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BI Users, Extra-enterprise Users

Form follows function

June 12, 2018

Via: CIO

Sometimes I get the feeling that there is an unresolved tension between business architects (BA) and enterprise architects (EA). The various discussions regarding the scope of each role, the business-focus to IT-focus ratio for EA and BA, and other lines […]


BI Security

GDPR is a missed opportunity for real privacy protection

June 7, 2018

Via: CIO

The European Union’s well-publicized General Data Protection Regulation that went into force on May 25 is a much-needed update to its 1995 Data Protection Directive and in many ways a substantial improvement. As leading privacy scholar Daniel Solove says it […]


BI Users, IT Users

Let your people guide you when adding capabilities to the cloud

June 4, 2018

Via: CIO

As companies accelerate their migration to the cloud, they’re gaining more than efficiency and collaboration tools. In this new era of cloud adoption, it’s now possible to add powerful capabilities to the enterprise cloud, such as AI, blockchain, advanced analytics […]


BI Users, IT Users

IT projects: do we actually ever learn ‘lessons learnt’?

June 4, 2018

Via: CIO

Recent experience and the number of projects that fail to deliver suggest we could probably all do better at learning from lessons learnt. It is worth considering this for a moment – do you action the learnings or do challenges […]


BI Users, IT Users

To develop IT talent, you need an enterprise view

May 30, 2018

Via: CIO

When Mike Zahigian became CIO of Amgen in 2017, he realized that technologists at the $22 billion biotechnology company sat in a number of different organizations, not only in IT. Even though these people did not report into his own […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

AI is a threat to humanity, depending on how you define it

May 25, 2018

Via: The Next Web

AI is a threat to humanity. It’s the great nightmare on the horizon. It’s the spectre that looms, promising to destroy humanity in a puff of thermonuclear smoke. It’s the Terminator. It’s the Borg. But is it? On stage at […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

How to overcome the bottlenecks between data lakes and analytics for customer engagement

May 24, 2018

Via: CIO

Competing in the business world today is all about knowing your customers. Consumers have come to expect personalized service and a satisfying experience, and anything less from the brands they interact with might cause them to take their business elsewhere. […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

How to identify the perfect social influencer for your business

April 20, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Social influencer marketing is rapidly on the rise. It’s quickly becoming the preferred marketing strategy and with good reason. A recent study showed that influencer marketing is twice as fast as conventional approaches in finding customers, and up to ten […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

5 lessons for successfully splitting a company

April 4, 2018

Via: CIO

In early 2015, when The Manitowoc Company decided to split into two companies, the executive leadership called on the CIO, Subash Anbu, to lead the charge. The transformation would be the most consequential in its 113-year history. Leaders from the […]


BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

Bye bye black box: Researchers teach AI to explain itself

April 4, 2018

Via: The Next Web

A team of international researchers recently taught AI to justify its reasoning and point to evidence when it makes a decision. The ‘black box’ is becoming transparent, and that’s a big deal. Figuring out why a neural network makes the […]