A Fusion of Data, Marketing and Technology

After 30+ years of experience and innovations in the Data, Technology and Marketing fields, I am now sharing my knowledge and guidance with the world. Follow we me on LinkedIn and Twitter.  My journey may be able to help you realize your business or professional vision. 

Services & Solutions

Learn what are key characteristic traits of successful data and technology leaders.  The pathway to becoming a CDO, CIO or CTO is filled with challenges and failures.  Only maneuvering through these obstacles can you truly prepare to lead.  

Sky's The Limit

Access unbiased data, marketing technology, research, and real successful business solutions covering a wide range of industries.

Virtual CDO

Learn why a virtual chief data officer may be the right move for your business.  Read the independent articles and research studies here to better understand the value a CDO can offer. Consider a virtual CDO to help you implement the right data  strategy for your business.   

Virtual CIO

A virtual Chief Information Officer can align your business with technology to ensure a cohesive strategy that fits your current and future needs, culture, and vision. Explore strategies of successful CIO and CTO that have led their businesses through technology innovation and growth.

Data as a Service

You can leverage a managed service to ensure all your data needs are met and delivered.  The service can help you procure, manage, verify, and or enhance your data.  For businesses that have in-house resources, you can leverage a Data-as-a-Service platform to integrate various master data management processes or test and procure data from hundreds of sources. 

Data Acquisition

To develop a solid data acquisition strategy for your business, you will need access to varying sources of high quality data. Learn how to discover, compare, and source the right data. Get expert & unbiased guidance and advice from a data expert.

 

Data Management

A great Data Management practice offers expert advice in the areas of enterprise data strategy, data validation, data modeling, data analysis, big data,  data cleansing, data governance, and master data management.  

Data Append & Enhancement

Enhance and append your customer and prospect data, quickly and accurately.  Ensure you select a partner that guarantees the highest level of quality at a reasonable price.  A reputable vendor will offer a  free trial append test.

 

Data Quality

Having the right data is only part of the strategy.  Ensuring your data is accurate and complete is just as important and key to your success.  Learn which data quality processes are essential.

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Data Privacy & Compliance

A proper security, data privacy and compliance strategy will mitigate risks that can threaten your business.  You must ensure effective data protection and compliance in an uncertain world of evolving regulatory privacy laws.

Top drivers of data and cloud computing

New Business Models

Nearly 50% of businesses are relying on cloud computing to create new business models and diversifying their revenue streams.

Enterprise Supply Chain

A growing number of businesses are using cloud computing technology to streamline their supply chains.  It is predicted that 56% of businesses will implement cloud base products over the next 3 years.

Big Data Analysis

The newest and hottest sector of cloud computing is Big Data SaaS offerings.  Nearly 60% of business use cloud- based applications to manage and analyze data.

Areas having the greatest positive impact on cloud computing growth

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New Business Models

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Leveraging Cloud ERP

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Big Data Analytics

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Collaboration with Customers

Career Advice

Education

Some entrepreneurs feel a college degree is no longer essential to being successful in business.  Though there are some examples of truly extraordinary business leaders, my advice is to focus on your education.

Career

Reaching the pinnacle of any profession requires hard work, perseverance, and not being afraid of failure. There are many paths to realizing your career goals.  Explore different paths or create your own.

Technology

Don’t be afraid to adopt and experiment with new technologies.  Just like in investing there is little reward without some element of risk.  Embrace open source innovation and apply it to bring efficiency and value to your business.