Navigate Forrester’s Data Economy Research

Forrester IT

It’s not hard to see the signs that the data economy is heating up. They mine their own data, yet increasingly they want incremental insights that drive further differentiation and competitive advantage. Virtually all decision makers want to be insights-driven.

Gartner Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends

CEB IT

Augmented analytics is just one of the top 10 technologies Gartner has identified with the potential to address these and other major data and analytics challenges in the next three to five years. Digital transformation has put data at the center of every organization. 6: Data fabric.

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Little Coordination, Even Less Hunting: External Data Remains Safe In The Wild

Forrester IT

A few days ago, I delivered a Forrester webinar on external data: why you need it, how best to find it, and how to effectively buy it. Take a look at the replay: WEBINAR: Think You’re Doing Data Sourcing Right?

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CDOs Must Take the Lead to Improve Data Literacy

CEB IT

Data literacy — the ability to read, write and communicate data in context — is among the most important abilities for organizations today. By 2020, 80% of organizations will initiate deliberate competency development in the field of data literacy. “By By now, most organizations have identified the need to build a data-driven organization,” says Alan D. This is reflected by the increasing appointment of chief data officers (CDOs). Business value of data.

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Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

The Insights Beat: Save Your Data Strategy From A Nosedive

Forrester IT

This month’s Insights Beat focuses on the latest research in our insights-driven playbook; showcases multiple data, analytics, and machine-learning vendor evaluations; and shines a light on B2B analytics techniques. Is Your Data Strategy Lacking?

Data Strategy & Insights 2019: Reimagine To Reinvent

Forrester IT

Discover the themes and topics we'll be tackling at this year's Data Strategy & Insights Forum. advanced analytics analytics applications artificial intelligence (AI) customer analytics data insights data management data quality & data governance predictive analytics privacy web analytics promoted

IoT Platforms Do Not Steal Customer Data

Forrester IT

There’s a recurring assumption in discussions about internet of things (IoT) platforms: The platform providers make their money by mining insights from data loaded into their platform.

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Three Trends in Data Science Jobs You Should Know

Datacponomy

If you are a Data Scientist wondering what companies could have the most career opportunities or an employer looking to hire the best data science talent but aren’t sure what titles to use in your job listings — a recent report using Diffbot’s Knowledge Graph could hold some answers for.

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Is Your Data Strategy Ready To Keep Up?

Forrester IT

I remember a few years ago when, as enterprise architects, we sat around in the office of the VP of architecture and planned our data strategy on the whiteboard. Enterprise data model? The dreaded data governance plan?

Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Trace Data - Visualizing application traces to understand application interactions. Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand.

Data Mining – A Cautionary Tale

Eric D. Brown

For those of you that might be new to data, keep this small (but extremely important) thing in mind – beware data mining. What is data mining? Data mining is the process of discovering information and patterns in data. irci’s initial review of the data. “I

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Data Governance Takes A Turn — And It’s A Doozy

Forrester IT

If you were to ask me a year ago what I would point to as a best practice for data governance, my response would be to look at what financial services firms do to meet their regulatory requirements.

Data Quality – The most important data dimension?

Eric D. Brown

Take a Look at Your Data , I discuss the importance of data quality and data management in an organization’s digital transformation efforts. What is data quality? … To be of high quality, data must be consistent and unambiguous.

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Big Data Roadmap – A roadmap for success with big data

Eric D. Brown

I’m regularly asked about how to get started with big data. My response is always the same: I give them my big data roadmap for success. Most organizations want to jump in a do something ‘cool’ with big data. Build a data lake (and utilize it).

You Need a Chief Data Officer. Here’s Why.

Eric D. Brown

Big data has moved from buzzword to being a part of everyday life within enterprise organizations. An IDG survey reports that 75% of enterprise organizations have deployed or plan to deploy big data projects. That’s where a Chief Data Officer (CDO) enters the picture.

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Data Strategy & Insights 2019: Solving The Human Skills Problem

Forrester IT

We’ve seen the promise of what enhanced data, analytics, and AI capabilities can do for businesses, but firms are struggling to truly maximize their impact. Data and analytics leaders want to shift into high gear, but many factors are holding them back. age of the customer big data business intelligence customer insights data analysis data insights data mining and collection data science employee experience Information architecture

A Data Scientist’s relationship with building Predictive Models

Datacponomy

If you’re a Data Scientist, you’ve likely spent months earnestly developing and then deploying a single predictive model. A quarter of a Data Scientist’s working life often goes something like this: You met with.

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Data Analytics – The importance of Data Preparation

Eric D. Brown

While not as life-and-death as the above questions, data preparation is just as important to proper data analytics as learning the basics of driving before getting behind a wheel. Data preparation is important. The Importance of Data Preparation.

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Single Source Provider for Data Management – Not Yet

Forrester IT

Architects can choose, and do, a primary cloud service provider and/or Hadoop system to house their data. Moving, transforming, cataloging and governing data is a different story. data management master data management metadata management cloud data catalog data governance data profiling hadoop lineage

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Data Strategy at Strata Data Conf New York

Perficient - Digital Transformation

It’s no secret that data is a massive asset when it comes to making better business decisions. But gaining the valuable insights required to make those decisions requires quality data that you can trust. And to accomplish this you need a data strategy.

A Data and Analytics Leader’s Guide to Data Literacy

CEB IT

That’s essentially how a data-driven business functions when there is no data literacy. If no one outside the department understands what is being said, it doesn’t matter if data and analytics offers immense business value and is a required component of digital business. By 2020, 50% of organizations will lack sufficient AI and data literacy skills to achieve business value. In short, the ability to “speak data” will become an integral aspect of most day-to-day jobs.

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Future-Proof Your Data and Analytics Workforce

CEB IT

Data and analytics leaders cannot master today’s opportunities and challenges of digital business using yesterday’s roles and organization design. Chief data officers (CDOs) consistently mention lack of relevant skills or staff as one of the top internal roadblocks to success. Data and analytics ranked first among tech-related skills that CEOs will need most. Algorithmic business is creating new responsibilities and roles for those managing data and analytics.

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Driving Data

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Could you add more value to that data if you could compare it to the now and see how you are trending? Is your company data like an isolated driver in traffic? You have the data, we’ll help you to reach your desintation. Stuck In Rush Hour.

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Voice Of The Attendee: Data & Analytics Strategy, AI/ML, CX And Growth

Forrester IT

It’s T minus two weeks to Forrester’s 2nd Data Strategy & Insights Forum in Austin, TX. Over 300 data and analytics leaders will gather to share, learn and get inspired! For those of you who have already registered and planning to attend, you answered one key question during the registration process: What is your top […].

Data Analytics – Data Modeling, a Necessary first step

Eric D. Brown

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘data modeling’? Just typing ‘data modeling’ almost made me go to sleep. Data modeling has many different definitions and connotations. You don’t have a data strategy?

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Channel Data Is A Competitive Differentiator

Forrester IT

Leverage Channel Data To Give Partners A Better Experience: Winning In The Channel Requires Data-Driven Program Innovation Brands that provide an enhanced partner experience grow faster than their peers, are more profitable, and drive higher customer satisfaction and retention downstream.

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Are You Ready For Big Data?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to understand what they are going to do with big data Image Credit: Merrill College of Journalism Press Releases. The Challenge Is What To Do With The Data. Changes like “big data” often don’t happen all by themselves. The post Are You Ready For Big Data?

Step by Step Guide to Analyse Telemetry Data using Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer

Anoop

Telemetry data is the basis for solutions like Windows analytics. Telemetry data includes information about hardware, updates, application up-time, crashes, etc. Let’s Analyse Telemetry Data using Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

This one skill will make you a data science rockstar

Eric D. Brown

Want to be a data science rockstar? It isn’t being able to write AI algorithms from scratch or analyze terabytes of data in minutes. Why do I need to communicate to be a data science rockstar? Person 1: She’s been a data scientist for 4 years.

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How Is Data Affecting Your Dating Life?

Datacponomy

How is your personal data impacting your decision to go on a date? The post How Is Data Affecting Your Dating Life? What algorithms do dating apps use to find your next match? How is AI affecting your dating life? Find out below.

Data Strategy and Insights Forum: Data Governance Goes Ambient with a Digital Strategy

Forrester IT

Data governance is good for you, they said. Data governance de-risks your business, they said. Data should be owned by the business, they said. It’s my guess that data governance is not, quite, working for you. How’s that working for you?

Analyst Answers: How IT Leaders Should Invest in Data and Analytics

CEB IT

Data and analytics continues to evolve as digital business takes off. Ahead of Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 , Smarter With Gartner reached out to experts presenting at the event to ask them how IT leaders should invest in data and analytics. Create a data-driven strategy. Data and analytics has a much more expansive role in generating business value. Create a vision of a data-driven enterprise with business peers.

Data Governance Takes A Turn – and Its a Doozy

Forrester IT

If you were to ask me a year ago what I would point to as a best practice for data governance, my response would be to look at what financial services firms do to meat their regulatory requirements. artificial intelligence (AI) big data data governance data management digital business digital disruption digital intelligence machine learning ambient data governance CCPA data ops data stewardship GDPR regulatory compliance

Innovation, Data, And UX Archeology At UX STRAT Europe 2019

Forrester IT

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