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What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

Data scientists uncover insights from massive amounts of data to help shape or meet business goals. The data scientist role is becoming increasingly important as businesses rely on data analytics to drive decision-making. Here are the...

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China and the West are converging on consumer data protection policy

As the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on May 25, China is also wrestling with the complex consumer protection issues that bedevil all digital economies.

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6 ways to improve data management and interim operational reporting during an M&A transaction

Data management and operational reporting visibility need to be very carefully considered and addressed in any strategic transaction scenario, whether you are on the buy-side or sell-side. The risks in these areas are very high and...

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The Facebook debacle shouldn’t swing the pendulum toward data overprotection

A deeper dive into controlling and protecting data in the wake of Facebook’s “Cambridge Analytica scandal” and the unintended consequences of lost access from higher standards. Enterprises should address the trade-offs up front as...

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Assess before you leap

Organizations are ensuring their enterprise data management initiatives with proper data governance.

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Why data analytics initiatives still fail

Strong data analytics is a digital business imperative — and it all begins with smart data governance practices and an emphasis on quality and context.

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The role of the Quantified Self in a corporate environment and what it means for IT

Tracking employee health data can yield benefits ... and create issues for IT.

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Using data to cross the finish line

How enterprises can gain data management inspiration from the sports industry.

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Why the data difficulties in Deutschland?

If you're thinking of initiating data-driven business operations in Europe's most powerful and influential economy, plan carefully.

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6 data analytics trends that will dominate 2018

As businesses transform into data-driven enterprises, data technologies and strategies need to start delivering value. Here are four data analytics trends to watch in the months ahead.

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Data privacy: What your employees don’t know but should

Employees tend to have significant gaps in their data privacy awareness, particularly about the data handling requirements of regulations like the GDPR and EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.

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5 questions every CIO needs to ask about a CDP

Customer Data Platforms are becoming more ubiquitous within the enterprise, but conflicting definitions and general market confusion make it difficult to distinguish a true CDP from imposters. Here are five questions to help you cut...

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The capabilities and roles of world-class, master data management

Business strategy achievement requires data management capabilities. Define these first.

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Are expensive data analysts wasting a lot of time?

New research addresses the state of data discovery

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It’s time for companies to embrace Europe’s new data guidelines

All that data your company has everywhere? It’s time to corral it.

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GDPR: Are you ready for the new face of data privacy?

The CIO's guide to the breadth and depth of GDPR.

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AI’s biggest risk factor: Data gone wrong

Bad data is big issue for artificial intelligence, and as businesses increasingly embrace AI, the stakes will only get higher. Here’s how not to get burned.

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Oracle pitches autonomous capabilities for its entire cloud platform

Oracle is raising its bid to attract enterprises moving to the cloud by extending AI-based automation throughout its PaaS (platform as a service) offerings, claiming that the new automated services will cut costs and reduce...

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