Episode Summary

Welcome to Limitless B.I., a show that interviews real world, innovative business leaders who strive to see beyond the data to produce tangible results in their organizations using business intelligence.

In this episode, B.I. entrepreneur and Chief Strategy Officer at Squirrel365, Donald MacCormick joins the show to talk about his background and experience working in enterprise and desktop software. Donald provides his thoughts on self-service B.I., the cycle of business intelligence and what the future holds for the industry.

Highlights

00:37 – Introducing today’s guest, Donald MacCormick, who speaks to his background in business intelligence and highlights from his illustrious career

07:10 – Donald breaks down the cycle of business intelligence, technology and IT

12:47 – Donald speaks to why self-service B.I. means different things to different people

17:13 – Acquisitions in the B.I. industry

19:50 – Donald speculates on the future of B.I.

24:29 – Why Excel remains so pervasive and popular

30:19 – Donald provides his thoughts on enterprise reporting systems and the numerous other ways B.I. can be utilized

39:31 – Donald gives his opinion on Covid-19 and the future impact it may have on our world

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Links Mentioned

Limitless BI Website

Donald’s LinkedIn

Episode Summary

Welcome to Limitless B.I., a show that interviews real world, innovative business leaders who strive to see beyond the data to produce tangible results in their organizations using business intelligence.

In this episode, Managing Director and Founder of Red Olive, Jefferson Lynch joins the show to talk about his experience with predictive artificial intelligence and using data to help businesses and organizations unlock value. Jefferson speaks to the impact Covid-19 has had on his business, the importance of data analytics and the future of business intelligence.

Highlights

00:42 – Introducing today’s guest, Jefferson Lynch, who speaks to his background in business intelligence and some of the projects he’s been working on with predictive A.I.

08:40 – Trends Jefferson has observed in predictive A.I. and where he sees A.I. fitting into the business intelligence equation

18:38 – Jefferson makes the case for utilizing intelligence automation over artificial intelligence and provides specific examples

21:45 – Where Jefferson sees B.I. going in the next five years

24:58 – Jefferson speaks to the impact Covid-19 has had on his company and how they have pivoted in these difficult economic times

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Links Mentioned

Limitless BI Website

Jefferson’s LinkedIn