Session Outline

Building and sustaining your Data Driven organization in the age where business objectives, technology roadmaps, AI everything is evolving by hours and not days, months and not years.

Key Takeaways

  • A very formal planned approach will find itself outdated in the day of fast-paced change. The culture of Agility.
  • Data culture is a strategic imperative – organizations who fail to embrace data culture risk being left behind.
  • Data culture requires mindset shift – Building scalable, flexible and repeatable Data Strategy to cater future needs is a must have but the key is, most importantly it should be extremely easy to decommission. While Build-to-last is for business, Technology changes should be build to decommission and move-ahead.
  • Data culture must be underpinned – If Singapore Government is embarking on doing something completely new, you would know it would be most streamlined and most efficient that is because of the Data culture.



Lakshmi Venkatesh – Enterprise Data Architect | GIC | Singapore

A highly accomplished and sophisticated Data & Technology leader with nearly 23 years of experience in the banking domain. With a proven track record of driving technology and data initiatives that deliver measurable business outcomes, improve operational efficiency, and enhance customer experiences, she is a true expert in her field. Her deep understanding of a range of technologies and platforms, including enterprise scale data architecture, data warehousing, big data, cloud computing, and machine learning, combined with their expertise in data governance, data quality, and data privacy, make her a sought-after thought leader and advisor. She is known for her ability to lead cross-functional teams and collaborate effectively with stakeholders across the organization, building high-performing teams that can execute on complex initiatives and drive innovation. Her passion for developing talent and building strong relationships with and partnerships has earned her a reputation.

September 29 @ 09:10
09:10 — 09:30 (20′)

2023 | Plenum_1

Lakshmi Venkatesh – Enterprise Data Architect | GIC | Singapore