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How do you build an exceptional data team? What is the right relationship between product managers and data engineers? How do you find out who your customer really is? These are some of the topics we’ll be covering this week at the CarCast. Watch the video below for more information:
There are certainly many people who are committed to the success of a data teambut there are five that are critical to your success: the data product manager, the program manager, the UX leader, the data engineer…and of course the chief data officer.
In my experience, the best product managers act as the CEO of their product. They are responsible for the implementation of their product and the results. The chief data officer’s job is to map out the vision and create a clear strategy that drives a high level of focus and accountability for the team. The CDO’s job is also particularly important in protecting the team from arbitrariness – whether caused by an outside source or self-induced.
The team must also right relationship between product managers and their engineersas it will affect their ability to carry out the commitment they made in their Product Requirement Documents (PRD).
Last but not least, you must develop a high level of customer focus. That’s why I encourage you to read my thoughts on this week Clayton Christensen “Jobs to Be Done” methodology. It’s the best I’ve found to see reality through the eyes of your customers and users.
I hope you enjoy all of these resources! Please contact me with your thoughts and comments, and I’ll see you next week.
Bruno Aziza is head of data and analytics at Google Cloud.
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