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OBSERVE

INTEGRATE

DIVE DEEPER

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Business Intelligence, Analytics,
Data Engineering & Machine Learning
for Quality Decision Making

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WHAT I BELIEVE
I believe in making processes and performance visible and transparent, and in creating accountability. Quick fixes and semi-permanent workarounds often unnecessarily persist, and when it comes to improving processes and performance, businesses often do not use data to their fullest. The result? They miss out on opportunities. Therefore I will frequently challenge the status quo – fact-driven and always with the end in mind. Being positively opinionated, I rarely take the 'we’ve always done it like this' as a definitive answer. I take pride in balancing the need for structure, governance and ownership with continuous improvement, accountability and adaptability. This means I am not your average advisor in information strategy & visual analytics. You can’t have one without the other.

WHAT I DO
Any organization can profitably grow their business provided it makes better use of data and existing resources. This sounds like a given and yet, more often than not, this is not the case. Lack of vision, quick fixes and semi-permanent workarounds hinder progress and speed of execution. This is why, in my work, I support organizations to make better informed and higher quality decisions to grow their business, improve services and expand market share faster. Translating strategic goals into operational improvements. Achieving efficiency gains by automation and eliminating redundant checks and rework. Improving organizational effectiveness by identifying new sales and upsell opportunities, increasing customer retention, or by reducing obsolete stock and preventing out-of-stock situations.

 

HERE’S WHAT I RECOMMEND
I realized more than 10 years ago that cube databases and, most of all, Excel are a dead end for rapid data processing, visual analysis and ad hoc analytics. Other tools are a lot more fit-for-purpose, more visual and also easier to learn if you want to go beyond descriptive reporting and automate repetitive tasks. This is why I recommend to first align your processes and tools with your strategic goals: data driven, rapid product development, customer intimacy, adaptability and scalability.

THIS IS WHAT I BRING

As a cross-functional domain expert, skilled in best-of-breed software in a multitude of industries, I bring:
>20 years: analytical skills experiencing the shift from cube to cloud and spreadsheet to in-memory
>15 years:  international exposure in profit and non-profit
>10 years: visual analytics & modern business intelligence with Tableau
>5 years: data engineering & machine learning with Alteryx and KNIME
Strategic scope, analytical mind and operational depth.

 

Like a kingfisher I hover over data, observe processes, integrate information, and swiftly dive deep into the flow of information.
 

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vision

continuous innovation means challenging the status quo 

over and over again to realise

incremental improvements

and radical changes

approach

analytical, data-driven and process-oriented supported with the appropriate

tools and methodologies

Business Intelligence Data Science
Visual Analytics Data Engineering

Machine Learning Prototyping 

Data Governance Design Sprints Artificial Intelligence 

Information Strategy

tools & methodology

TABLEAU

ALTERYX

KNIME

SQL

ETL

ML

SAP

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JADS

data science in health

De Efteling

head data & analytics ad interim

Hunkemöller International

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CEVA Logistics

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Lekkerland

ETL-processing POS data

& category management

DSM
Global Information Services

API call & data engineering

global health, safety & environment

DSM Engineering Plastics

global sales performance

ETL & dashboarding

Rotterdam The Hague Airport

discovery scan and inspiration session data literacy for management

DELA

dashboard webshop analytics,

training & inspiration sessions

Albert Heijn

weekly sales report & dashboard conversion to Echt Vers

Deli Home

training-on-the-job

Tableau dashboarding

FrieslandCampina

dashboards performance indicators

Financial Shared Service Centre

Etos

weekly sales reporting

De Volksbank

strategic gap analysis

information provisioning

adidas Western Europe & Panama

training Tableau Beginner & Experienced

De Efteling

dashboards Board of Directors, personnel, maintenance & technology and sales events, hotel & catering

various clients

in-house training Data Governance, Visual & Dashboard Design, Tableau & Alteryx

Infotopics

Consultant Business Intelligence,

ETL & Visual Analytics

Zuyderland Ziekenhuis

patient satisfaction and quality dashboard

AS Watson

discovery scan & BI roadmap

Hunkemöller International

omni channel sales, store analytics, HR and financial performance dashboards

North Star Alliance

Network & IT Manager

Randstad

Marketing Intelligence Analyst

COMETS

electronic health records system

Capgemini

Consultant

Business Information Management

CLX Logistics

Supply Chain Consultant

Doctors Without Borders (MSF)

all round logistician &
administrative assistant

ervaring
Testimonials
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Need support with the operational and strategic elaboration of:

information strategy

business intelligence

data science

data engineering incl. ETL

data governance, and / or

visual analytics

Please get in touch for an introduction with a nice cup of coffee.

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