The Chief Analytics Officer Takes Center Stage

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From coast to coast, the business world is lauding the emergence of the Chief Analytics Officer (CAO). That’s right, we said Chief ANALYTICS Officer. Perhaps you were thinking about that other C-level role that recently dominated the headlines – the Chief Data Officer? Nope, the CDO is so 2015. Despite it…

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Is Anticipatory Analytics the Path Toward Future Truth?

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New Whitepaper Explores the Arrival of Anticipatory Analytics

Most everyone is familiar with the image of the eccentric fortune-teller gazing into her crystal ball to boldly predict the future. In the business world, teams of analytic experts are doing this everyday; they’re just using data instead of a crystal ball to get a glimpse…

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New Research: Data-Driven Marketing Trends

charts magnifying glass blog pictureSay the right things to the right people at the right time.

Meet those three requirements and your marketing will work. But this recipe for success depends on your ability to know your market and your buyers – and how to reach them.

That’s easier said than done. Why? Because the data you…

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Prioritizing Capital Markets Data Management: Should we be concerned?

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I read the Enterprise Data Management Council’s (EDMC) 2015 Data Management Industry Benchmark Report with great interest and am not sure if I should be encouraged or worried. I am encouraged because the study was well done, and the report was chock…

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Artificial Intelligence and Countering a Fear of the Future

19479560798_d4474e3e8f_oWhether it’s Hollywood movies or speeches by Tesla’s Elon Musk, there is a growing cultural debate around the power of artificial intelligence. “AI” is the ultimate future of Big Data, a world where machines think for themselves based on a fountain of information.

But much of the current debate is fear-based: What…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Exploring Inter-Connected Business Relationships

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How much do you really know about the companies you do business with day in and day out?  Sure, you may understand how your growth is affected by dealings with that supplier you’ve worked with for over a decade. But what about the association that supplier has to another…

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Calling All Data Scientists

Data Scientist photo-1427751840561-9852520f8ce8Being a data scientist is one of the hottest jobs around.

The Harvard Business Review article Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century describes the role this way: “It’s a high-ranking professional with the training and curiosity to make discoveries in the world of big data. Their sudden appearance…

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IoT Is Here – And Accelerating Faster Than Predicted

23554385075_09e0918959_k-2We’ve been hearing about the Internet of Things for what feels like forever, and so it’s easy to start tuning it out.

Yes, we know everything will have a sensor and be connected to the Internet. And yes, we know the Internet will mostly be machines talking to machines. And yes, the numbers of connected…

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With Data, Size Matters, but it’s Really About the Relationships

14854239231_2d7c16f4f4_kI sat in the audience at Waters USA 2015 watching my colleague Anthony Scriffignano, Dun & Bradstreet’s Chief Data Scientist, capture the undivided attention of the delegates with the “inconvenient truths” about decisions we make in today’s data-driven environment. It was intellectually powerful stuff – even for a very tuned-in audience of technology leaders and C-level…

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4 Wishes Data-Inspired Leaders Want This Holiday

 

What Every Data-Inspired Leader Wants This Holiday

With the holidays in full swing, everyone is busy making their lists and checking them twice. But while electronics and toys routinely top the wish lists for most,…

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