There are a  lot of  things happening right now that have a lot of people worried: GA4, the end of current GA, using or not using GA in Europe, the list goes on. But I don’t think any of these are the real issue. The real issue is, why are things changing so quickly right […]

Hi All, and thanks for coming to check out some Napkyn content as you kick off your new year.  If you keep an eye on us, you’ll know it’s been a pretty exciting last few months. I’m an employee for the first time in 13 years, which is a bit of a trip.  Frankly i’m […]

If you’re still reading this series you seem to have bought into my illustration of the problem with why data projects fail in most businesses.  If no one owns data in the way I’ve described in previous posts (see a complete list at the end of this post) then any data initiative will get caught […]

Considering that in most organizations there is a clear and frustrating disconnect between the executives who want data and the analysts who create and work with it, sometimes data can seem like a four letter word. Add in the havoc of the current deprecation and ultimate extinction of the third-party cookie, and the expletive level […]

Only 2 days left to register. Don’t miss this live presentation with Napkyn CEO Jim Cain, Wednesday Oct 6 at 2PM Eastern In March of this year, Napkyn Founder & CEO, Jim Cain unveiled The 4 C’s For Executives. A framework he developed over a ten year period working with senior executives across North America […]

If you missed Part 1 you can read it here. In Part 1 of this post I talked about the battle around data that is occurring between departments in almost every company – collecting it, accessing it, sharing it, governing it, etc.- in order to use it to transform the business. I explained the problems […]

Part 1: A 4 Cs Prologue Whether you’re a midsized company or a billion dollar enterprise, there’s a battle happening in your business that you may not be aware of, and you’d better understand it if you want to turn it into victory. As has been repeated ad nauseum over the last few years, data […]

Considering that in most organizations there is a clear and frustrating disconnect between the executives who want data and the analysts who create and work with it, sometimes data can seem like a four letter word. Add in the havoc of the current deprecation and ultimate extinction of the third-party cookie, and the expletive level […]

In March I introduced my 4 C’s Framework in the article “The 4 C’s for Executives: Create, Connect, Control, Commercialize”. In this post, which is really a precursor to the last one, I’d like to talk about data democratization as it relates to this framework.  But let’s step back a bit first. For the last […]