Retail Checks & Balances

Bytes & Algorithms- Navigating the AI DataSphere with Jonathan Foster

February 18, 2024 Kevin Spencer Episode 17
Bytes & Algorithms- Navigating the AI DataSphere with Jonathan Foster
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Retail Checks & Balances
Bytes & Algorithms- Navigating the AI DataSphere with Jonathan Foster
Feb 18, 2024 Episode 17
Kevin Spencer

In episode 17 of Retail Checks and Balances, Kevin Spencer welcomes data scientist architect, Jonathan Foster, to share insights into his role, which involves designing systems for data collection, sorting, and visualization. He also emphasizes the importance of presenting data in a way that is easily understood and actionable for customers


Tune in to gain insights into the world of data science and its significance in the retail and hospitality industry.


TIMESTAMPS

[00:02:09] Visualization and Interactive Dashboards.

[00:07:41] AI cConnecting to Power BI.

[00:10:09] Trends and Supply Chain.

[00:15:00] Data-Driven Decision Making.

[00:17:52] Data-Driven Sports Strategies.

[00:23:17] Compliance and Intelligence Achievements.

[00:27:12] The Four E's Methodology.


In this episode, Kevin Spencer and Jonathan Foster discuss the importance of structuring data in a visualization that allows customers to easily understand what they need to do, why they need to do it, and the impact of their actions on their business. 


Instead of presenting a bunch of numbers and spreadsheets, Jonathan uses tools like Tableau, Power BI, and Oracle Business Intelligence to create interactive dashboards. These dashboards enable customers to test different theories, answer multiple questions, and make informed decisions that drive success and growth.


QUOTES

  • "It's really being able to drive a customer to ask the right questions so they can get the right answer to provide the actions necessary that would cause a change.’’ - Jonathan Foster
  • “I came up with this methodology that I live by, which is the four E's, which is first E is Exposure. Second one is Experience. Third one is Education. And the last one is Execution.” - Jonathan Foster
  • "Treat people the way that you want to be treated, and always be respectful, showing a level of dignity and trust and elegance in what you do." - Jonathan Foster



SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS


Kevin Spencer

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kspencer007/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinspencer007/


WEBSITE

Rod Plus Solutions: https://rodplussolutions.com/





Show Notes

In episode 17 of Retail Checks and Balances, Kevin Spencer welcomes data scientist architect, Jonathan Foster, to share insights into his role, which involves designing systems for data collection, sorting, and visualization. He also emphasizes the importance of presenting data in a way that is easily understood and actionable for customers


Tune in to gain insights into the world of data science and its significance in the retail and hospitality industry.


TIMESTAMPS

[00:02:09] Visualization and Interactive Dashboards.

[00:07:41] AI cConnecting to Power BI.

[00:10:09] Trends and Supply Chain.

[00:15:00] Data-Driven Decision Making.

[00:17:52] Data-Driven Sports Strategies.

[00:23:17] Compliance and Intelligence Achievements.

[00:27:12] The Four E's Methodology.


In this episode, Kevin Spencer and Jonathan Foster discuss the importance of structuring data in a visualization that allows customers to easily understand what they need to do, why they need to do it, and the impact of their actions on their business. 


Instead of presenting a bunch of numbers and spreadsheets, Jonathan uses tools like Tableau, Power BI, and Oracle Business Intelligence to create interactive dashboards. These dashboards enable customers to test different theories, answer multiple questions, and make informed decisions that drive success and growth.


QUOTES

  • "It's really being able to drive a customer to ask the right questions so they can get the right answer to provide the actions necessary that would cause a change.’’ - Jonathan Foster
  • “I came up with this methodology that I live by, which is the four E's, which is first E is Exposure. Second one is Experience. Third one is Education. And the last one is Execution.” - Jonathan Foster
  • "Treat people the way that you want to be treated, and always be respectful, showing a level of dignity and trust and elegance in what you do." - Jonathan Foster



SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS


Kevin Spencer

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kspencer007/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinspencer007/


WEBSITE

Rod Plus Solutions: https://rodplussolutions.com/