If you want to impress your Sunday night dinner guests with a satisfying culinary outcome from a new recipe, you wouldn’t shop willy-nilly for ingredients. The same goes for that governance or master data management initiative you need to get underway on Monday morning. When considering such projects, keep in mind that the outcome is what matters.
It is important to recognize that a CDO’s relationship with the business is a two-way street. As the CDO collects information about the business, he or she must also deliver value. This mutual relationship with the business is perhaps best seen when CDOs act in their Business Optimizer mode. When focusing on Business Optimization, it is important to have three goals in mind: inspiration, improvement, and growth.
Now that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been published, organizations that operate in the European Union (EU) market and process the personal data of EU data subjects need to understand its implications. Take a look at what you need to know, and the ramifications from noncompliance.
And they said resilience—continuous data access in the face of outages, failures and downtime—across distributed data sources is impossible. Yet the recent IBM BigInsights release offers this capability in its IBM Big Replicate technology. Get an inside look at resilience in an interview with Jim Campigli, cofounder of WANdisco and its chief product officer, who explains the active-active replication technology that makes resilience a reality.
It’s a tough time for CIOs. They’re facing multiple challenges based on current technology trends, changing markets and shifting organizational culture. To see how CIOs around the world are dealing with these and other factors, join an upcoming CrowdChat that analyzes the results of a new CIO study.
Price may be the assumed number one factor for customer loyalty to telecommunications provider services, but quality of service actually tends to rate higher than cost. See why telecommunications providers need to consider the customer experience holistically when addressing the elephant in the room to ensure consistent high-quality provision of network services.
Analytics enables banks to comply with regulations and reduce the risk of fraudulent practices in four major areas. These innovation-driving areas include identifying suspicious transactions, staying within the law to uncover predatory lending practices, defending against online threats and complying with pending banking regulations.
Security and databases are inseparable in this day and age. How can you ensure your data is protected? Take a look at this overview of four security essentials for organizational database environments.
It is important to recognize that the level of integration and governance provided must be tailored to suit the needs of various stakeholders inside and outside of the organization. Some need the ability to explore raw data. Others wish to take analytical discovery into their own hands. Still others will benefit from packaged, value-added data. The desired level of integration and governance activities will vary considerably.