3D printing comes of age – creating major urban infrastructure

I am a huge fan of Amara’s Law, and have been known to quote it extensively in talks. This is because humans are not very good at estimating things. Especially estimating what technologies will have long term impact on our lives. “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” Roy Amara, past … Continue reading 3D printing comes of age – creating major urban infrastructure

CDO Magazine 2021 List of Global Data Power Women

2021 List of Global Data Power Women

So honoured to be among the CDO Magazine 2021 Global Data Power Women. Another huge thank-you to my team, who do all the work to bring my vision to reality. “CDO Magazine has once again searched the globe, reached out to key influencers and industry organizations and is excited to announce our 2021 list. These women are shaping the landscape of business and pioneering the … Continue reading 2021 List of Global Data Power Women

Getting started with Data Governance

Often folks simply do not know where to get started with their data governance program in an organisation. I recently gave a talk at the Australian Cyber Conference 2021 in Canberra on how to get started with a data governance program. This talk is based on my experience of running the UNSW data and information governance program since late 2014. When I first set out … Continue reading Getting started with Data Governance

Kate Carruthers and Chris D’Agostino

Databricks Champions of Data + AI series

Had an interesting chat with the lovely Chris D’Agostino from Databricks on their Champions of Data + AI series.  The higher education sector is currently subject to disruption on many fronts, not only from COVID. There are a lot of interesting things happening across the sector. One thing is certain, COVID has helped the entire sector digitise. Continue reading Databricks Champions of Data + AI series

CDO Magazine Announces Its 2021 List of Academic Data Leaders

It is a great honour to be listed as one of the CDO Magazine 2021 Academic Data Leaders. CDO Magazine is always on the leading edge of the data world so it is so exciting to be named among such an august group. “CDO Magazine is committed to being a champion to academic professionals in the field of data and analytics. CDO Magazine has searched … Continue reading CDO Magazine Announces Its 2021 List of Academic Data Leaders