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    C-suite unaware old data drives decision-making, survey finds

    Data-driven decision-making is only effective if it matches current conditions. But most data leaders say the process to obtain data insights is slow.

    By Nov. 17, 2021
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    1 in 3 C-suite execs automate processes to tackle hiring crunch

    Automation won't solve everything on its own, but it's part of the  mix of strategies C-suite employers are using to meet their staffing needs.

    By Oct. 13, 2021
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    Privacy and Data Management

    Patchwork privacy legislation makes compliance a challenge, but businesses can expect to see more critical evaluations of current privacy standards and data authority.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    CDOs are misunderstood, grapple with high expectations: survey

    Companies can gain revenue and efficiency from a highly effective data foundation, but expectations surrounding the chief data officer role must first be clarified.

    By Sept. 27, 2021
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    Cigna expands purview of global CIO

    Noelle Eder, who first joined the company in August 2020, will add data and analytics to her role as innovation reshapes access to care across the industry.

    By Sept. 23, 2021
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    The role of privacy-enhancing technologies in measuring and managing risk

    Privacy-enhancing technologies are on the radar of companies seeking to build a stronger data foundation. This byline shares a framework to maximize the use and value of data without compromising its privacy.

    By Isaac Hales, Product Manager, Federated Analytics, LiveRamp • Sept. 20, 2021
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    Data center downtime decreases, but consequences get more severe

    When an outage or disruption occurs, IT faces a time crunch to recover — especially if tech is mission critical.

    By Sept. 14, 2021
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    How one logistics company plans to augment human tasks with tech

    One thing machines do well is generate data. One thing people could do better is interpret that data.

    By Jim Stinson • Aug. 12, 2021
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    Hungry for data insights, companies struggle with security and skill shortages

    A mismatch between data supply and demand are impacting companies as they look to technology to assist with decision-making.

    By Aug. 11, 2021
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    What tech executives expect from investments in data and analytics

    With $11 million on average to spend on data-driven initiatives, companies want to rely on AI and ML to enhance internal and external processes.

    By July 14, 2021
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    How to course-correct shortcomings in data strategies

    For organizations that identified gaps or flaws in already deployed data strategies, the first step toward improvement is to assess the damage.

    By July 7, 2021
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    Hot desks are heating up as people head back to the workplace

    Envoy analyzed their platform data of over 225,000 desk bookings to provide insights into how employees are using the workplace.

    By Jonathan Weindel, Head of Data Analytics at Envoy • June 28, 2021
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    Data pros are swamped by growing company needs

    The ideal digital company runs on data to make decisions, market itself and increase revenue. But teams are at capacity, data professionals say.

    By June 8, 2021
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    Making the most of data and analytics

    Data and analytics leaders are also chief value officers, building and realizing the full potential of data's benefits.

    By May 7, 2021
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    Decision-making, ROI: How chief data officers deliver value

    Analytics leadership can help companies use data as an asset and take a modern approach to planning.

    By May 6, 2021
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    3 ways business can use data and analytics to change outcomes

    The painful truth of data and analytics is that no tech leader can go at it alone, a Gartner analyst said.

    By May 4, 2021
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    5 hallmarks of a successful data culture

    Companies can use data for increased business agility and competitiveness. But not without the right data culture, which hinges on a top-down leadership approach.

    By April 28, 2021
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    Data strategies hinge on quality, processing: report

    Understanding where data fits is the first basic companies must master before advancing modernization and emerging technologies.

    By April 21, 2021
  • To improve metrics, companies need deeper data dives

    Data lakes contain much more information than executives typically use to track performance, data specialists say. 

    By Robert Freedman • April 5, 2021
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    Data and analytics to become 'core business function' in 2021: Gartner

    A need for efficiency and competitive advantages is driving businesses to take data and analytics off the standby list.

    By March 16, 2021
  • Businesses grapple with scattered data, obscuring insights

    The number of data systems at play inched up over the last two years, according to a report from Starburst and Red Hat.

    By March 5, 2021
  • Retail accelerates tech goals en route to brand clout

    The pandemic thrust consumers online, moving forward modernization plans for the retail sector.

    By Jan. 21, 2021
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    What should businesses do about data analytics? Here's Wayfair's playbook

    The future of data analytics within the organization brings tech and subject matter expertise closer together, with help from accessible tools.

    By Jan. 19, 2021
  • Democrats control Congress. Will 2021 be the year for federal privacy laws?

    The Biden administration signaled a push for national privacy rules. But don't hold your breath.

    By Samantha Schwartz • Jan. 8, 2021
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    California voters approve 'CCPA 2.0' ballot proposition

    Proposition 24 says that if companies don't need certain details about consumers to run their business or provide services, then they don't need to collect the information at all.

    By Samantha Schwartz • Updated Nov. 4, 2020
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    Power new business opportunities through data connectivity

    Increasingly, CIOs understand that a collaborative business is a smart business, and the challenge is to support a flexible infrastructure to deliver partner insights and data connectivity. 

    Nov. 2, 2020