Tag "Data Democratization"

4 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Data Warehouse and Data Lake with Metadata Management

Businesses today are rapidly modernizing and consolidating data warehouses and data lakes in the cloud. The transformation over the past few years has been conspicuous. With the exponential growth in the amount of data being generated and with businesses and functions demanding quick access to that data, enterprises need to scale up their analytical capability.... more

Democratize Data to Empower your Organization and Unleash More Value

Today many businesses are fortunate to have an abundance of valuable data that can enable increased intelligence and drive new revenue when put to proper use. Whether improving customer loyalty programs, applying analytics to understand consumer and organizational behavior, developing new products and services from insights, or to simply innovate faster, data is the lifeblood... more

Women in Data: How Leaders Are Driving Success

As organizations across the board face new challenges in these disruptive times, now more than ever data leaders need strategies that deliver business value. In conversations with customers, I’ve heard first-hand how important it is to create a data strategy that’s based on business outcomes. To develop these strategies and succeed in the digital age,... more

The Business Value of Data Governance: Describing “What’s in It for Me?”

“What’s in it for me?” As a CDO, that’s the key question you need to answer when building out your data governance strategy. In my work with customers, everyone from C-level executives to data practitioners describes a new charter within data governance. While controlling risk and overseeing compliance are still priorities, CDOs are now also... more

Data Governance and the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform — Unlock Your Potential

Organizations are looking to drive agility and maximize the potential of their analytics initiatives by building new systems or modernizing consolidating existing on-premises systems in the cloud. With its unique architecture, Snowflake Cloud Data Platform provides elasticity, native support for diverse data, and compelling performance at a fraction of the cost while eliminating the complexity of conventional... more

Gaining Adoption with Democratization at Eli Lilly

If you’ve been following our Data Empowerment Experts series this year, you’ll know that we have been outlining some of the challenges with turning data into insights that can be used throughout an organization to deliver business value. While there are certainly a lot of hurdles to overcome, one of the biggest challenges is getting... more

Data Democratization Starts with Data Governance & Privacy

We’ve seen a tremendous amount of innovation in data and analytics over the last 20 years. From Data 1.0, where data was limited to bespoke applications. To Data 2.0, where data was unlocked and brought in for enterprise reporting, data warehouses, and data marts. To Data 3.0, where organizations started innovating with broad-based data-driven transformations.... more

Enable Data Democratization and Self-Service With a Data Marketplace

To do their jobs well, people across an organization need quick and easy access to data they can trust. By providing that access, CDOs enable organizations to identify new opportunities, introduce operational efficiencies, and build new products and services to grow revenue. But many of the people needing access lack technical skills. So, how can... more

Data Marketplace: Costco for the Chief Data Office

Even Fortune 500 companies face challenges when making data widely accessible to constituents. All too often, organizations lack protocols to be able to accurately track who is using data and for what purpose. A large defense contractor described a daily challenge faced by its analytics community of some 600+ data analysts and scientists, who were... more