Today we want to shine our Tealium Expert Spotlight on Gavin Attard! Gavin was recently hand-selected to join the Expert group for his stellar reputation over the past 18 months he's been a community member. Keep reading below to learn more about Gavin, then visit his profile and select the "Send a message" button to connect with him directly.
I currently manage approximately 30 properties, and we are undertaking an aggressive re-platforming programme. I'm building out tag solutions and ensuring we have as robust a data harvesting system as possible. Tealium IQ has made the process an absolute pleasure, providing a tool to simplify execution but without compromising on capability. In fact, I'd probably say it has expanding capability.
I have a young family, and my kids keep me occupied a lot out of work. We love visiting some of the great sites around the UK and going camping. Beyond that I am a constant learner, so I am learning Python at the moment and cloud infrastructure, setting up a lab in the cloud and working on anything data wise that tickles me. I'm also a bit of a gamer with Elite Dangerous as an absolute favourite.
AI and ML are hot topics at the moment, there are certainly a lot of companies trying to flog their solutions. I think this is still very much at the beginning of the journey. Interestingly, there is a concerted effort observable from the recruitment market that points to companies beginning to focus on their data engineering and getting data harvesting right.
I think organisations stay relevant when they are customer centric.
The democratisation of data and the citizen data scientist.
Ha, I'm not a major app person. I suppose, the browser and One Note… can't live without One Note.
Never really had a bad job, they were all part of my journey.
A cat, they have a good deal…