Tag "Analytics"

How IT Leaders Can Drive Analytics Success

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.

How Can Data Disrupt Corporate Thinking? Let’s Count the Ways

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

Really Thoughtful Data: Is ‘Cognitive Computing’ the Next Big Thing in Analytics?

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

What if Da Vinci Had Used Enterprise Data Catalog?

Recently I was at Da Vinci: The Ultimate Innovator special exhibition in Space and Aviation museum in San Diego. Leonardo da Vinci is the greatest inventor in the history. He created futuristic inventions, spectacular sketches and designs that should have revolutionized technology during his time and now. But his work had very little impact to... more

Big Data in Financial Services: From Buzz Word to Business Benefits

The global financial services industry processes hundreds of billions of transactions daily. From managing ATM withdrawals and insurance policies to administering payments and buying and issuing securities—financial services institutions generate massive volumes of structured and unstructured data. But what good is all this data if it sits in silos, or if it can’t be used... more

JLL: Data-Driven Business Transformation

JLL now has an array of services that nobody else in the industry can offer, going way beyond traditional real estate services. Not only does this make JLL the best, most complete solution in the eyes of its clients, it also changes the relationship entirely. Clients no longer see JLL as “just” a commercial real estate broker—the company is a strategic partner that can help with new initiatives, ongoing management and strategy around a company's commercial real estate assets.