Tag: business strategy

BI Users, Executive

The CIO as chief integration (and influence) officer

October 17, 2022

Via: CIO

IT leaders hold a powerful position at Owens Corning. CIO Steve Zerby not only has a seat at the table, but he’s driving business strategy at the manufacturing company thanks to his panoptic view of the centralized yet global organization. […]

Basic Querying, BI Categories

What to Look for in a Modern DevOps Solution

June 2, 2022

Via: CIO

Businesses today have faced greater levels of uncertainty than ever before. As employees and customers demand higher-quality digital experiences, companies must ensure their DevOps processes are modern and capable of keeping up with the complexities of today’s business. To be […]

BI Categories, Data Mining

Aligning Data Architecture and Data Strategy

May 25, 2022


Peter Aiken disagrees with the popular idea that it’s impossible to put a dollar value on Data Architecture. “It won’t be the right number, but it will be at least a dollar value on it, and if there’s money involved, […]

Software & Systems

Re-imagining the Business with Artificial Intelligence

April 14, 2021


Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be a strategic capability and competitive advantage, no doubt. Statistics speak to that point. According to AI startup advisor Steve Ardire during his presentation (co-presented with Mico Yuk) at the DATAVERSITY Enterprise Data World Conference titled […]

BI Users, IT Team

7 business skills every IT leader needs to succeed

April 13, 2021

Via: CIO

The days when CIOs could glide into a long-term career based solely on their technical abilities are rapidly fading. “It’s no longer enough for IT leaders to be tech experts,” warns Bob Hersch, a principal at Deloitte Consulting. The best-in-class […]

BI Categories, BI Users, Business Analysis, Data Analyst

What’s the difference between A.I. veterans and A.I. virgins?

July 14, 2020

Via: Fortune

Professional services firm Deloitte has a new report out this morning about A.I. adoption by corporations, and it is worth reading. (You can view the report here.) The main takeaway is that A.I. is becoming increasingly ubiquitous, and as it […]

Basic Querying, BI Categories, Software & Systems

Companies are gaining clarity about their digital vision

May 29, 2019

Via: CIO

For the last year, I’ve been opening my CIO conversations with the question: “Is your executive committee on the same page regarding what ‘digital’ means to your company?” For the first few months, the answer was no. To CEOs and […]

BI Users, IT Team

Taking a counterintuitive approach to business strategy and technology deployment

October 30, 2018

Via: CIO

As with other disruptive technologies such as augmented/virtual reality, blockchain, drones/UAVs and the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence (AI) has significant potential to transform business models, processes, products and services. According to McKinsey, it’s estimated that AI has the potential […]

BI Users, IT Team

IT as a product: Rethinking IT service delivery

June 27, 2018

Via: CIO

CarMax has been a driving force in the used car industry, but when it came to speed in innovation, its IT group needed more horsepower. Delivering a good customer experience while remaining a market leader was foremost on the mind […]