A primary growth vector on the mind of many CIOs today are mergers and acquisitions. And many of these CIOs are in charge of managing a host of internal systems that share data. Establishing a single source of truth that can unite these systems in near real-time, so that operations can run seamlessly across old and new business units alike, is a challenge all of these CIOs face.Read More
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Chief Data Officers used to have compliance as their primary concern. Today, they are drivers of digital transformation. They are often called upon to establish a data-driven culture and underlying technology infrastructure to deliver tangible business benefits for the organization.Read More
For CDOs, a centralized data strategy is to enable an enterprise to fully exploit data and analytics. To get to that point some essential capabilities are required.
- First, the enterprise must be able to identify, combine and manage multiple sources of data.
- Second, it must build the right analysis models for predicting and optimizing outcomes.
- Third, management must possess the will to transform the organization to understand how to leverage and convert the data and analytics models into decisions that improve business outcome.
In addition, certain prerequisites help clearly define the strategy for how to use data and analytics. The following offers 5 tips on how to do that.
Gartner, a leading research and advisory company, predicts that by 2019 90% of large organizations will have a CDO in place.
It also predicts that 50% of these CDOs will fail.
But why? And how can you stop that from happening?
To answer this, it’s important to revisit the reasons why organizations are hiring CDOs in the first place – and this itself varies from company to company …Read More
We recently spent a couple of days talking with a number of Chief Data Officers (CDOs) from some of the largest Financial Service organisations in the world, discussing many of the challenges they face today. And it was a real eye-opener.Read More
The Chief Data Officer… Maybe your organization already has one or maybe you’re thinking about hiring one soon. It is a title that used to raise eyebrows, but now it's becoming the norm, and for good reason. This year’s Gartner Enterprise Information & Master Data Management Summit has an entire – and brand new – track dedicated to the role of the CDO. In it, Gartner will reveal the findings of its 2015 CDO Survey and explain the increasing value of the role.Read More