Data is at the heart of the airline industry, running every single function around the traveling customer. How Scandinavian Airlines has modernized not only its data storage but also data usage?Listen to the podcast
The challenge is compounded by the fact that times are not easy for any airline company. However, amid turbulence, SAS established new, even better ways to create new business value from data, says Jonas Blomqvist, Head of Analytics & Data at Scandinavian Airlines SAS. Listen to the episode to learn more!
Jonas Blomqvist has been in the data industry for 20 years and has vast experience in traditional data warehousing, BI & analytics and cloud platforms. He has worked for ICA in retail and Capgemini in consulting, among other things, and for the last three years, he has led Scandinavian Airlines’ journey to the cloud.
2:29 Towards data-driven teams: How is data organized at SAS?
6:08 Why is SAS building new cloud data capabilities?
8:22 The first steps of modernization and new business value
12:16 Legacy warehouse alongside cloud: How to overcome complexity?
14:05 Short-term data needs and long-term objectives
15:28 What kind of cloud capabilities does SAS use now?
19:50 Rolling out Power BI - do’s and don’ts
23:29 Shrinking down and ramping up the data teams during the pandemic
28:15 Delivering granular data and self-service analytics to end-users
34:14 Question to our next guest, Miika Leminen from Helsinki University Hospital (HUS)
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