Topic "Next-Gen Analytics Solutions"
The good news is that there is tremendous potential for business disruption by building a competence in data and analytics. The bad news is that almost everybody sees the same thing and everybody is trying to do it. Even worse, data availability and technology changes are making it possible for new entrants to leapfrog the traditional barriers to entry. The one thing nobody else has is your data and the ability to combine that with internal data to delivery better services, better experiences, better patient outcomes etc. Start with your strategy. Make sure that you have a distinct competence in data management.
Welcome back to our series of Analytics Chalk Talk videos. I hope you enjoyed our last video: “Driving Analytics Data Management Competence with Metadata.” In this Chalk Talk, I’m discussing how organizations can develop better, more business-driven approaches to data governance. The result will be great data that will deliver valuable analytics insights. Please watch the... more
“Nobody knows what the role of a Chief Data Officer is, and if they did, they would not take the job!” –as told to Roger Nolan So, what’s going on with this emerging role of chief data officer? Gartner recently published estimates that 25% of large global organizations have chief data officers (CDOs), a number that... more
The best IT leaders will play a strong and active role in the business strategy process. Their role is not just to “be the implementers,” but to advise the business on technology and data issues, and to ensure that the data architecture will support the business strategy in the near terms and in the future.
There are many mainly abstract concepts that bring potential benefits that are impossible to quantify, such as “digital transformation.” Data, however, is not so abstract – it is real, it is tangible, and the benefits understanding and leveraging it brings to enterprises can make a measurable, notable difference. Call it what you will, but data... more
Have you heard one too many stories about AirBnB, who was able to offer millions of beds in a only few years (even though it had taken larger hotel chains nearly 100 years to offer half a million beds?) Have you heard, too often, about all the ways Uber has disrupted the transportation market? These are... more
The organizations that will prosper in this environment will be those to design a data management architecture that can handle all of these different use case and evolve with the needs of the organization. And, it will be critical to increase productivity and self-service of data delivery to fuel new applications and analytics initiatives.
Welcome back to our series of Analytics Chalk Talk videos. I hope you enjoyed our last video: “Data Management Competency for Analytics at the Speed of Business.” In this edition, I’m discussing the magic of metadata and how it will help you attack the amount time needed for data prep so your analysts can get to... more
It’s great to have a vision and strategy for digital transformation, but if you want to be one of the leaders in differentiating your products and services you’re going to need the support of a robust data management platform and architecture.
Along with all the excitement over artificial intelligence and machine learning, there’s an acknowledgement that none of this is possible without one essential raw material: data, and lots of it. As data gets rolled into these systems, and these systems increasingly gain the ability to intelligently act on this data without human intervention, we witness... more