Digital transformation: VR and AR will revolutionise the office

Digital transformation: VR and AR will revolutionise the office

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), in particular, are already making an impact on how people work in terms of collaboration, efficiency and generating new, creative approaches for achieving business objectives. While businesses are already seeing the initial benefits that VR and AR are bringing to enterprise, there are a wide range of potential opportunities that these technologies will present to …

Legacy technology is biggest barrier to digital transformation

Legacy technology is biggest barrier to digital transformation

New research has revealed that legacy technology is the biggest barrier to digital transformation, while leadership and vision are large contributors to failed digital transformation projects   Today, Nimbus Ninety , the UK’s independent research community for disruptive business and technology leaders, have released their latest research into digital transformation in partnership with Ensono , a cloud solutions and Hybrid …

The data science dilemma: Should marketers build

The data science dilemma: Should marketers build, buy, or both?

Data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning and algorithms have become the business buzzwords du jour. And with good reason. Organizations adopting data science-driven automation see up to 10x improvement in business process speed, 72 percent reduction in customer churn, and 40 percent reduction in new customer acquisition costs. It’s the so-called sexiest field of the 21st century as both enabling …

Building Effective Analytics Ecosystems

Building Effective Analytics Ecosystems

As analytics becomes a C-suite imperative, many CIOs are exploring ways to establish or tap into ecosystems to extract and exploit insights from growing volumes of data. Organizations are increasingly investing in analytics initiatives to steer day-to-day operations and improve business decision-making. According to a survey of 450 executives conducted by Deloitte Analytics,¹ companies that are significantly more likely to …

BI and data management moving rapidly to the cloud

BI and data management moving rapidly to the cloud

The adoption of cloud-based business intelligence solutions has increased by 50 percent over the past three years, and by the end of this year a majority of organizations are expected to invest in the cloud for BI and data management. That is the conclusion of a new study on business intelligence and data management trends by The Business Application Research …

3 Data Governance Challenges Today's Companies Face

3 Data Governance Challenges Today’s Companies Face

Data governance policies are full of holes that can become expensive pitfalls. We explain some of the stumbling blocks. Some organizations have mastered data governance, but they are in the minority. As data volumes continue to grow, most businesses are finding it hard to keep up.  “You’re going to do this one way or another,” said Shannon Fuller, director of …

CIOs Should Make 5 Changes to IT Funding in an Age of Digitization

CIOs Should Make 5 Changes to IT Funding in an Age of Digitization

In the years since data scientist was declared the sexiest job, the role itself has evolved. As ha Historical approaches to IT funding and the mechanisms used to prioritize and track technology spending do not support the changes that new technology initiatives require. Most organizations realize that digitization means change. Not just to products and channels, but also to operations …

Five Steps to Protect Your Critical Data From Insider Threats

Five Steps to Protect Your Critical Data From Insider Threats

As companies around the world turn their attention to advanced threats endangering their most sensitive data, one category is commanding much-deserved attention: insider threats. With 44.5 percent of attacks perpetrated by malicious insiders, guarding against these incidents is becoming a pressing concern. An effective way to tackle insider threats is with an integrated approach that accomplishes two related goals. First, …

Do you need a Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer (CAIO)?

Do you need a Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer (CAIO)?

Do you remember 1996? DVDs were launched in Japan, Travelocity became the first online booking agent, eBay and Ask Jeeves opened their online doors, and the Spice Girls had their first UK number one. It was an inflection point in technology. I spent a lot of time back then trying to convince executives that the internet was going to change …