Unstructured Data, Unending Security Concerns

Eighty percent of respondents to a new survey know of data leakage incidents in their organizations, and while most have implemented technical controls and auditing, only 16% are highly confident in their file security investments. Consequently, there is a gap between file security policies and the efficacy of technical controls, including encryption, to monitor and enforce compliance. David... Read More »

Transforming Various Data Sources Into One Platform

Conair’s CIO has forged a strong partnership with marketing and sales to enable easier and faster analytics of customer preferences to drive sales.

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Using Neuroscience to Realize Big Data’s Value

How organizations can recoup 60 to 80 percent of their massive investment in big data.

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How Big Data and IoT Drive Digital Marketing Efforts

The majority of organizations are either already acquiring big data or Internet of things (IoT) tools to support digital marketing initiatives, or they’re planning to in the near future, according to a recent survey from 2nd Watch. Tech and business execs with companies that have... Read More »

Why Businesses Need a Search Party to Find Relevant Data

It's been well-reported that the accumulating volume of enterprise-managed data is presenting major challenges for organizations. But they're also struggling with the amount of tools they must use to collect and analyze it, according to a recent survey from Alteryx and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. The resulting report, "Read More »

Why Data Is the New Business Currency

The majority of surveyed business execs said big data is a driver of revenue and is becoming as valuable to their businesses as existing products and services.

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All In: Betting Big on Big Data

Big data analytics has emerged as a top five topic of interest within many organizations, according to a recent survey from Teradata. In fact, a notable share believes that the effective pursuit of data and analytics is the single most essential factor in gaining superior competitive advantage. The resulting report, titled “Read More »

The Best Way to Use Data to Cut Costs? Delete It

A recent mindset challenges the assumption that data storage costs will continue to decline and argues that collecting and indiscriminately storing data can be detrimental to business. The solution: deleting some data. In his thought piece, "Why Data Deletion Makes Sense (and Dollars),"... Read More »

Why CIOs Need a Chief Data Officer

The volume of data that CIOs and their teams oversee is growing immensely–increasing the need to hire a Chief Data Officer (CDO) if they don't already have one on board, according to a recent survey from Experian Data Quality. The report, titled "The Chief Data Officer: Bridging the Gap between Data... Read More »

Why IT Spends Too Much Time on Asset Management

When it's time for a software or compliance audit, tech departments are spending too much time collecting asset inventory data and reconciling asset inventory sources, according to Read More »

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