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A majority of CIOs are concluding that it's time to dispense with dirty data once and for all: Within the last year, organizations have spent nearly half a million dollars to correct inaccurate data, according to a recent survey from Experian Data Quality. The accompanying report, titled "
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)," Jake... Read More >
What to do with a legacy data center is one of the most challenging questions CIOs face. After years of cycling people, hardware and software in and out of IT, CIOs often want to consolidate and streamline their data centers, but they're not aware of everything residing there. They fight daily time-consuming, costly battles managing the complexity of system interactions. It's natural to migrate... Read More >
The Internet of things (IoT) is evolving rapidly and emerging at the center of a new digital era. One of the key components: machine-to-machine communication (M2M), which encompasses computing devices, sensors and other electronic systems that send and receive data and instructions within a connected and often automated... Read More >
Businesses are increasingly turning to IT to find out more about their customers. As a result, the majority of CIOs and their tech teams are deploying card-scanning systems to automate consumer information capture, according to a Read More >
The goal of creating a trustworthy enterprisewide Information Governance program is to facilitate effective management of information authority, control, accessibility and visibility throughout the information lifecycle. Sherpa Software, provider of cloud and on-premises solutions for unstructured... Read More >
While an overwhelming majority of IT and business decision-makers feel that digital transaction management (DTM) plays a key role in organizational success, most feel that existing tech solutions are not addressing this need, according to a recent survey commissioned by DocuSign and conducted by Forrester Consulting. The resulting report, titled "
CIOs are leading their organizations to greater efficiencies and improved user experiences through the increased use of IT Service Management (ITSM), according to a recent survey from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). The report titled "What Is the Future of IT Service... Read More >
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 2015 CEO Survey findings on “unlocking data... Read More >
A clear majority of senior leaders feel that big data capabilities will determine whether their organizations remain relevant and competitive. But most say IT development processes are creating barriers with respect to arriving at crucial insights when needed, according to a recent survey from Capgemini and EMC. The accompanying
CIOs face a greater variety of challenges than ever, thanks to an ever-proliferating number of impactful tech developments. The digital universe is expected to grow to 40 zettabytes by 2020, due to a 50-fold increase in enterprise data. In two years, workloads made possible by virtual servers and private clouds will double those supported by physical servers. And with a surge of Baby Boomer... Read More >
Who owns big data—the CIO or the CMO? We know what your answer would be. However, industry research reveals that CMOs view marketing as the natural leader of big data and analytics efforts. So, obviously, there's disagreement there, along with great potential for conflict. It doesn't have to be that way, as long as CIOs and CMOs agree to proceed... Read More >
Demand for big data analytics will only continue to soar as the overall market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 27% through 2017, amounting to a $32.4 billion market, according to industry research. Yet, with all of the investments into analytics tools and talent, CIOs and other IT leaders can lose sight of what they're ultimately seeking to do. Collecting lots of big... Read More >
A clear majority of organizations want to move forward with data analytics initiatives. But they're stumbling out of the gate to do so. Here's why: The majority of analysts and a great deal of data scientists say they don't have access to the tools they need to pursue data projects or they aren't even aware of which ones are being deployed in-house, according to a recent survey from
Organizations are empowering CIOs to maximize the value of all things data, whether structured or unstructured. In the process, these CIOs are expanding their impact by redefining their jobs, according to a new paper from McKinsey & Company. Simply stated, these roles break down as follows: business leader, product manager and recruiter.... Read More >