In this episode, Andy Davis talks to Andrei Muraru, Big Data innovations manager at Belron International. On the show, they discuss how  Data has developed in recent years and why some sectors are still confused about it. They also chat about how you can convey your Data teams successes to others and how to determine the ROI of a Data project.

Andrei Muraru developed his career in IT Infrastructure working in both smaller and larger organizations. He has 8 years of experience in Spearhead Systems and Orange and Emerson Process Management. In the past few years, his work has focused on his efforts on the cloud, IoT and big data technologies while also keeping a comprehensive level of knowledge on traditional data center components. Andrei’s academic background is in engineering and he has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and automatic control and a master in management and engineering of business systems.

Show Notes:

1.07 What is Big Data, why is it causing confusion and how do you approach Big Data.

3.19 What are we trying to get from your typical Data project?

5.59 Questioning and determining the ROI of Big Data projects.

10.15 How do you manage your own expectations when rolling out Data projects.   

12.15 How do you engage and collaborate with your team that creates a creative environment.  

15.45 Andrei’s background and career development.

20.33 Is it a challenge for you to keep up with the rate of change in technology?

22.32  What’s the most compelling developments happening at the moment in Big Data.

24.17 Where do you see your career heading in the next few years?