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July 17, 2017
The chief data officer's next challenge may be to find storytellers who can explain machine learning for data science to decision-makers in the organization.
May 09, 2017
Enterprise IT teams can now buy data center hardware based on just what they use, rather than receive the one big bill that has long been a cornerstone of on-prem purchases.
March 15, 2017
Michael Vapenik, the enterprise data governance officer at American Express, expounds on what it means to be a data-driven organization.
March 10, 2017
Businesses constantly need to evolve their programs for governing data. Nationwide's finance data governance team shares how it stepped up data governance strategy and processes.
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Keeping track of existing data assets is increasingly difficult, but detailed curation of this vital company information can help streamline evolving digital governance processes. Continue Reading
IoT Agenda sat down with Don DeLoach, co-author of 'The Future of IoT,' to discuss the shift of focus from IoT-enabled products to IoT-enabled organizations -- and how to get there. Continue Reading
C-suite honchos sign off on analytics tool purchases and then wonder what they've wrought. But data trust can build if practitioners make the analytics process more transparent, consultant Bill Nowacki says. Continue Reading
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Changes in data management processes -- including self-service data preparation, data lakes and real-time analytics -- create a new landscape in companies, according to analyst Matt Aslett. Continue Reading
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As the use cases for the internet of things continue to expand into various sectors and the benefits of analyzing that data collected from IoT grow, the question of IoT data ownership and access privileges is coming to the fore. But we can't simply rely on traditional laws and regulations to set policies around IoT data, writes columnist and former CIO Harvey Koeppel. Instead, he says, we need a different way of thinking: one that will enable us to catch up with the fast evolution of IoT and other technologies.
In this SearchCIO handbook, Koeppel lists four broad, comprehensive questions around IoT data ownership that CIOs and IT execs should be considering and collaborating around to ensure not just their companies' success, but also the advancement of our society. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen delves into why he thinks the "technology everywhere and in everything" world has moved IoT security and privacy to the top of CIOs' priority lists. In our last piece, Features Writer Jason Sparapani looks into two thorny IoT legal issues: data ownership and intellectual property rights.Continue Reading
From the outset, data and data ownership have always been key components of IT, even as the focus of technology leaders has evolved. In the early days of information technology, the industry was all about just what its name suggests: leveraging technology to transform data into higher-value information. Today, however, times have changed, writes CIO expert Harvey Koeppel. He urges CIOs to turn their focus back to the data in order to meet the needs of the digital business world, transforming information into knowledge and knowledge into insights.
In this SearchCIO handbook, Koeppel explores why digital business is driven by data and not technology, and provides eight tips for CIOs to keep up with the times. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen describes how a heated debate between software engineering and operations resulted in a data governance manifesto for today's digital times. And finally, Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski digs into how Goldman Sachs built a graph analytics platform for various use cases, including compliance and fraud detection. Continue Reading
Data governance programs often rely on the part-time data steward -- an employee from a business unit who also serves as a data expert. Continue Reading