Dwight Davis

Dwight Davis

Independent Writer, Researcher, Consultant

Dwight Davis has reported on and analyzed computer and communications industry trends, technologies and strategies for more than 35 years.

Key Steps On the Path to Improving Data Literacy

5 Steps for Improving Enterprise Intelligence

5 Steps for Improving Enterprise Intelligence

It’s understandable why many corporate executives and managers view the sea of digital data available to them with some uncertainty. Most believe data holds great business value, but many remain uncertain about how to best extract...

The Power of an Interconnected Data-to-Insights Strategy

The Power of an Interconnected Data-to-Insights Strategy

IDC research shows that organizations that perform DataOps better than peers can expect to make better decisions and have better outcomes.

DataOps: Building the Data-to-Insights Pipeline

DataOps: Building the Data-to-Insights Pipeline

Organizations hoping to capitalize on data must deploy tools and processes to use relevant and actionable information in real time.

How to Transform Employees into Data Advocates

How to Transform Employees into Data Advocates

While companies strive to manage mountains of digital data, they may ignore a key barrier to success: their employees’ data-related procrastination or anxiety.

Successful Digital Transformation Requires Data Transformation

Successful Digital Transformation Requires Data Transformation

The digitization of most business activities – combined with cutting-edge IT technologies – promise many benefits. But first, you need a solid data foundation.

Assessing the Value of Corporate Data

Assessing the Value of Corporate Data

Data can deliver business value in many ways–from helping companies optimize operations to improving customer experience and loyalty. But the most valuable data also requires the most protection.

Smarter Decision-Making Via Augmented Analytics

Smarter Decision-Making Via Augmented Analytics

When paired with human expertise, tools using AI and machine learning can help extract the maximum value from digital data resources.

Finding the True Path to Maximizing Data Value

Finding the True Path to Maximizing Data Value

To fully exploit the wealth of digital data now available, organizations must look well beyond their own corporate operations and data sources.

Navigating the Complex Supply Chain Management Landscape

Navigating the Complex Supply Chain Management Landscape

Supply chain management (SCM) has become an increasingly strategic operation for many companies, often serving as a significant competitive differentiator. We spoke with Eric Wilson, General Manager of Supply Chain Solutions at...

Analytics, AI, and Cloud Power Modern Inventory Management

Analytics, AI, and Cloud Power Modern Inventory Management

Every stage and function across a global supply chain is critical, given that a failure of any link in the chain can disrupt the overall process. That said, inventory management is arguably among the most consequential of supply...

Moving from Demand Planning to Automated Demand-Sensing

Moving from Demand Planning to Automated Demand-Sensing

In a recent post on the importance of inventory management, we noted how new technologies are changing how demand forecasting is done. Long-standing demand-planning methods are gradually giving way to automated “demand-sensing”...

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