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CIO Leadership, Big Data

Go Nike Jordan

Blog-post by Charley Dietrich, Fri, 01/30/2015 - 22:41
Rejsen Nike Jordan og fritid væsentligt forbedret anticomment  Folks nyder at se Nike Jordan Inden for de sidste mange år den særlige turist inde Nike Jordan tilbyder voldsomt forhøjet dem blot er meget glad for Nike Jordan.

Technology, Big Data

Nike Sneakers Transitioning Personalized Preference

Blog-post by Judith Lusk, Fri, 01/30/2015 - 20:22
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Business Issues, Big Data

Big Data: Does Data Quality Matter?

Blog-post by Myles Suer, Wed, 01/28/2015 - 23:19

Recently, I was reading a post by Michele Goetz of Forrester entitled “The Theory of Data Trust Relativity”. In the post, Michele shared a fight that she sees going on between data scientists and those that argue for data quality, mostly business stakeholders. This got me thinking. In my interviews of CIOs and CFOs, data trustworthiness was an area of common ground between them and extremely high priority on both of their lists.

Business Issues, Big Data

Is it the CDO or CAO or someone else?

What do you think?

Blog-post by Myles Suer, Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:07

A month ago, I shared that Frank Friedman believes CFOs are “the logical choice to own analytics and put them to work to serve the organization’s needs”. Even though many CFOs are increasingly taking on what could be considered an internal CEO or COO role, many readers protested my post which focused on reviewing Frank Friedman’s argument.

Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Cloud, Mobility, Security

Fraud at United and American Airlines Highlights Security Problems with Loyalty Reward Programs

Blog-post by Thu Pham, Fri, 01/23/2015 - 17:31

Ten thousand American Airlines, and three dozen United Airlines, accounts were targets of fraud, with criminals reusing credentials to access customer loyalty reward points and use them to book or upgrade flights late last month, according to recent reports.


Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Big Data

3 Ways Companies Can Improve Their Customer Service with Big Data

Blog-post by Sameer Bhatia, Fri, 01/23/2015 - 04:44

It doesn’t matter what company you work for or what industry you are in, chances are the way you do business is being affected at least in some small part by big data. Big data has been cutting edge for quite a while now. Its initial splash was mainly theoretical—the idea of using big data was appealing, but most companies had no clue how to actually do it.


CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Converged Infrastructure

Infrastructure matters when we are looking at Data Analytics

Elephants do not float on Clouds - Infrastructure, Part 3 of 4.

Blog-post by Jeffrey Lush, Thu, 01/22/2015 - 23:10
Elephants do not float in the clouds nor do big data solutions function without a solid foundation.  The first two blogs of this series really talked about the definition of big data as well as some of those key attributes we need to have in place to have performance with in our big data solution. Just as the subtitle says; "Elephants do not float in Clouds" nor do big data solutions run by themselves. They are absolutely dependent upon infrastructure.

CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data

Financial Firms Embrace Predictive Analytics

Financial firms are diving deeper into predictive analytics as use cases expand.

Blog-post by Gabriel Lowy, Thu, 01/22/2015 - 18:13

For financial markets firms, efficiency is becoming as important a differentiator as speed and scale.  As a result, firms are delving deeper into predictive analytics to realize faster time to value and improve operational performance and decision outcomes.

CIO Leadership, Big Data

Succeeding at Information Governance: The 'Soft' Stuff is the Hard Stuff

Skills and Tasks Like Executive Sponsorship, Team Building, and Communications Can Make the Difference

Blog-post by Robert Smallwood, Tue, 01/20/2015 - 14:35

When organizations seek out answers for the keys to success in information governance (IG) projects, they often get the typical answer from consultants and vendors: it depends.

Business Issues, Big Data

Should we still be calling it Big Data?

What is your opinion?

Blog-post by Myles Suer, Fri, 01/16/2015 - 19:54

Several months ago, I was talking to some CIOs about their business problems. During these conversations, I asked them about their interest in Big Data. One sophisticated CIO recoiled almost immediately saying that he believes most vendors are really having a problem discussing “Big Data” with customers like him. It would just be so much easier if you guys would talk to me about helping my company with our structured data and unstructured data. At the same time, Gartner has found that 64% of enterprises surveyed say they’re deploying or planning to deploy a Big Data project.