Lyndon Hedderly

August 2, 2018

Whilst the word “Datafication” is yet to enter a dictionary, I define it here as

"the transformation of events into data, or formats that can be stored digitally" 

In the past, data was typically manually entered, via a keyboard, into a computer system. Today, many ‘ev...

July 26, 2018

At Confluent, we’ve worked with a number organizations that have architected themselves around event-streaming platforms, to the extent the platform has become fundamental to how the business operates.  

These organizations range from digital natives to more traditional...

June 19, 2018

I talked at Big Data Analytics (London), in June this year ( 

Here's a summary of my talk.  The theme was old architecture existing alongside the new. 

As the event was in Victoria, London, I showed the following digi...

March 22, 2018

I facilitated a roundtable discussion at the Chief Data Officer Exchange in London recently. 

Here's how I introduced it...


I want to start this discussion by talking for 5 minutes, to set the sc...

March 2, 2018

I presented at Big Data Analytics Europe on Thurs 8th March.  Here's my 15 min keynote, summarised.  


As we're in Amsterdam, I thought I'd talk about one of the city's most famous sons, Baruch Spinoza -Here is his statue, located in fr...

February 21, 2018

I’ve recently joined a Silicon Valley Enterprise Tech start-up - Confluent

Here's Why...

  1. The Digital Revolution continues to accelerate - I truly believe we're living in historic times, largely driven by Digital.

  2. DATA is driving this digital revolution as muc...

December 15, 2017

Clive Humby, a UK Mathematician and architect of Tesco's Clubcard, is widely credited as the first to coin the phrase: “Data is the new oil".

Since then, Big Data has gone galactic. We're all mostly familiar with the mind-boggling predictions. See this Forbes artic...

October 19, 2017

Using data - and profiting from data - isn’t new.  Just look at the history of accounting which can be traced to ancient civilizations. What has changed, however, is the way we work with data, facilitated with new technology and platforms.

Like oil, data can be d...

August 1, 2017

According to McKinsey (below), Automotive & Assembly, together with CGP, are two laggard industries when it comes to perceived digital penetration, at 32% and 31%, respectively.  

So, what does a ‘digital laggard’ industry look like?

Here are three quick points...

June 1, 2017

If you love music and you used to buy vinyl or CDs in bricks-and-mortar music stores, chances are you’ll enjoy the film “All Things Must Pass,” which documents the rise and fall of Tower Records. It’s a great, albeit sad, story with fantastic music. But it’s also a fac...

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Lyndon Hedderly

Interested in Digital Strategy and all things Business Tech.   


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