The Power of a Data Value Chain For Your Business

The Power of a Data Value Chain For Your Business

A quick look around the 21stcentury marketplace reveals a simple truth: the value of data has changed. Industries that once stood alone and operated in silos, have become interconnected by sheer necessity – collecting, analyzing, sharing and even selling data. Thus, calculating the value of data has become a rather complex task. Companies supporting critical infrastructures have transitioned from tracking …

Keys to Success for Chief Data Officers

Keys to Success for Chief Data Officers

Chief data officers will be successful when they establish authority, secure budget and resources, and monetize their organization’s information assets. Chief data officers (CDOs) have a big job: They are responsible for determining how to utilize information as a business asset. Gartner found that through 2019, 90% of large organizations will have hired a CDO, but only 50% will be …

The Ultimate Guide to Delivering BI Solutions

The Ultimate Guide to Delivering BI Solutions

Imagine that you’re at the very end of a long development process of a BI solution for internal users within your organization. You might have the feeling that once you release your solution to its consumers your job will be easier and less demanding. Well, that might not be the case. The development stage is usually very demanding and can require …

7 Misconceptions About Data Lakes

7 Misconceptions About Data Lakes

As big data becomes an increasingly integral part of business operations, companies are looking for ways to make data ingestion and analysis easier in order to deliver faster, more insightful results. The data lake has emerged as a popular big data tool thanks to its inherent ability to support the accumulation of data in the original format from a potentially …

How Dataviz can help business to be more efficient

How Dataviz can help business to be more efficient

Visualization is one of the most primitive forms of communication known by people. That is why vision is the single main faculty that a person uses to communicate and share information. Over time, new ways to visualize information have been found. So, in this sense, Data visualization (or Dataviz) becomes particularly important in Communication. Dataviz is viewed as a modern equivalent …

How Business Intelligence Is Being Disrupted for the Better

How Business Intelligence Is Being Disrupted for the Better

For years, business intelligence (BI) has been the industry standard for helping leadership gain visibility into business operations and make data-driven decisions. Many companies saw the analysis of their data so vital to their brand that they created roles for ‘Business Intelligence Experts’ to vet the information and prepare it into easily understandable packages. While the venture into BI wasn’t …

Do You Really Need a Big Data Strategy?

Do You Really Need a Big Data Strategy?

With increasing frequency, CIOs are being asked by their senior management, “What’s our big data strategy?”  But do you really need a big data strategy? In our view, companies should instead focus on data governance and data management.  If data is a company’s most important asset then a formal data governance program and data management best practices are among the …

AI is not at all like Mobile/Cloud/SaaS

AI is not at all like Mobile/Cloud/SaaS

AI is a hard problem and will take much longer to solve in any scope. The sudden uptick in interest may revert back to normal, but the cycle of work will be longer, much more diverse, and interesting than Mobile/Cloud/SaaS. There’s an undeniable tsunami of hype in the AI space, and many compare it to the preceding waves of Cloud, …

How the Most Successful Companies Effectively Leverage Data and Analytics for Problem Solving

How the Most Successful Companies Effectively Leverage Data and Analytics for Problem Solving

Over the past few years, terms like analytics and data scientist have been on their way to becoming a household name within the world of business. To us data junkies, using analytics to generate actionable business insights is a no-brainer need, as it can significantly help companies improve all facets of the business. This is why we compiled a report …

Repeatability: The Key to Scaling Data Science -

Repeatability: The Key to Scaling Data Science –

Like most organizations, you want to embed analytics insights in your operational processes and promote a culture of analytical decision making. You want to use machine learning, deep learning, and related technologies to automate decision making when and where it makes sense. These goals might seem both realistic and attainable. After all, software and cloud vendors are pitching you easy-to-use, …