The world population has reached 7.4 billion, with 1.3 billion people routinely working remotely and according to Gartner, there will 6.4 Billion Connected “Things” in use this year, up 30% from 2015, suggesting human behaviours are changing at a staggering pace. Data services are the lifeblood of most businesses, and any disruption can lead… Read more.
The growth of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) has been unprecedented and with good reason. Although there still exists great disparity in the CDO remit, given geographical, industrial and data maturity factors, the role has gained great traction. Gartner’s second annual survey showed that 30% of CDOs now report directly to their CEO and predicts… Read more.
Chief Data Officer Europe 2017 brings together over 200 senior data professionals from across the European landscape. We asked how advanced their data strategy is, what are they looking to invest in the next year and we also looked at who attends the event this February in London. Here are the results: Click on the image… Read more.
Of one thing rest assured, I am not a fan of those posts that offer a numbered list of advices. You know, those “7 ways to double your salary”, “9 things you should never say in the boardroom”, “5 actions to become a CEO in one month” etc… Nevertheless, without numbering them and thanks… Read more.
Utopia is defined as “an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect.” However, perfection is rather illusive and frivolous concept. What is important is the very concept which is ultimately what you hope to achieve with one of your organisation’s greatest assets. Close your eyes, and imagine a place… Read more.
If you Google ‘chief data officer’, you’ll come across a large number of links to articles, white papers etc. entitled “The Emergence of the CDO” or something along those lines. How long is the CDO going to be emerging for? There are many Chief Data Officers/Offices that have been in situ for a number… Read more.
We spoke to Marc Alvarez, Chief Data Officer at Mizuho Securities USA and one of the distinguished thought leaders in this space, to share his insights on the key issues gripping CDOs in the financial services industry. We spoke about the challenges faced in this highly regulated environment, the tangible risks involved when one… Read more.
The promise of an ever-evolving big data landscape and the depths to which analytics can provide companies with new insights, or even new products, means this is an exciting time to be involved in data research. At the same time, however, we’re charting new territory that crosses multiple boundaries, including ethical and privacy concerns…. Read more.