in today’s business landscape.
At the heart of the D2E program is the data flywheel, which enables companies to continuously collect feedback and experiment, learn and realize value while driving faster innovation. By continuously working backwards from customer challenges, the most strategic and diverse datasets are brought together, securely made available to support experimentation and innovation, creating insights that were previously not possible. This cycle of innovation is referred to as the “data flywheel.”
Overcoming Barriers and Achieving New Outcomes through Digital Transformation
Overcoming barriers to problem-solving and leveraging purpose-built solutions to achieve new outcomes through digital transformation using database, analytics, AI, and ML is also an essential aspect of the AWS D2E program. The structured approach of the program enables companies to make informed, data-driven decisions that drive growth and success in today’s ever-changing world.
By embracing the D2E program, we have further improved our delivery of data strategies. If you’re looking to create a data-driven culture in your organization, I highly recommend exploring the AWS D2E program. Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you in achieving success through data-driven decision making