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DATE: November 10, 2020 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Good data is like good water: best served fresh, and ideally well-filtered. Data Management strategies can produce tremendous procedural improvements and increased profit margins across the board, but only if…

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The Next Normal: Business Continuity Relies on Data Availability

Click to learn more about author Steve Sullivan. Data is the most important asset of the modern organization. When staying “Always On” is a top priority, reactive responses to data threats and breaches are no longer enough. As what is considered mission-critical to a functioning business changes with the times, keeping all data safe and available is increasingly important to business continuity. A comprehensive data storage solution will protect data…

Data and Renewable Power: A Primer on Innovation

 Click to learn more about author Michael D. Shaw.  More than a collection of numbers or an alphanumeric code, data is power. Data powers power itself, which is to say data is essential to increases in safe and renewable power. How engineers interpret and apply data is also essential to a renaissance in wind power. Regarding the latter, data translates into an increase in the transmission of energy — without…

Key Considerations for Executing a Successful M&A Data Migration or Carve-Out

Click to learn more about author Steele Arbeeny.  Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures are just as much of an undertaking for a CIO as they are for a CFO; they are impactful on both the business and technology side. Determining which SAP systems and data sets to migrate, integrate, or carve-out as part of the deal — and then executing on those migrations or carve-outs — can be costly, lengthy, and…

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Seven Tools for Effective CDO Leadership

The position of Chief Data Officer (CDO) is relatively new in the federal government, and emerging regulations are providing leadership opportunities for the CDO. A new law, the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, went into effect on January 14, 2019, establishing a set of standards and practices for the United States federal government to modernize its data handling. Title II of this act is called the Open, Public, Electronic and…

Streaming Analytics: The Value is in the Action

“When we're talking about streaming analytics, we're talking about flipping our traditional paradigm a little bit and thinking about how we bring analytics to our data, and not necessarily data to our analytics,” said Kimberly Nevala, the Director of Business Strategies for SAS Best Practices, while discussing streaming analytics during the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Analytics Online Conference. “Streaming analytics, as the word ‘stream’ implies, means that we're bringing analytics to what…

Emerging Cloud Computing Technologies

It has taken many years for cloud computing technologies to mature and become mainstream in global businesses. Now the skeptics have stopped questioning the long-range sustainability of the cloud ecosystem, but it remains to be seen how allied technologies like edge, serverless, IoT, AI, and big data can together fulfill enterprise business needs. Many cloud technology experts seem to think that some emerging technologies have the capability of taking cloud…

Maturing Data Governance and Data Literacy to Serve Organizations Better

Maturing Data Governance means growing an organization’s conception and management of its data assets from a narrow IT project conception to the broader business. Organizations can no longer ignore this approach as they drive to digitally transform, improve business efficiency and effectiveness through digitization and human resources. Al-Ruithe, et al. hammer this point home by stating that researchers and practitioners often confuse the IT governance that centers around hardware and…

So You Want to Be a Data Protection Officer?

The role of Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a security position and is a requirement per the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Brazil’s Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD). It is reasonable to expect the United States will develop its own version of the GDPR within the next few years. Many enterprises doing internet business in Europe have had to hire a Data Protection Officer. These individuals are…

Automation and AI: Challenges and Opportunities

Businesses across the globe are fascinated with the idea of AI and automation because this advanced technology promises operational efficiency, enhanced processes, and substantial cost savings. However, AI and its allied technologies have also created uncertainties, confusion, and doubts about the human capability for adopting, deploying, and executing these magical systems in actual business situations — simply because the business leaders and operators are still all humans. Today, it is…

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