For enterprises to keep up with the impending surge of data—most of which will be unstructured—they must first understand what dark data is and how it will affect their operations. Gaining that knowledge is the first step toward developing a set of data management processes that will "light up" and extract value from more data. There is a pressing need to do so. Today, 80% of all... Read More »
At this point, everybody's talking about the need for a digital transformation. And, fortunately, words are translating to action, according to a recent survey from Pegasystems and The Economist Intelligence Unit. The resulting report, titled "The Digital... Read More »
If your CEO seems a bit distracted these days, give a benefit of a doubt: Today's corporate leaders have a lot on their minds, according to KPMG's most recent U.S. CEO Outlook survey. The accompanying report, titled "Now or Never: CEOs Mobilize for the Fourth Industrial... Read More »
Most organizations are now using analytics and metrics in a broad range of ways to measure the impact of customer engagement, according to a recent survey from Forbes Insights and SAS. The resulting report, titled "Data Elevates the Customer Experience: New Ways of Discovering and Applying Customer Insights," reveals that... Read More »
While IT and many organizations are in the midst of an unprecedented explosion in data-gathering, a new study finds that only 15 percent of all stored data contains business-critical information. The remaining 85 percent is either dark, meaning its value is unknown, redundant, obsolete or trivial. The reason, according to... Read More »
CIOs and their tech teams could better support line-of-business units by enabling what's called "self-service" data analytics, according to a recent survey from Alteryx and Harvard Business Review. The accompanying report, titled "
Employees feel that business intelligence (BI) data is playing an increasingly important role in their company while helping them do their jobs better, according to a recent survey from Clutch. The resulting "2016 Business Intelligence Data Analytics Survey" report reveals that BI data is also becoming more "demystified," as the... Read More »