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Donald Farmer

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Donald Farmer

Raw Data By P3 Adaptive

Donald Farmer is a data artist and Jedi of sorts.  His BI wisdom is unmatched and he shares this knowledge as we cover his early interest in computers (and the power that they gave the user), the history of PowerPivot from one of the former "faces of Microsoft BI", and so much more!  It's so very easy to respect this venerable figure of the data world.  Here's Donald's website, Treehive Strategy References in this episode: Thomas Davenport's Competing on Analytics Donald's Treehouse Donald As PowerPivot Yoda Donald As Qlik Yoda Rob's Blog Post Featuring Alison Farmer's Artwork Episode Timeline: 3:45 - Donald has had the data itch for a very long time and discovered power at an early age. It's a heck of an origin story! 11:15- The guys share some Donald Farmer stories, Tom's Donald inspired epiphany, and the Data Mining Add-In 20:00 - The history of Project Gemini AKA Power Pivot, the death of ProClarity, and the importance of tools of choice 39:45 - Data Artistry, some great Bill Gates stories, remote working 58:45 - The Community of purpose, and Power BI's features vs the competition, and the Treehive

1hr 16mins

30 Mar 2021

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#23 - Donald Farmer, Wayne Eckerson, and Tom Davenport on Data and Analytics Trends to Watch in 2021

The Data Chief

This week we have a very special episode featuring insights from three data and analytics leaders on what to expect in 2021. You’ll hear from:Donald Farmer, a principal at TreeHive StrategyWayne Eckerson, the Founder and Principal Consultant at Eckerson GroupTom Davenport, Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College They discuss everything from how to remain relevant in the rapidly evolving data and analytics industry, what technologies will have the biggest impact on our lives, and what the future of the workplace will look like and what those changes mean for your business. Enjoy the lightning rounds on Super Bowl predictions, snow, and best books to read! --The Data Chief is presented by our friends at ThoughtSpot. Searching through your company’s data for insights doesn’t have to be complicated. With ThoughtSpot, anyone in your organization can easily answer their own data questions, find the facts, and make better, faster decisions. Learn more at thoughtspot.com. -- For full show notes and more, go to thedatachief.com.


13 Jan 2021

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How To Handle A Toxic Workplace As An Highly Sensitive And Empathetic Person - Interview With Silicon Valley Executive Donald Farmer

Life Is Love School

Do you feel like work is eating into your life? Are you an empathetic, sensitive person but find your kindness being used against you at work? Are you being bullied by a narcissist and unsure who to turn to or what your options are? So much of our waking hours are spent working, so if our work environment is toxic, it's rather hard to feel happy. In this episode, I bring my friend and long time mentor Donald Farmer to the show. Donald is a highly respected Silicon Valley executive known for his deep expertise in the Business Intelligence space, but more importantly, he stands as a kind, compassionate, and high integrity leader in an industry too often plagued by narcissistic personalities. Hear Donald's sage advice on how to handle tricky situations at work and how to tap into our inner reservoir of strength when we need it most. About our guest: Donald Farmer is a Silicon Valley veteran who's held executive leadership roles across companies like Microsoft and Qlik. Donald has a passion for guiding and mentoring people from a foundation of strategic insight, technical understanding, and empathy. He synthesizes what he's learned into simple - but not easy - frameworks that help others achieve new success levels. P.S. For more discussions, join us on Facebook at "Life Is Love School."--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-is-love-school/support


17 Oct 2020

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Join comedian and film critic Nate Wyckoff as he interviews cult film legend DONALD FARMER (SHARK EXORCIST and DEMON QUEEN), the man Joe Bob Briggs called the "Exploitation cheapie meister . . . the one-man film industry of Tennessee!"Join our Patreon and get cool stuff at: https://www.patreon.com/cultandclassicpodcast!Host: Nate WyckoffGuest: Writer/Director/Actor DONALD FARMER


28 Jul 2020

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47: Why you should STOP saying “Data Literacy” w/ Donald Farmer

Analytics on Fire

Free Data Storytelling Training Attend our FREE 'How to be the Chief Datastoryteller in your Org - Part 2 using our Analytics Design Guide' training at webinars.bidatastorytelling.com and download the FREE 50-page Guide! In this episode, you'll learn: [04:00] Are you literate or illiterate? The terminology is insulting and degrading. [09:25] Natural Rebel: Think differently about established ideas to get a new perspective. [47:44] “If you want your team to be data literate, the number one thing you can do is communicate with them using data.” Donald Farmer For full show notes, and the links mentioned visit: https://bibrainz.com/podcast/47 Enjoyed the Show?  Please leave us a review on iTunes.

1hr 9mins

16 Apr 2020

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Interviewed By A Vampire # 32: Donald Farmer

Count Drahoon's Feature of Fright

Download The Count sits down with legendary horror/exploitation filmmaker Donald Farmer! In this episode, the tow discuss Farmer’s reboot of his most notorious film “Cannibal Hookers” as well as pitching a sequel to his “Vampire Cop”! Go to featureoffright.com/donate to give to Count Drahoon today! To purchase Mr. Farmer’s films, log onto srscinema.com!

25 Mar 2020

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Season 2 Episode 1: Donald Farmer/ James Balsamo

Frights of the Roundtable 2.0

Join host Jonathan Moody and new co host Ana Xaden as they chat with filmmakers Donald Farmer (Shark Exorcist, Chainsaw Cheetleaders) And James Balsamo (The Litch, Bite School


8 Jun 2019

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TreeHive's Donald Farmer

Designing Enterprise Platforms

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with Donald Farmer of TreeHive. The conversation focuses on how important data and analytics have become to the enterprise today. They discuss data supply chains and the productization of AI and data analytics, as well as the following topics:2:45 - Farmer's theory that every company is now a data company9:00 - The complexity of today's data supply chain and how to get the most out of it14:10 - The levels of productized analytics19:20 - Analyzing negative space22:30 - Gaining trust in AI predictions26:00 - How every company can get value from its data


19 Dec 2018

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Drill to Detail Ep.34 'Qlik, MSAS and the Strategy of Data Analytics' with Special Guest Donald Farmer

Drill to Detail

Mark Rittman is joined by Donald Farmer to talk about his work at Microsoft on SQL Server Analysis Services and Integration Services, why he moved to Qlik and the challenges of evolving a BI product strategy from focusing on desktops to focusing on the enterprise, and some advice for customers, software vendors and partners working with data and analytics tools.


12 Jul 2017

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Donald Farmer Talks Nakatomi Space, Ambiguity, Gatekeepers vs Shopkeepers

Data Driven

In this episode, Frank and Andy talk with Donald Farmer about Data, profiting off ambiguity, fish farming, and Die Hard. Oh yeah, and tree houses. Links Microsoft Academy Data Science Certification TreeHive Strategy The Treehouse Masters TreeHive video Sponsor: Enterprise Data & Analytics Sponsor: Audible.com Free 30 Day Trial Notable Quotes Frank talks Star Wars. ([1:40]) Donald is more interested in the six-pointers. ([6:40]) Donald speaks about archaeology, fish farming, and his famous fish-farming acquaintance ([8:48]) On ambiguity… ([14:00]) On probability… ([17:15]) Gatekeeper vs. Shopkeeper ([18:10]) IT vs Business ([24:40]) “Nakatomi Space” ([25:49]) Data finds a way. ([31:23]) On 9999 + Y2K ([35:15]) Fooled by Data ([41:25]) On the TreeHive ([44:20]) Using Blockchain to fight slavery ([51:00]) On pacifism ([53:04])


6 Jun 2017