Model of the Month
Personal Professional Practical - Inspirational Insightful Ideas
Why does diversity often seem unfixable? Last month's premium edition explored the sensitive challenge of fixing diversity - both within and without data - addressing head-on, unhelpful myths, mistruths, and misconceptions with more helpful alternatives.
Today's bonus edition delivers a packed "Model of the Month" interview with deep and helpful insights from an accomplished professional who has become renowned for her extensive business data and technology leader with deep domain expertise in data, analytics, enterprise architecture, and digital transformation - Dora Boussias.
Today, we are privileged to be joined by Dora Boussias.
Dora is a business data and technology leader with deep domain expertise in data, analytics, enterprise architecture and digital transformation. She is change driver who is focused on making meaningful impact to the organisation or its ultimate beneficiary (including patient and customers) and is accustomed to walking the tricky line between Business & IT with an ultimate focus on creating meaningful impact.
She is known for her incredible "strategic thought leadership" with exceptional people skills and strong work ethic that just "gets the job done right". Authentic and passionate about helping teams reach their full potential, Dora is extremely well regarded and highly driven.
Leading with empathy, transparency, and inclusiveness, Dora is passionate about fostering trusted partnerships to define, design, implement cross-functional solutions that balance strategic direction with pragmatic needs, simplifying processes, boosting operational efficacy & enabling timely, relevant, high quality data analytics for facilitating the right business decisions.
In today's interview, we dive straight into Dora's personal experiences by employing a mix of quick fires and provocative questioning to ensure great flow without losing the opportunity to gain helpful substance. It starts by getting straight into the sophisticated interactions between her personal and work lives.
It exposes revealing insights - including the significance of the stark difference between Saturday mornings and Sunday evenings, Dora's goto sources of knowledge, a choice between traditional paperbacks and tech apps, and addressing the trending controversial debates that pitch WoMan against Machine.
What Work Does To You
How can we make things less complicated? In this packed section, we jump into the professional. Here, Dora not only shares deep insights about how she makes things less complicated but also shares her professional journey with inspirational stories of her transition between roles and how she acquired new competencies.
Strategy & Transformation
As we delve ever deeper into the professional, Dora not only generously shares her perspective but also provides actionable strategies for how we can flip challenges to successes in our individual journeys.
Beyond tackling such contentious subjects - such as the strategy versus hands-on dilemma, how to approach talent, and the build versus buy conundrum - Dora exposes her non-linear journey towards being a data leader and becoming a change maker.