Dear Laura: What About Data Governance Policies?

Click to learn more about author Laura Madsen. Last year I wrote the book “Disrupting Data Governance” because I firmly believe that poor Data Governance (DG) programs are getting in the way of data programs being as successful as possible.  As I’ve been working to challenge the status quo on Data Governance I get a […]

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How Storytelling Makes for More Effective Data Comprehension

Click to learn more about author Bernard Brode. Once upon a time, humans communicated meaning through stories. Epic tales of adventure and intrigue, memorable myths of heroes and their trials and travails — these were the parameters around which people framed their individual lives. Today, it’s all about the numbers. From business to advertising and […]

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Seven Common Misconceptions Businesses Have About Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Click to learn more about author Irfan Ak. Artificial intelligence and big data are two of the hottest and most discussed topics in the tech circle. Despite this, there are many misconceptions surrounding both big data and artificial intelligence. There is a lot of hype around both these topics as well, which can sometimes lead […]

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How to Transform into a Data-Driven Organization?

Click to learn more about author Konain Qurban. It is a journey to ensure the alignment of analytics initiatives to organizational objectives, combined with consistent and effective coordination of activities across all business units. The road from a pile of raw data to insights and from insights to action is paved with strategic goals. More […]

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K-Anonymization: An Introduction for First Graders

Click to learn more about author John Murray. Now that privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs) have become a subject of dinner table conversations, our research team continues to field questions on these complex topics which can be difficult to explain. As part of this series, I will attempt to explain another PET, K-anonymization, in a first-grade context: […]

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It’s Time to Admit It: Backup is Your Job

Click to learn more about author W. Curtis Preston. Salesforce finally made it official: Backup is the customer’s responsibility. To be clear, it always was the customer’s responsibility, but Salesforce used to provide a safety net that some used as an excuse not to back up their Salesforce account. As of July 31, 2020, that […]

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