Nearly all of the organizations recently surveyed said they have missed valuable opportunities as a result of ineffective data management.
As cognitive technologies and advanced data management techniques standardize across industries, becoming an AI-fueled organization is no longer just a strategy for success, it has become table stakes for survival.
Segment Inc., a startup that helps companies manage the ever-growing streams of data they collect about their customers, raised $175 million in venture funding.
Data Lakes are among the most complex and sophisticated data storage and processing facilities we have available to us today as human beings. Analytics Magazine notes that data lakes are among the most useful tools that an enterprise may have at its disposal when aiming to compete with competitors via innovation. These massive storage pools of data are among the most non-traditional methods of data storage around and they came about as companies raced to embrace the trend of Big Data Analytics which was sweeping the world in the early 2010s.
Data is simply a collection of numbers until it’s transformed into a story. The relationships, trends and patterns you perceive in data is what you want to communicate to your audience.
Oracle hopes to beat Salesforce, Adobe with CX Unity, but what’s the advice for data warehouse, data lake and MDM customers?”
Despite the repeated and justified calls from data governance and management practitioners to take a more holistic view, businesses generally still view data as a project.
An interesting decision came out of Poland’s data protection agency this week after the watchdog issued its first fine under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
On the surface the enforcement doesn’t look so remarkable: A ‘small’ ~€220K fine was handed to a Sweden-headquartered European digital marketing company, Bisnode, which has an office in Poland, after the national Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) decided the company had failed to comply with data subject rights obligations set out in Article 14 of the GDPR.
The market for cryptocurrencies has opened the door for a number of new opportunities and challenges. One of the biggest difficulties that crypto traders, brokers and entrepreneurs face is a rising number of security risks. In 2019, crypto scams where the most common type of online security breaches. CIO reports that CryptoLocker was one of the worst ransomware attacks of 2019. Other crypto scams will be even more prevalent in the future.
As I walked the long halls of Adobe Summit this week in Las Vegas and listened to the company’s marketing and data integration story, I thought about the obvious disconnect that happens between brands and their customers. With tons of data, a growing set of tools to bring it together, and a desire to build an optimal experience, you would think we have been set up for thrilling consumer experiences, yet we all know that is not always what happens when the rubber meets the road.