It Database Data Management Category


Who’s Mining the 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 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)," Jake... Read More >

How to Successfully Migrate a Data Center

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 >

How M2M Powers the Internet of Things

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 >

Why Companies Struggle With Data and Analytics

Nearly all organizations are using data and analytics (D&A) solutions, but very few are satisfied with the results, according to a recent survey from KPMG International. The Read More >

What IT Seeks From Automated Customer Systems

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 >

Law Firm’s Global CIO Raises the Bar for IT

Hogan Lovells’ first Global CIO, Mike Lucas, discusses information management and how his team meets strategic needs. Read More >

How to Create an Information Governance Program

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 >

Why IT Falls Short of Digital Transaction Demands

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 "Read More >

How Companies Benefit From ITSM

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 >

Challenges Abound in Unlocking 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 2015 CEO Survey findings on “unlocking data... Read More >

How to Overcome Big Data Barriers

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 Read More >

CIOs Are Emerging as Vital Business Influencers

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 >

Big Data = Big Challenges

To gain the most of big data analytics, CIOs must take the lead in building a big data framework focused on agility, flexibility and rapid decision-making. Read More >

How to Work Well With Your CMO on Big Data

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 >

Anticipate Your Customers' Future Desires

CIOs need to gather meaningful customer data and turn it into business intelligence that informs our future business decisions. Read More >

Doing Big Data Analytics Right

Big data analytics offers revolutionary capabilities but achieving results requires a strategic vision—and a view into how it can create business value. Read More >

Germany's Secret World Cup Weapon: Big Data

If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to the use of big data analytics, look no further than Germany's national soccer team, winner of the 2014 World Cup. Read More >

Eight Classic Big Data Mistakes

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 >

Why Extracting Value From Big Data Is Difficult

Businesses that are exploring big data need to consider the technical and talent challenges and develop well-defined business objectives before committing staff and budget to any initiatives. Read More >

Businesses Need Help With Data Analytics Tools

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 Read More >

How Big Data is Redefining the Role of a CIO

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 >

Tompkins County Crumples the Paper Jam

A county in upstate New York turns to a sophisticated ECM system to revamp and revolutionize the way it handles documents and records. Read More >

Data Protection Without Hardware Investments

Thanks to Virtual Appliance, The Aldridge Company can protect data locally and replicate it to the cloud without the need to purchase any on-site hardware. Read More >

10 Things That Smart Data-Analytics Teams Do

In prior slideshows, we've extensively illustrated the rising role of big data in the enterprise, especially with respect to how it's driving business decision-making. To perform up to the expectations of the C-suite, your data-analytics IT team must deliver on a wide range of technology needs while still demonstrating a command of critical soft skills. The latter skillset will help your team... Read More >

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