Content digest #19

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How to unlock the power of data with servant leadership: Insights from Tim Carmichael, CDO at Chalhoub Group! In this exclusive interview, discover how Tim’s experience as a former army officer has shaped his leadership and data management approach. Get insider tips on measuring the effectiveness of management strategies, the benefits of servant leadership in the MEA region’s retail industry, and more! Don’t miss out on this eye-opening discussion on the future of data management!

Trial and Error Method: Approaching Big Data Project for Mini EEV Lifetime Prediction –  Interview with Egor Kolpakov, Project Engineer at Danfoss – Egor Kolpakov, a renowned expert in Machine Learning and Data Science, spills the beans on his upcoming presentation at the Data Innovation Summit 2023. Join us for this exclusive interview as he discusses his revolutionary approach to Big Data Projects for Mini EEV Lifetime Prediction using the “Trial and Error Method.” Discover the secrets to reducing testing time and gaining a deeper understanding of products to take your data science game to the next level. Get ready to be blown away by Egor’s groundbreaking insights!

Discover the Game-Changing Secrets to Becoming a Data-Centric Organization: Exclusive Interview with Bank of Lithuania’s Edita Lukaševičiūtė and Ignas Aničas! Join us for an exclusive interview with Edita Lukaševičiūtė, Head of the Data Governance Division, and Ignas Aničas, Programme Manager at the Bank of Lithuania, as they share their transformative journey in data management. Learn about the crucial role of data integration and how to initiate and manage organization-wide transformation in data management. Get insights into the challenges faced during implementation and the incredible benefits achieved. This article is a must-read for organizations implementing similar solutions and data management strategies. Don’t miss out on this game-changing interview!

Other news, articles, and reports

State of Cloud Software Spending – The quarterly enterprise tech spend sentiment index dropped by 5.2 points since the last measurement due to compressing budgets, economic unpredictability, increased 1-5 year outlook on budgets and slowed approval times for companies. New interesting insights about generative AI in enterprise and FinOps.

What to expect from Europe’s first AI oversight agency – Spain announced the first national agency for the supervision of Artificial Intelligence. In its current shape, the plan is very industry-friendly and leaves little space for civil society. It is the first one of its kind in Europe.

GPT-4 coming out this week – There have been many rumors about GPT-4 and the fact that Microsoft Germany CTO Dr. Andreas Braun almost casually announced the release and hinted at some incredible new features is as confusing as it is exciting! Let’s see if this will come true. 

AI Watch: Artificial Intelligence Standardisation Landscape Update – The European Commission presented in April 2021 the AI Act, its proposed legislative framework for Artificial Intelligence, which sets the necessary regulatory conditions for the adoption of trustworthy AI practices in the European Union. This report identifies concrete elements in IEEE standards and certification criteria that could fulfill standardization needs emerging from the European AI Regulation proposal and provides recommendations for their potential adoption and development in this direction.

The 2023 MAD (Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Data) landscape is here and it is bigger than ever. 1416 Logos included. See who has made it into the list this year.

The Latest from AI Afterwork Podcast

AIAW Podcast Episode 089 – Citizen Data Science with Shaun McGirr, EMEA RVP of AI Strategy at Dataiku. In-depth discussions regarding Data Science Leadership, Data Literacy, the importance of Citizen Data Scientists and how to implement Citizen Data Scientist Program, centralized vs. Decentralized teams, and much more.

AIAW Podcast Episode 090 – AI in Sweden with Martin Svensson and Mikael Ljungblom from AI Sweden. In-depth discussions regarding the proliferation of AI in Sweden and the Nordics and how countries can accelerate their maturity in the area. 

AIAW Podcast Episode 091 – From Insight to Action with Andreas Westling, Co-founder and CEO at Ignize.  In-depth discussions regarding predictive analytics, cross-functional collaboration in advanced analytics, self-service analytics, pricing analytics, and much more.

AIAW Podcast – Episode 092 – The Future of Robotics with Samer Al Moubayed, CEO, and Arnaud Henneville-Wedholm, Business Director at Furhat Robotics. Live demo with Furhat Robot integrated with OpenAIs API, which was released just two weeks ago. In-depth discussions on robotics, AI models, AI product interfaces, and much more.   

Hyperight Attend

How many data scientists should a company have to consider itself data-driven? How can a company meet the demand for a citizen data scientist? The half-day event is tailor-made for Data Science and #Analytics decision-makers and is limited to 33 participants (3 speakers and 30 participants).


  • Shaun McGirr, RVP AI Strategy at Dataiku,
  • Juha Vesanto – Tribe lead, Data Platform and AI at OP Financial Group,
  • Gemma Vall Liosera, Head of Solution Area Automation and AI Innovation at Ericsson

Some topics that will be discussed in the group discussions:

  • The business needs to establish a Citizen Data Scientist Program
  • The blueprint for a successful Data Scientist Program – How to incentivize Decision Makers and Domain Experts to become Citizen Data Scientists
  • How to deliver fast results and business value through your Citizen Data Scientists

Data Innovation Summit  – 11-12th May 2023 – Stockholm, Sweden

We are happy to announce that 1800+ participants have already registered for this year’s Data Innovation Summit 2023 in Stockholm this May. The tickets are capped at 2500 so if you still need to register, this is a good time to do it. 

On top of the already confirmed keynotes and speakers, in the past month, we had 40+ new speakers added to our already amazing lineup! Great leaders ready to share their expertise, coming from world-leading companies such us: Meta, Snowflake, Expedia Group, Novo Nordisk, Domino Data Lab, Ark Kapital, Quantyca, TimeXtender, NORA.ai, Swedbank, Digital Identity, Telia Company, Validio, Manta, Vast, Syntio ltd., DataGalaxy, IBM, Nagarro, Datavault Builder, Kaito Insight, Altair Engineering, IBM, AI Roots, Snowplow, XpertBi, Massive Entertainment | A Ubisoft Studio, Sifflet, Solita, Kesko, LKAB, Agile Lab, UniCredit, Northinsight AB, Philips, Eyeo GmbH, Kambi, and Amazon, and many more. In total, more than 200 speakers and panelists are expected to present in this year’s edition. Keynotes speakers list names like Jan Bosch, Cassie Kozyrkov, Jeniffer Belissent, and Ari Kaplan.

The Data Innovation Summit is the largest and most influential annual Data and AI event in the Nordics and beyond, bringing together the most innovative minds, enterprise practitioners, technology providers, start-up innovators, and academics, working with #datascience , #bigdata#ml , #ai , #datamanagement , #dataengineering , #IoT and #analytics , in one place to discuss ways to accelerate AI-driven #transformation throughout companies, industries, and public organizations. With over 200 #nordics and international speakers in this 8th edition, spread across nine stages, six workshop rooms, 180 TIP sessions, and plenty of learning and networking activities in the exhibition area, the Data Innovation Summit is the place to be for all professionals and organizations working with the utilization of data and AI innovation for enhancing customer experience, improve operational processes, enable future sustainability, reinventing business models, or developing data-driven products and services.. 

With over 1000 practical case studies presented in the past 7 editions and with new geo events in the MEA, ANZ and the APAC region, the event is a worldwide movement, ushering the community of data, analytics, and AI practitioners across functions, companies, industries, sectors, countries and regions to collaborate, benchmark, share and innovate.

We want to hear from you if there is a particular topic you are interested in, so we can address it in some of our next Newsletter editions.

Hyperight Team

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