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Are You Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

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 »

Data Integration Is Vital to Customer Experience

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 »

The Emergence of the Citizen Data Scientist

By becoming citizen data scientists, business users are more invested in the data discovery process as they’re given the tools for performing deep analysis.

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Does Data Collection Waste Time and Resources?

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 »

Why Data Pros Have a Need for Speed

As a means of achieving what's called "fast data/big data," a majority of organizations are deploying tech tools which enable near real-time data pipelines, according to a recent survey from OpsClarity. The resulting report, titled "Read More »

How Business Benefits From Self-Service Analytics

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 "Read More »

Demystifying Business Intelligence Data

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 »

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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Finding the Key to Unlock Data’s Potential

It's no secret that data increasingly defines the enterprise. In fact, a growing number of observers believe that it will emerge as a genuine currency in the years ahead. But putting it to maximum use and achieving optimal results remains a huge challenge. PwC's CEO Survey findings on “unlocking data... Read More »

Big Data’s Biggest Challenges

While the vast majority of organizations are headed in the right direction in leveraging big data effectively, a number of challenges are keeping them from maximizing this resource, Read More »

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