It's interesting that two or three roles, the legitimacy of the CIO was very much in question. That does not seem to be the case today. Am I wrong and if not, why is this? Why has that concern gone away?
It's not often you pick up the morning newspaper assuming you still read one and see a Big Data story leading the front page. That's what happned this morning in The Boston Globe about newly elected mayor Marty Walsh's vision for the city.
I just read an excellent piece about what constitutes a "malicious insider." The post by two HP security strategists asserts that malicious insiders are much more than disgruntled or bumbling employees.
Here's how post authors Dan Schulte and Neil Bryden describe malicious insiders.
The point that it can reduce fraud by detecting out of the norm behaviors is huge. Credit card companies have been doing that for decades. I recall 25 years ago at least, MCI calling me because someone was using my card to call Nicaragua where I never call.
It's basic BI, but gives you an idea of BI's power.