How Changes in Business Intelligence will Impact on the Roles of People in the Future -Thomas Bode

  • August 05, 2019

This episode of the EMEA Recruitment podcast welcomes Thomas Bode as their latest guest. Thomas Bode is Global Head of Data and Analytics at Swarovski in Switzerland.

Thomas talks to Paul and Jenny about what he feels are the priorities for organisations in terms of Business Intelligence, Business Analytics and data governance. He'll also be sharing some advice for those aspiring to enter this discipline as well as sharing some thoughts on who he has found inspiring throughout his career. Listen to the full episode here:



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The priority for organisations now with BI, BA and governance: 1m28
Getting people to buy into the change around intelligence, analytics and governance: 3m23
A big achievement and a big challenge in improving process efficiency and decision making: 5m00
How he feels the changes in business intelligence are going to impact on the roles of people in the future: 8m14
What he sees as the biggest challenges in recruiting people for BI, Business Analytics and Data governance and how they have overcome these challenges: 10m50
The challenge of retention of staff: 15m50
How he ended up in this discipline: 17m43
What other people thought when he started moving in this direction: 20m18
His aims and visions for the future of his career in this field: 22m54
His inspirations and how you can move to entrepreneurship from here: 24m50
His dream podcast guests: 27m24


The EMEA Recruitment Podcast with Paul Toms and Jenny Callum will take you through every aspect of recruitment. Looking at both sides of the process, Paul and Jenny will be offering career-changing advice to the job-seeker and essential exposure to recruitment ‘best practice’ for the hiring employer, giving each party an insight and understanding into the perspective of the other.


This podcast is brought to you by EMEA - At EMEA Recruitment we are specialists in Finance, BI & Data, HR, Procurement, Supply Chain and Operations Recruitment at Middle-Management to Executive levels across Switzerland, The Netherlands and the wider EMEA & US region. With offices in Zug, Amsterdam and Nottingham our consultants are well networked and can offer knowledgeable advice within these regions.


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