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In a Data First World, Knowledge Really Is Power!

[caption id="attachment_21695" align="alignleft" width="200"] Knowledge Really IS Power![/caption]I have two quick questions for you. First, can you name the top three factors that will increase your sales or boost your profit? And second, are you sure about that? That second question is a killer because most people — no matter if they’re in marketing, sales or manufacturing — rely on incomplete, inaccurate or just plain wrong information. Regardless of industry, we’ve been fixated on...

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The Five C’s of Data Management

[caption id="attachment_21592" align="alignright" width="300"] The Five C’s of Data Management[/caption] A few days ago, I came across a post, 5 C’s of MDM (Case, Content, Connecting, Cleansing, and Controlling), by Peter Krensky, Sr. Research Associate, Aberdeen Group and this response by Alan Duncan with his 5 C’s (Communicate, Co-operate, Collaborate, Cajole and Coerce). I like Alan’s list much better. Even though I work for a product company specializing in information manageme...

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Scary Times For Data Security

[caption id="attachment_21328" align="alignright" width="300"]Scary Times For Data Security[/caption]These are scary times we live in when it comes to data security. And the times are even scarier for today's retailers, government agencies, financial institutions, and healthcare organizations. The internet has become a battlefield. Criminals are looking to steal trade secrets and personal data for financial gain. Terrorists seek to steal data for political gain. Both are after your Personally...

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The Biggest Dirty Little Secret in IT

Started by John. Last reply by John Apr 29. 2 Replies

I just posted a blog article that contains some fascinating insights drawn from a recent Cost of IT study. In a nutshell, the insight from the study is that as organizations with large IT departments get even larger, the cost of IT as a percent of revenue INCREASES. In other words, diseconomies of scale. The blog article summarizes the analysis from the Forrester 2013 IT…Continue

Emergence of the CDO

Started by John Apr 6. 0 Replies

It seems that CDO’s (Chief Data Office or Officer) are becoming more common in large enterprises. I wouldn’t say the role is mainstream yet, but it feels like we are past the “bleeding edge” phase and now in the “early adopter” phase.This article by Sunil Soares…Continue



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