There’s only one measure of the success of a data-driven organization, one which can make it break it – and that is trust. Trust is the glue that holds enterprises together. It is the asset that will never age. It is the commodity that will never be commoditized. If decision-makers trust the data they are... more
Having a strong, enterprise-focused data analytics effort means a much greater chance of having above-average growth. Nearly two-thirds of companies with well-established advanced analytics strategies report operating margins and revenues of 15% or more, according to a recent survey published by Forbes Insights and EY. So what makes an organization a well-functioning, data-driven machine? Having... more
CIOs will have to master of both the business innovation and technology dimensions of digital transformation to be successful Building a solid data management foundation is essential.
I am excited to share with you that Informatica won the Tableau 2016 Global Technology Partner of the Year award. During Tableau’s annual Partner Leadership Summit which was held in Jan 23-25 in Seattle, Washington , Tableau recognized Informatica as its 2016 Global Technology Partner of the Year. Tableau’s Partner Awards recognize excellent performance and... more
During World War II, intelligence experts developed skills a discipline they called “Content Analysis.” In this case, Content Analysis means the ability to draw insights not necessarily directly from information itself, but rather in the frequency in which the information is presented. Quantifying the number of mentions a particular topic receives, and connecting them to... more
Every organization today wants to use data as competitive advantage to drive profits, reduce cost, improve customer experience and stay ahead of the competition. Organizations are investing in data related projects that will empower their business uses to make good timely decisions. However, these days, business users are not just accessing data warehouses for their... more
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.