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What is a data architect? IT’s data framework visionary

Data architects visualize and design an organization's enterprise data management framework, aligned with enterprise strategy and business architecture.

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What is data governance? A best practices framework for managing data assets

Data governance defines roles, responsibilities, and processes for ensuring accountability for and ownership of data assets across the enterprise.

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5 data analytics investments worth the hype

Analytics technologies are all too often hyped as transformational magic. But these five emerging analytics investments look promising and productive enough to fuel future bottom-line benefits.

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Data preparation tools: Your analytics strategy’s secret weapon

Data preparation is frequently cited as the leading roadblock to leveraging data within an organization. Getting the right tool for your organization can help you breakthrough.

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It’s all about the data

Gaining control of an enterprise’s data is a key element in taming enterprise complexity. But control without understanding is a recipe for trouble. Understanding data is an obligation of every enterprise architect.

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CIO Digital Magazine, November-December 2016

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

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CIO Digital Magazine, October 2016

Cover story: Uniting the digital enterprise. Enterprise mobility management isn't just for mobile devices and apps anymore, it's for truly becoming an extended enterprise.

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CIO Digital Magazine, September 2016

Cover story: Big data on campus. Facing federal and state pressure to raise retention and graduation rates, dozens of colleges and universities are developing analytics tools to help students make better decisions about everything...

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

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CIO Digital Magazine, August 2016

Cover story: Cloud-based ERP will eventually rule, and on-premises software is destined for legacy status. How can IT ensure a smooth transition?

CIO Wrapsheet: A CIO's guide to understanding analytics

Today's data-driven business runs on the almighty algorithm. Here's how to get the most out of your data analytics.

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CIO Digital Magazine, June-July 2016

Cover story: this year’s CIO 100 honorees are serious about winning customers and driving revenue.

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CIO Digital Magazine, May 2016

Cover story: Connecting devices is just the first act in an Internet of Things production. The magic happens when analytics transform data into business intelligence. CIOs need to play a role.

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CIO Digital Magazine, April 2016

Cover story: Wearables go to work. From fitness trackers to smartwatches, wearables have made a splash in the consumer market, but few enterprises are using the new technology … yet.

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CIO Digital Magazine, February 2016

Cover story: Meet tech's new odd couple. CMOs and CIOs typically come from different backgrounds and have different perspectives, but making their relationship work is critical to the digital business.

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CIO Digital Magazine, January 2016

Cover story: Results from our State of the CIO 2016 survey

CIO Wrapsheet: Marketing Automation

CIO Wrapsheet: How to buy marketing automation tools

Digital marketing is a fast-moving target even for those marketing pros who have embraced it. This guide will help you choose the right tools for your business.

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