September 16, 2022 : Len Silverston – The Most Important Thing About Data Management (And In Life): The Human Factor
This fun, interactive, informative, and practical presentation focused on something that is often missed and yet so critically important in data management, data analytics and data governance efforts: applying human behavioral tools to the art and science of our data industry. In this session, we covered:
- Cultural, political, and human factors that are important to address in our data industry such as how to see clearly and act effectively in our complex world, establish and follow deep purpose, understand core motivations, develop trust, communicate well, and manage conflict.
- Powerful human behavioral techniques and tools that we can apply in all areas of data management
- How to collaborate effectively in our data field in an increasingly complex world Len Silverston
Watch Len Silverston’s presentation below:
About Len Silverston
Len Silverston, Universal Mindful, LLC
Len is a best-selling author, consultant, and speaker with over 35 years of experience in helping organizations around the world integrate data.
He is an internationally recognized thought leader in the fields of data management as well as in the human dynamics that lies at the core of synthesizing and effectively using information. He is the author of the best-selling ‘The Data Model Resource Book’ series (Volumes 1, 2, and 3), which provide hundreds of reusable data models and have been translated into multiple languages. Mr. Silverston’s company, Universal Mindful, LLC (www.universalmindful.com), focuses on the cultural, political and human side of data management.
He is also a fully ordained Zen priest and life coach. He provides training, coaching, corporate mindfulness workshops, and retreats through his organization, ‘Zen With Len’ (www.zenwithlen.com).