Nick Mair: Co-founder and CEO, DQPro: Delivering data quality - everyone needs an API

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DQPro is a data monitoring platform designed for the operational and regulatory needs of the specialty insurance market.

Nick Mair, DQPro’s CEO and Co-founder, joined Matthew Grant to discuss APIs, the London insurance market’s history and MGAs.

Talking points include:

  • The founder’s story - the problem Nick saw and what he has done to help fix it
  • Why fixing poor data is now recognised at board level as a top priority
  • The cost of the data being incorrect and the fines being levied
  • A day in the life of a data quality analyst
  • Why processes set you free
  • Automation - what it can do and what it can’t do
  • Essential skills for building a product - listening to your customers, but making your own decisions and knowing where to focus.

Companies mentioned in this episode include Send Technology and VAVE.

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The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:

  • Identify what poor data is and why fixing poor data is a key priority in achieving operational excellence
  • List some of the pros and cons of automation and the impact this can have on a business
  • Summarise essential product-building skills and understand the advantages of listening to customers whilst maintaining initiative and focus

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