Episode 35 – Data 101

We get back to the basics in this episode to deliver an understanding of data and databases. If you’re looking for a quick primer that will help contextualize conversations you’re having with targets or portfolio companies regarding data, then listen in.

Naveed Asem, Chief Data and Analytics Officer of Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), has devoted his career to building data and analytic solutions and takes us through an impressive coverage of architecture, tools, processes, products, and applications of data.

In this episode you’ll learn about:

* The difference between relational and non-relational databases
* Data lakes, data warehouses and data marts
* Data preparation and quality – what’s involved in cleaning, transforming and merging data sets
* Exploration and insight reporting – which dashboards to use?

Links and resources mentioned in this episode:

Naveed Asem – https://www.linkedin.com/in/naveedasem

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